router HG531 v1 print 300Mbps Wireless ADSL2+ Router

The Huawei HG531 v1 router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It's also known as the Huawei 300Mbps Wireless ADSL2+ Router.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
User Manuals

HG531 v1 router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: n/a
Flash: n/a
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (bgn)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: 4 100mbps ports
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Huawei HG531 v1

If your HG531 v1 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 Huawei HG531 v1 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 Huawei HG531 v1

If you have performed a reset of your HG531 v1 device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): HUAWEI-XXXXXX
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1 Huawei login instructions
Default username: user Huawei router default password list
Default password: user 
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 HG531 v1

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 HG531 v1.

Name Type Size Date
save User Manual (click to download) pdf 1.05 MB Sept. 25, 2013
save User Manual (click to download) pdf 1.15 MB Oct. 30, 2013