Arris has been making many routers since years. They are a big name in telecommunication industry. NVG589 is one of their popular products for households and small businesses which comes by the AT&T U-verse logo. Users often face issues like logging in and changing settings to match their usage style.
We researched and found a lot of issues that were troubling users so have curated a set of steps that will help you login to the Arris NVG589. The modem supports 2 VoIP lines over RJ11 and HPNA port using a f-connector. Let us know in the comment section if you still face issues logging into the router.
Prerequisites for users logging into the NVG589 router for the first time:
- A system where you can access the web browser. (Avoid using a smartphone or tablet)
- It’s better if you have the box of the router as it has username and password on it
Steps to Login into Arris NVG589:
Step 1: Open a web browser and enter the Login IP address
To access the default login gateway, you need to be connected to the home wifi and enter the IP address in browser;
IP address for NVG589: http://192.168.1.254
Step 2: Enter Username and Password
Entering the IP address will take you to the default gateway of NVG589. Here you need to enter the username and password:
- Default username: none
- Default Password: none (it’s printed on the routers box)
If you don’t have the router box with you, you can simply reset the router by press-and-hold the reset button for 10-15 seconds. Once reset, you can enter the default login details.
Step 3: Change the SSID
SSID is called the Service Set Identifier which is the name of wifi stations you see when you click on the network tab. Be default, it may give away information about the manufacturer of your router. See for the SSID or network name tab and change it.
You should change it to a user-friendly name such that its hard to assume the default credentials of the router.
- Keep it short and simple
- Don’t make it very quirky as it may backfire
- Don’t use any personal information as the name of your router
Step 4: Setting up the Arris NVG589 Login Details
Once you have successfully logged in, it’s highly recommended that you change the default login details as the same information can be used by anyone to log into your router. Change the username and password as per the below tips:
Tips to change your username and password:
- Ensure your password has a mixture of alphanumeric 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 NVG589 needs to be written down somewhere
Step 5: Secure Arris NVG589 router settings
When you login to the default gateway of NVG589, see for the encryption settings of your network. You should 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 Arris NVG589
1. NVG589 Password is not working
There are only two cases when this may happen. First, you are not entering the correct password which was earlier changed or you are not aware about the default password. In either case, you need to figure out the default password for NVG589 and then enter it after resetting the router.
2. Forgot Password of Arris NVG589
In most cases, if you never changed the default password for your router then you can easily get it from the routers box or even the customer care of Arris or your local ISP. For users who don’t remember the password which they change, you need to reset the router and use default login details to set a new password.
3. How to reset Motorola Arris NVG589 router?
First figure out the reset button on the router, Now press-and-hold the reset button for 15 seconds and the router will be reset.