DWR-961 rev C1
Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Router

The D-Link DWR-961 rev C1 router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 1200 Mpbs.
It is also known as the D-Link Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Router.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
Login instructions


DWR-961 rev C1 router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: n/a
Flash: n/a
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: 1200 Mpbs
WAN: 1 x 100mbps port
ETH: 4 x 100mbps ports
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for D-Link DWR-961 rev C1

If your DWR-961 rev C1 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 D-Link DWR-961 rev C1 in the following way(s):

With the reset button

  1. Locate the reset button on the back off the router
  2. While the unit is powered on, press the reset button with a sharp object (e.g. paperclip)
  3. Hold the button pressed for 10 seconds, then release.
  4. The unit will reboot by itself and once the WLAN light stops blinking the factory reset is done.
  5. You can now setup your router again through the user interface

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.

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 D-Link DWR-961 rev C1

If you have performed a reset of your DWR-961 rev C1 device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): DWR-961-XXXX,DWR-961-XXXX-4GHz
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.1 D-Link login instructions
Default username: admin D-Link router default password list
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.1
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 DWR-961 rev C1

To login to the Wireless AC1200 4G LTE 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://192.168.0.1
  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 D-Link credentials, as they can usually be shared across models/variants.




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