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How to Factory Reset a D-Link DAP-1520 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to reset your D-Link Range Extender to its factory default settings.
  • How to set your D-Link Range Extender back up again if you need help.
You'll Need:
  • A pin, straightened paperclip or other similar tool.

1 Factory Reset

Resetting your range extender back to factory defaults will erase all saved settings and preferences. It will need to be set back up again once this process has completed.

  1. Make sure the range extender is plugged into a power outlet.
  2. The indicator light on the front should be lit solid or blinking.
    Status light highlighted on front of D-Link range extender.
  3. Locate the pinhole on the side where the reset button is.
    Pinhole with reset button highlighted on side of D-Link range extender.
  4. Insert a pin then press and hold the reset button for at least six seconds or until the indicator light turns solid red.
  5. The range extender should now be reset to factory default settings.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to reset your D-Link Range Extender to its factory default settings.
  • How to set your D-Link Range Extender back up again if you need help.
You'll Need:
  • A pin, straightened paperclip or other similar tool.

Resetting your range extender back to factory defaults will erase all saved settings and preferences. It will need to be set back up again once this process has completed.

  1. Make sure the range extender is plugged into a power outlet.
  2. The indicator light on the front should be lit solid or blinking.
    Status light highlighted on front of D-Link range extender.
  3. Locate the pinhole on the side where the reset button is.
    Pinhole with reset button highlighted on side of D-Link range extender.
  4. Insert a pin then press and hold the reset button for at least six seconds or until the indicator light turns solid red.
  5. The range extender should now be reset to factory default settings.
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