WRE2205 print

Router info

OpenWrt supported: no
dd-wrt supported: no
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
ETH-ports (LAN): 1
ETH-speed: 100mbps (10/100)
USB-ports: no

Hard reset instructions for ZyXEL WRE2205

Through web interface

  1. Open web browser and go to the address of your router (check defaults below)
  2. Log in with your username/password (default are below)
  3. Under Maintenance, locate Backup/Restore and click it
  4. Locate the section Factory defaults and click the reset button, if prompted click Ok
  5. Wait for the router to reboot

With the reset button

  1. Have the router plugged in and turned on
  2. Locate the reset button which is marked reset and usually in a hole
  3. With a paperclip or sharp pen, press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds until the SYS light starts to blink
    1. If the SYS light doesn't start to blink after 10 seconds:
      1. Keep holding the reset button pressed
      2. Turn off the modem / unplug it
      3. While still holding the reset button, start / plug in the router
      4. After about 20 seconds, the Power or SYS light will start blinking rapidly
      5. Release the reset button
  4. When the light stops blinking and light up normally the router is reset.

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

Default factory settings

Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.2
Default admin username: admin
Default admin password: 1234
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.2

User Manuals for WRE2205

Name Type Size Date
save user manual pdf 1.71 MB June 13, 2012
save Users Manual pdf 2.1 MB Oct. 27, 2011
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