Velop (WHW03 V2)

The Linksys Velop (WHW03 V2) router has Gigabit WiFi, ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

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Velop (WHW03 V2) router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: 512 MiB
Flash: 512 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: None
USB-ports: 0

Linksys Velop review (quick overview)

Here is the quick comparison of how the Linksys Velop compares to other routers on our site:

Average 50/100
Editor 82/100
WiFi 20/100
Hardware 50/100
Current price $50.99

For a full list of routers and how they compare to the Velop (WHW03 V2), check the Router Buying Guide which will help you buy the most price-competitive router.

Hard reset instructions for Linksys Velop (WHW03 V2)

If your Velop (WHW03 V2) 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 Linksys Velop (WHW03 V2) in the following way(s):

Through the web interface

  1. Open your browser and navigate to the router interface (check default settings below)
  2. Under the Administration tab you will find a sub-tab called Factory defaults
  3. On the Factory defaults page click the button labeled Restore Factory Defaults

With the reset button

  1. Have your unit powered on
  2. Press and hold the reset button for at least 10 seconds until the power light starts blinking, then release.
  3. When the power light goes solid, unplug the power to the router for 10 seconds
  4. Plug the power back in and start the router
  5. When the power light goes solid again the router is ready to use.

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. If that doesn't work be sure to check out the questions and answers incase someone else has had similar problems resetting their router.

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 Linksys Velop (WHW03 V2)

If you have performed a reset of your Velop (WHW03 V2) device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.



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