How to factory reset TP-LINK Deco E4R router – Default Login & Password

The TP-LINK Deco E4R router has Gigabit WiFi, 1 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 1300 Mpbs.


It is also known as the TP-LINK AC1200 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System.

TP-LINK Deco E4R default Password , Login & Gateway settings :

The default username for your TP-LINK Deco E4R router is admin and the default password is admin

If you have performed a reset of your Deco E4R device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings :

  • Default Network name (SSID): Deco_XXXX
  • Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

How to factory reset (hard reset) TP-LINK Deco E4R :

You can factory reset your TP-LINK Deco E4R in the following 2 way(s) :

1 . Through the web interface

  • Open a browser and navigate to the web interface of the router (see default settings above)
  • In the menu look for System tools and under there find the Factory defaults option
  • On the Factory defaults page click on the Restore button to perform the reset.


2. Use the RESET/WPS button :

  • Have the unit powered on
  • Press and hold the reset (sometimes reset/WPS) button for 10 seconds with a paperclip or other sharp object.
  • When the SYS led start blinking quickly release the reset button and wait for router to boot back up.

TP-LINK Deco E4R router specifications :

System specs :

  • CPU: 750 MHz
  • RAM: 128 MiB
  • Flash: 16 MiB
  • Custom firmwares: None


Connectivity :

  • WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
  • WiFi bands
  • 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • WiFi throughput: 1300 Mpbs
  • WAN
  • 1 x 100mbps port
  • ETH
  • 1 x 100mbps port
  • USB-ports: 0
  • Deco E4R Firmwares