RT2600ac
Synology RT2600ac 802.11ac Wireless Router

The Synology RT2600ac router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the Synology Synology RT2600ac 802.11ac Wireless Router.

The RT2600ac is featured in our
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Quick links:
Default password/Login
Login instructions
User Manuals


RT2600ac router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: 1.7 GHz
RAM: 512 MiB
Flash: 4096 MiB + 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: 1 x Gigabit port
ETH: 4 x Gigabit ports
USB-ports: 0

Synology RT2600ac review (quick overview)

Here is the quick comparison of how the Synology RT2600ac compares to other routers on our site:

Average 60/100
Editor 84/100
WiFi 20/100
Hardware 78/100
Current price $163.93

For a full list of routers and how they compare to the RT2600ac, check the Router Buying Guide which will help you buy the most price-competitive router.

Hard reset instructions for Synology RT2600ac

If your RT2600ac 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 Synology RT2600ac 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. 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 Synology RT2600ac

If you have performed a reset of your RT2600ac device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): SynologyRouter
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1 Synology login instructions
Default username: admin Synology router default password list
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.

How to login to the RT2600ac

To login to the Synology RT2600ac 802.11ac Wireless Router and change the settings, you can follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you are connected to the router's network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
  2. Open your browser and visit http://192.168.1.1
  3. You should be prompted with a login dialogue.
  4. Enter the username: admin and if it requires a password, leave it empty or try with admin/password
    Note: If you have already changed the password use that instead.
  5. You will now be logged in. If you haven't yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first thing you do after logging in.

If these instructions don't work for your router, you can always try a factory reset to get the default, or try some other common Synology credentials, as they can usually be shared across models/variants.




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