You will lose the current router configuration.
Connect your computer to the Archer AC1200 using an ethernet cable.
Configure the following network address on your computer:
• IP - 192.168.0.100
• NETWORK MASK - 255.255.255.0
Turn on the TP-LINK AC1200 and wait 1 minute.
Press the reset button located on the back of your equipment for 10 seconds.
On your desktop, open a DOS prompt and try to ping the default IP address of the TP-LINK equipment.
• IP: 192.168.0.1
Open your browser and enter the IP address of your wireless router.
In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:
The AC1200 web interface should be presented.
Set a management password.
On the login screen, enter the management password.
Congratulations, you are able to restore the Factory default configuration of the AC1200 router using the Reset button.