Billion Electric Co. Ltd. is an electronics company based in Taiwan that manufactures ADSL modems and routers. The 800VGT router model includes a firewall which is a feature that keeps a router safe and secure so that there are no unwanted attempts made to your router. You may have to log in to the router settings to make changes to allow incoming connections.
Billion 800VGT is a series of the router that was made for use at home and small offices. It can serve a great purpose if your need is to connect a few systems together and engage in a network. You can also make use of port forwarding inside your router by making some changes using a virtual server. Here, we shall help you with detailed information on how to log in to the router.
- The Billion router box to get the printed default username and password
- Computer to access default gateway to log in using a web browser(No Tablet or Smartphone)
Steps to Login into Billion 800VGT Router
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 Billion 800VGT for the default credentials.
- Default Username: admin
- Default Password: admin
PS: We found the above username-password combination was correct in 79% 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 Billion 800VGT 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 Billion. 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 800VGT 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 Billion 800VGT router
1. Billion 800VGT Password Doesn’t Work
The default password is the word “admin”. 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 Billion 800VGT 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 a different set of default password to be used. If nothing works, try doing a reset for your router.
3. How to Reset the Billion 800VGT Router To Default Settings
The process is simple. Press-and-hold the reset button for 15 seconds.