If your top 3 searches include the phrases “Asus router setup wizard”, “Asus router login forgot password” and “Asus router reset “, chances that you are already familiar with the Asus routers are pretty high and I would like to congratulate you. Yes, the Asus devices are a little overwhelming to setup (Except the Asus RT-AC68U setup which is the simplest and which makes it a powerful Asus device), but that’s only because they are packed with features which can help absolutely smoothen and pleasantly improve your streaming experience. When Asus routers are performing even the simple task of sending data, the whole process involves so many complex algorithms that you’re better off not knowing about; the prime example of which would be the Asus RT-AC5300 setup process which while is simple, is nothing as compared to what lies under the hood of this beast of a device. Hence the little problems like when the Asus router app connection failed or when you simply are looking for the Asus router setup password can be handled with relative ease. Post telling you how to setup the Asus wireless router, we will be addressing the issues mentioned above and more.

Hence first let’s delve into the router setup process. First things first, let’s have your Asus router connected to the modem and a power source. Use the Ethernet cable to connect the internet port of Asus router to the LAN port of the modem. Next connect the power source to the router. Post this we would be required to start the Asus router setup wizard. To do this, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Connect you Wi-Fi router with a PC or a laptop using a wired connection. It is preferred that you use a wired connection however which is more stable than the wireless one. Then open a web browser and go to or enter http://router.asus.com.

Step 2: Once the Asus router login page asks for credentials enter the Username as admin and Password as admin too and press login.

Step 3: The QIS or Quick internet setup will launch as soon as you login.

Step 4: The router will now search for and identify the ISP connection. If you wish to enter it manually, you can enter the details of Dynamic IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, and Static IP, whichever is applicable.

Step 5: Enter a suitable SSID and password and choose the security type. Next press Apply.

Step 6: After confirming the authenticity of the entered settings, press next to continue and go through the tutorial that comes next. Change the asus router default login username and password for security purposes.

The above mentioned steps can help you setup your Asus device effectively and work for Asus RT-AC58U setup, Asus RT66U B1 setup, Asus RT-AC68U setup, Asus RT-AC5300 setup, Asus RT-AC88U setup and many others. There are still a number of FAQs which are asked. These would be:

Question: What do I do if I forgot my Wi-Fi password?
Answer: To tackle this particular issue, simply connect a PC or a Laptop to the device using a wired connection if you’ve lost the SSID password. Once you connect, you will have access to the network.

Step 1: Use the browser of the PC or laptop and go to the Asus router login page to access the web-based router setup page.
Step 2: Enter the Username and password of the admin page and click Okay.
Step 3: Head over to the Wireless tab under the General settings. Click on reset password and then you will be asked to enter the new password.
Step 4: If you have lost the Asus router setup password of the admin page, the router will have to be reset and sent to its default factory settings state. To do that, press and hold down the reset button for 10 seconds.
Step 5: Enter the settings again and save them.

Question: What do I do if the Asus router app connection fails repeatedly?

Answer: That issue can arise due to a number of reasons which can be fixed by following the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: The first thing you need to make sure of is if the router is properly connected to the internet and has power. Check the connections and cabling.
Step 2: This problem also comes due to an outdated firmware. Update the firmware and try to reconnect.
Step 3: Make sure that your router and device is receiving a valid IP and that your device is set to receive the IP dynamically. Check the gateway of the device by going to Command prompt and typing ipconfig.
Step 4: If none of the other methods work, reset the device by pressing the reset button and roll it back to default factory settings.

Questions: Question: How do I monitor my USB device?

Step 1: Go to the router settings page that you can access using the IP or enter http://router.asus.com.
Step 2: Go to Network Map under general settings.
Step 3: Locate and select the USB Disk status icon which contains all the information of the USB connections that exist with your device.
Step 4: Go to AiDisk Wizard field to start the internet file sharing. Go to the setup FTP server option and create a connection to start the file transfer.

It is imperative that remove all USB drives safely from the network. To safely remove the device from the network, open the settings page and on the top right corner, find and click the option “Eject USB disk”.