When it comes to the telecommunication industry, Arris has a big name and has been making finest routers since years. Arris NVG589 router is one of the popular products developed by them for home networks and small businesses which comes by the AT&T U-verse logo.
Very often users face issues regarding how to login into the router and configure the settings to match their usage style.
So under this article, you will find the set of steps that will help you log in to the Arris NVG589 dashboard and make settings as per usage. This modem supports 2 VoIP lines over RJ11 and HPNA port using an f-connector.
Prerequisites to login into the NVG589 router:
Before logging into the router you must make sure that,
- You have a system where you can access the local web browser. (Avoid using a smartphone or tablet as in mobile you can’t log in easily)
- Keep the box of the router as it has default username and password on it which will help you to login
- Also, make sure that your system is properly connected to the router.
Steps to Login into Arris NVG589:
Following are the steps which will help you to log in to the router and access the settings of the router:
Step 1: Enter the IP Address
Open any web browser on your system and enter the Login IP address in the address bar of the browser. Make sure you are properly connected to the home wi-fi to access the default login gateway. http://192.168.1.254 is the IP address for the NVG589 router.
Step 2: Enter log in details
As you will enter the correct IP address you will be taken to the default gateway of NVG589 where you will be asked to enter the username and password.
Here is the combination of the username and password:
- Default username: none
- Default Password: none (it’s printed on the box of the router)
If you have changed your password earlier and didn’t remember now then you can go for the reset option. To reset you have to press-and-hold the reset button for 10-15 seconds.
Once reset, you can now use the default login details to log in.
Step 3: Change the SSID
SSID is the abbreviation of Service Set Identifier. SSID is the name of wifi stations which is visible to you when you turn on your wi-fi and see the network tab to connect. By default, it may give away information about the manufacturer of your router. So it is highly recommended to change the SSID or network name tab.
You should change the SSID to a user-friendly name. The name should be set such that it’s hard to guess the default credentials of the router.
Tips to Change SSID:
- Keep the SSID short and simple
- Don’t make it very quirky as it may backfire
- Don’t use any personal information while changing the name of your router
Step 4: Changing the Arris NVG589 Login Details
Once you enter the correct login details you will be directed to the router’s dashboard. As you log in, it’s highly recommended that you change the default login details because if it is left unchanged the default information can be accessed easily by the hackers and the same information can be used by anyone to log into your router.
Tips to change your username and password:
- Make sure that your password is a mixture of alphanumeric characters
- The length of the password should be of at least 8 characters and maximum to 16 characters. Make it complex yet easy to remember
- Username should be user-friendly
- After changing the default login details for NVG589, write it down somewhere for future use.
Step 5: Secure Arris NVG589 router settings
After logging to the router you will be directed to the dashboard where you can find the encryption settings of your network. It is recommended that you should set the encryption to WPA2-PSK which is the current industry standard. This setting ensures that your router operates at the best security level possible.
1) NVG589 Password is not working
This might happen only in two cases. Firstly, you might not be entering the correct password which you have changed earlier. The second possibility is you do not know the default password. In either case, you need to find out the default password for NVG589. Default login credentials can be found on the router’s box. Now you can enter it after resetting the router.
2) Forgot Password of Arris NVG589
If you are using your router for the first time or have left the login details to default then you can get the default password for your router from the box of the router or even you can contact to the customer care of Arris or your local ISP(Internet Service Provider).
If you have changed the default login details and have forgotten it then first reset the router and then use the default login details.
3) How to reset Motorola Arris NVG589 router?
First, find out the reset button of the router. Now press and hold the reset button for 10-15 seconds using a sharp object like pin or clip and your router will be reset.