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Router info

OpenWrt supported: no
dd-wrt supported: no
Cpu:
RAM:
Flash:
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 Airlink101 AR686W

If your AR686W 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 Airlink101 AR686W in the following way(s):

The 30-30-30 reset

There are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do 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 Airlink101 AR686W

If you have performed a reset of your AR686W device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): Airlink101
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.2.1
Default admin password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.2.1
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 AR686W

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 AR686W.

Name Type Size Date
save User Manual_Part I (click to download) pdf 2.59 MB Dec. 4, 2012
save User Manual_Part II (click to download) pdf 2.92 MB Dec. 4, 2012