Linksys WRT160N default password is “admin” for router. This password, like most passwords, is case sensitive, in which all the letters in this example should be in lowercase.
When you are asked for the Linksys WRT160N username, just leave that field blank. Some linksys routers use the default username but it is not in the case of the WRT160N. 192.168.1.1 The default IP address Linksys WRT160N.
When the default password for the router no longer works, it probably means that the password has changed some more, maybe some more secure The default password for the WRT160N router is a very easy way to guess someone, probably this is why it was changed.
The good thing is that you can reset the router to your default settings to restore the default password and log in with the administrator.
Here’s how to reset the Linksys WRT160N router:
01- Make sure the router is plugged in and powered on.
02- Turn the WRT160N around to its back side where the cables are connected.
03- Press and hold down the Reset button for 5-10 seconds with something small and sharp like a paperclip.
04- Wait 30 seconds for the router to fully reset.
05- Unplug the power cable from the back of the router for just a few seconds and then reattach it.
06- Wait another 30 seconds for the WRT160N to power back on and finish starting up.
07- Now that the router has been reset, you can login at the 192.168.1.1 address using the admin password.
08- Remember to change the router password to something more secure now that it’s been restored to admin. You can store it in a free password manager to make sure you don’t ever lose it.
At this point, after resetting the WRT160N router, you have to reproduce any customizations you have before resetting it. For example, the wireless network settings like SSID and password need to be re-entered, such as a custom DNS server and so on.
Help! I Can’t Access My Linksys WRT160N Router! You may call to Linksys Support Number (800) 245-6042