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How to Factory Reset Google Wifi Router


Google WiFi is a convenient way to get internet coverage in your home. When you are having trouble with the connection, it can be difficult to know how to get back on track. This article will walk you through resetting your Google Wifi router and getting back up and running quickly!

How do you reset WIFI to factory settings?

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First, you will need to find the reset button on your Google Wifi router. It is a small, round button located on the back of the device.

Once you have found the reset button, use a paper clip or pen to press and hold it down for about 15 seconds. You will know that it has been reset when the LED lights on the front of the router turn off.

Next, you will need to set up your Google Wifi router again. This can be done using the Google Wifi app or through a web browser.

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How do I reset using the Google WiFi app?

If you are using the Google Wifi app, open it and tap on “Set Up Device.” You will then be prompted to choose your router from the list.

If you are setting up your Google Wifi router through a web browser, visit and login with your Gmail account credentials when directed by the website. Once logged in, click on “Network & Sercurity” in the left-hand menu bar of My Activity.

In the “Network & Security” menu, click on “Google Wifi” in the side bar and then select “Manage Device.” You will then be directed to a page where you can set up your Google Wifi router.

After following these instructions, your Google Wifi router will be reset and working properly again!

Why is my Google router blinking yellow?

The solid yellow light indicates that you’re pressing the reset button and factory resetting the router. The solid yellow light indicates that the router is in the process of being factory reset.

Why does my Google WIFI keep turning off?

Why does my Google Wifi turn off after the solid blue lights go off? It’s because the Wifi point is still in the middle of a factory reset, during which it will install the device’s original operating system.