ASUS RT-AC58U Wireless Router Reset

Instructions on how to factory reset and reconfigure the ASUS RT-AC58U Wireless Router

1) Using a small object such as a paperclip or toothpick, press and hold the Reset button on the back of the router for at least 10 seconds, then release it.

2) Wait for the router to reboot - this should take 60-90 seconds


3) On a laptop, desktop, mobile or tablet, please reconnect to the Wi-Fi network. If you have a computer with a wired connection, you may skip this step.

The name of the Wi-Fi network will be written on a sticker on the base of the router. These will be labelled “SSID” and “Password”

4) When you have connected to the Wi-Fi, it may say “Connected, No Internet”. This is expected, please open a web browser such as Chrome, Safari, Edge, or Firefox, and type the following into the address bar and press enter:

5) Click the Manual Setting button

6) The page will automatically load into the Quick Internet Setup Wizard, and will prompt you to set a new Router Login Name and Password. This Username and Password is used to access the Router Settings and can be set to anything you like

Once you have selected a Router Login Name ans Password, click Next

7) Select the Wireless router mode (Default) option, then click Next

8) Select your Connection Type

a) If your Connection Type is PPPoE, select the option Yes, then click Next

Enter the Username and Password for your connection, then click Next


b) If your Connection Type is DHCP, select the option No, then click Next

Select the option Automatic IP (DHCP) then click Next

9) If you wish to keep the default Wi-Fi Network Name and Password, simply click the Apply button.

If you wish to change the Wi-Fi Network Name and Password to something different, click the option No, then enter your desired Network Name (SSID) and Password in the boxes below, then click Apply

10) Please make sure you take note of booth the Network Name and Password you have entered so you are able to reconnect to the network later, then click Complete

15) Your router will now reboot and connect to the Internet.

Note: If you have changed the default Wi-Fi Network Name and Password, you will need to reconnect to the Wi-Fi using these new details.