EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG)


EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: 1.8 GHz
RAM: 16384 MiB
Flash: 4096 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: No ()
WiFi bands: n/a
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: 1 x Gigabit port
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG)

If your EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) 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 Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) 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 Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG)

If you have performed a reset of your EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1 Ubiquiti Networks login instructions
Default username: ubnt Ubiquiti Networks router default password list
Default password: ubnt 
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 EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG)

To login to the EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) 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: ubnt and the password ubnt
    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 Ubiquiti Networks credentials, as they can usually be shared across models/variants.


EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) 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 Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG):

Ubiquiti Networks stock firmware for the EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG)

Stock firmwares for the EdgeRouter Infinity (ER-8-XG) 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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