How to Reset Orbi Router Back to Factory Settings?
“I need to perform the Orbi factory reset process! But, I don’t know the exact instructions! I searched on Google about “how to reset Orbi router back to factory settings”, but I couldn’t because I failed to understand the instructions. Please help me regarding the Orbi reset process!”
This query we have received from one of our Netgear Orbi router users today this morning! If you are also in search of the same, then you are on the right post. Here, we are going to provide you instructions following which the Orbi factory reset process will be a walk in the park for you. Hence, keep reading!
Steps to Reset Orbi Router Back to Factory Settings
Step 1: First things first, if any of your smart devices are accessing Orbi’s SSID, stop making them have access to it for the time being.
Step 2: As soon as you do so, locate and press the Reset button present on the Orbi device.
Step 3: Wait for some time and the Orbi factory reset process will be completed.
What if you are unable to reset your Netgear Orbi router? Need not worry! More than 80 percent of users fail to reset their Orbi and you are not an exception. But, you don’t have to worry! We have got you covered! We are going to give you a couple of fixes through which you will be able to resolve the “unable to reset Orbi” issue easily.
Bear in mind, after applying the fixes, you have to perform the reset process on your Orbi again. Keep reading!
Unable to Reset Orbi Router Back to Factory Settings
Fix 1: You have to ensure a steady power supply to your Orbi router during the entire reset process. Install a UPS in case you have power outage issues in your areas!
Fix 2: Disconnect your Orbi from your internet modem as well.
Fix 3: Do not interrupt the Orbi factory reset process! Upon pressing the Reset button on it, do not have access to its SSID or reconnect it to your modem immediately.
So, now you have come to know about how to factory reset Orbi and fix issues while executing and completing the process, right? Without waiting much, make the most out of your Orbi’s WiFi by configuring it from the scratch.
How to Do Orbi Setup?
Setting up Netgear Orbi router is not rocket science! It’s as easy as ABC! Still, if you want instructions to initiate the process, scroll down a little!
Step 1: Right off the bat, put your Netgear Orbi router on proper power and ensure to choose a working wall socket for it.
Step 2: Then, you have to connect your Orbi and modem via an Ethernet cable. You can also use a wireless source for the same. But, you must have an active internet connection and receive sufficient internet services from the end of your ISP.
Step 3: Now, you need to turn on a computer. If you have a laptop, you canuse it.
Step 4: On your smart device (computer or laptop) open an up-to-date version of the internet browser and enter orbilogin.net in the search bar. Bear in mind, the web address will not work if you have input it in the search bar. Also, you need to cross-check the web address entrée and ensure that there aren’t any typing errors. To prevent yourself from committing typing errors, we have a solution i.e. to copy orbilogin.net and paste it in the browser’s address bar.
Step 5: Press Enter and you will be redirected to the Orbi login window. But, if you use the browser’s private window, you will surely not get Orbi login success.
Step 6: On the Orbi login page, provide the device (Orbi router’s) username and password, click on the Log In button, and follow the instructions to reconfigure your Orbi like a pro.
That was all about our post about how to reset Orbi router back to factory settings. We hope that you get Orbi factory reset success! Also, we anticipate that you will not get issues while configuring your Orbi again via orbilogin.net (manual method) after resetting. Still, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our online support team!