Thomson Advanced cable gateway ACG905 -C router modem is wifi integrated DECT ACG905C. Thomson modem has got features like support for 5 handsets with which you can access voicemail, multi-line capability, address book, news, weather and many more features depending on the service provider.
Thomson router has got 2 ethernet ports and battery backup to sustain in power failure. ACG905 also has built-in firewall that supports industry standard encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2 and BPI+ protocols. You can set your preferences by accessing the admin panel after login to the Thomson router. In this post, we will help you login to the router.
- Get the router box as it has the default username and password
- A system where you can access web over a browser(No Tablet or Smartphone)
Login Steps for Thomson ACG905 Router
Step 1: Open Web Browser
Open your browser and enter the login IP address 192.168.1.254 to get the default gateway or login page. You can simply copy-paste or click this address https://192.168.1.254
PS: Be connected to your home wifi when doing this step. Ensure you are entering the correct IP address.
Step 2: Enter Username and Password on Default Gateway
To enter the router settings and make changes, you will need the default username and password. Use the below combination that works in most cases. If it doesn’t, contact thomson customer care.
- Default Username: none
- Default Password: none
PS: If the above username and password don’t work. You may have changed the default details. In that case, you need to reset the router. Just press-and-hold reset button for 15 seconds using a sharp object.
Step 3: Change the SSID
Whenever you open the network tab, you see lots of network names. Those names are called SSID or service set identifier. By default, the name that appears is of the brand which manufactures the router. You need to change the default name as without changing anyone can guess the default details and enter router settings.
- Make it 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 4: Setting up the Thomson ACG905 Login Details
Once you have changed the SSID, now change the default username and password so that your router becomes secure from unknown attempts.
Tips to change your username and password:
- Your password should have 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 Thomson ACG905 router needs to be written down somewhere
Step 5: Secure Thomson ACG905 router settings
When you login to the default gateway of, 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 Thomson ACG905
1. Thomson ACG905 Password Doesn’t Work
The default password is the word “password” itself. 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 Thomson ACG905 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 thomson router 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 Thomson ACG905 Router To Default Settings
The process is simple. Press-and-hold the reset button for 15 seconds.