Reset Linksys EA8500 Router

How to Reset the Linksys EA8500 router:

  1. Make sure the router is ON.
  2. Find a small hole at the back of the router. That is the Reset hole.
  3. Get a straightened paperclip, a push pin or anything pointy and thin.
  4. Push the Reset hole in for at least 10-15 seconds.
  5. Wait for the router to reboot and reconnect.

How to login to the Linksys EA8500 router

To login into the Linksys EA8500 and change the settings:

  1. Open your browser and visit
  2. You should see the login screen.
  3. Enter the username: created in initial setup and the password: created in initial setup.

Download the Linksys EA8500 User Manual

Click the link below to start your download: