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This guide will show you how to reset your Asus, Linksys, and Netgear routers to the original firmware from the ExpressVPN app for routers firmware.
- Asus RT-AC68U, RT-AC87U, RT-AC56R, RT-AC56S, and RT-AC56U
- Linksys EA6200
- Netgear R6300v2 and Nighthawk R7000
Step 1: Go to www.expressvpnrouter.com using the router’s Wi-Fi connection. On the page, select Administration and then Firmware Upgrade.
Step 2: In the drop down, select Reset to Default settings and find the original Asus or Netgear firmware to flash to.
Step 3: Click Upgrade and wait while the firmware is uploaded. You will be asked to verify the file flashing. Click Proceed to continue.
Step 4: When the flash is complete, you will be notified that you are not connected to the router. This is normal. Connect to the Asus or Netgear router’s Wi-Fi and set your router login information if prompted.
The image below displays the Netgear Admin Account Settings:
Step 5: You should have full internet access now. If you have trouble accessing your router dashboard later, see instructions on how to find your router’s default gateway.