802AA
802.11a Wireless Access Point

The Actiontec 802AA router has 11mbps WiFi, 1 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the Actiontec 802.11a Wireless Access Point.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
Login instructions
User Manuals


802AA router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: 266 MHz
RAM: 16 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: 11mbps (a)
WiFi bands: & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: 1 x 100mbps port
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Actiontec 802AA

If your 802AA 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 Actiontec 802AA 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 Actiontec 802AA

If you have performed a reset of your 802AA device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): ACTIONTEC_11A
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.250 Actiontec login instructions
Default username: Admin Actiontec router default password list
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.250
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 802AA

To login to the 802.11a Wireless Access Point 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://192.168.0.250
  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 Actiontec credentials, as they can usually be shared across models/variants.


User Manuals for 802AA

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 802AA.

Name Type Size Date
Manual (click to download) pdf 1.15 MB Dec. 20, 2001

802AA Firmwares

Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly increase the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Actiontec 802AA:

Actiontec stock firmware for the 802AA

Stock firmwares for the 802AA are available under the download section on the modem's support page. You can also refer to the router's manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.




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