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The ASUS RT-N13U router has 300mbps WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It also supports custom firmwares like: dd-wrt, OpenWrt.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
User Manuals
Flashing Custom Firmwares

Other versions (newest first):

RT-N13U router specifications (specs)

System specs
Cpu: n/a
RAM: 32 MiB
Flash: 4 MiB
Custom firmwares: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
Connectivity
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
WAN-ports: 1
WAN-speed: 100mbps (10/100)
ETH-ports (LAN): 4
ETH-speed: 100mbps (10/100)
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for ASUS RT-N13U

If your RT-N13U router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your ASUS RT-N13U in the following way(s):

Through the web-interface

  1. Open your browser and navigate to the default gateway ip (check default settings below)
  2. Sign in to the web-interface with the username and password you have selected, or try the defaulr username and password (check default settings below)
  3. Under the advanced settings menu, select administration
  4. Find the link "Restore/Save/Upload Setting"
  5. Beside Factory default click on Restore
  6. If prompted, click ok

With the reset button on the router

  1. Locate the reset button on the backside of your unit
  2. with a sharp object, e.g. a paperclip or pencil, press and hold the reset button for 5s or until the power led starts flashing

The 30-30-30 reset

If the above instructions don't work you can always try the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
  1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
  2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.
Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.

Default factory settings for ASUS RT-N13U

If you have performed a reset of your RT-N13U device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): ASUS
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1 ASUS login instructions
Default username: admin ASUS router default password list
Default password: admin 
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.1
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

User Manuals for RT-N13U

Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your RT-N13U.

Name Type Size Date
save Users Manual 4 (click to download) pdf 0.95 MB May 18, 2009
save Users Manual 1 (click to download) pdf 1.35 MB May 18, 2009
save Users Manual 3 (click to download) pdf 2.43 MB June 3, 2009
save Users Manual 2 (click to download) pdf 3.08 MB June 3, 2009

RT-N13U Firmwares

Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly increase the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the ASUS RT-N13U:

Flashing dd-wrt on the ASUS RT-N13U

Since the RT-N13U has 4 MiB of flash memory, you should choose a stripped down version of dd-wrt that fits on the smaller flash.
Instructions on how to flash dd-wrt onto your ASUS RT-N13U can be found on the dd-wrt wiki
Note: Always make sure to read the wiki and howtos of dd-wrt before doing any flashing.

Flashing OpenWrt on the ASUS RT-N13U

The ASUS RT-N13U is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of Hardware. So flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
To get started with the flashing, head over to the OpenWrt instructions for RT-N13U and they'll take it from there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you're on own risk. Make sure to read OpenWrt's wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes wrong.