A-link is a company that manufactures networking devices. You can find their range of routers like the RRAP have a series of feature which can used at home and some small businesses. A-link roadrunner-84AP is a router which has gigabit ports and USB support. The router comes equipped with repeater, access point, firewall and a switch.
A user is always free to use a DSL or a cable-modem to connect external devices. Users can also make use of OPENWRT program and make changes. Users can login to the IP address to see the default gateway and do changes that can improve and strengthen their communication in a network. This post shall help you overcome any issues with the logging in to the router.
- A-link router box with printed default username and password
- Computer to access default gateway to login using a web browser(No Tablet or Smartphone)
Steps to login A-Link RoadRunner-84AP
Step 1: Open The Browser
Open your browser and type the login IP address 10.0.0.2 in the URL or the search bar. You can also copy-paste or click on this address http://10.0.0.2 which shall take you to the default gateway.
PS: Ensure you are connected to your home wifi when doing this step. Don’t add extra zero as it will cause an error.
Step 2: Enter Username and Password on Default Gateway
To enter the router settings, you will need the username and password. If you have never changed the details, use the default username and password, else look for the box of A-Link RoadRunner-84AP for the default credentials.
- Default Username: admin
- Default Password: password
PS: We found the above username-password combination was correct in 56% cases. In case the above combination doesn’t work, you need to reset the router. Just press-and-hold reset button for 15 seconds using a sharp object.
Step 3: Setting up the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP Login Details
It is always recommended to change the default username and password so that your router becomes secure from any suspicious login attempts.
Tips to change your username and password:
- Your password should have a mixture of alphanumeric characters and special characters
- Your password should be 8-16 characters long, complex yet easy to remember
- Username should be user-friendly and simple
- Username and password for Huawei router needs to be written down somewhere
Step 4: Change SSID
The different wifi names that you see inside the network tab is called SSID or service set identifier. By default, the name that appears is of the brand which manufactures the router so in this case, you may see the SSID as A-link. You should change the default name because if you don’t then it will be easy for anyone to guess your details.
- Keep the SSID short and simple
- Don’t make it very fancy as it may backfire
- Don’t use any personal information to set the name of your router
Step 5: Secure Roadrunner-84AP router settings
Inside the default gateway, see for the encryption settings of your network. You need to set the encryption to WPA2-PSK which is the current industry standard. It ensures that your router operates at the best security level possible.
Solutions to Issues of A-Link RoadRunner-84AP router:
1. A-Link RoadRunner-84AP Password Doesn’t Work
The default password is the word “password”. In case it doesn’t work then most probably you or someone may have changed the default password. The fix is to reset the router. Press-and-hold reset button for 15 seconds.
2. Forgot Password to A-Link RoadRunner-84AP Router
First of all, try hard to remember or find the paper where you have written the password. If you don’t find anything then you may try to contact the ISP or xfinity forums and see for different set of default password to be used. If nothing works, try doing a reset for your router.
3. How to Reset the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP Router To Default Settings
The process is simple. Press-and-hold the reset button for 15 seconds.