The ARRIS NVG599 router is a triple Play residential device designed to deliver robust video, primary line telephony, and high-speed data over the VDSL2/ADSL2+ broadband network.
ARRIS Nvg599 features
- Four Gigabit Ethernet Ports (RJ-45)
- Concurrent Wi-Fi Support for 802.11 b/g/n/ on 2.4 GHz, and 802.11ac on 5 GHz
- High-Power 400 mW 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi® Radio
- Single FXS Voice Telephony Port (RJ-14) with Support for Two Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) Lines
NVG599 router has been in the market for some years now. It is a reliable router which doesn’t give much trouble. At most you may face issues regarding changes in settings and logging into the NVG599 router’s login page.
Under this article, you will be provided with the steps you need to follow to get across issues like failed router login, forgot the password, change SSID or simply get to the default gateway of Arris NVG599.
Prerequisite to access the login page
Before trying to login to the Nvg599 router page make sure you have checked the following points:
- Your system is properly connected to the home network for which you wish to make changes or access the login page
- A system has a browser to enter the URL of IP address
- You have the router box with you to check for the default credentials.
Login Steps for Arris NVG599 Router
Step 1: Enter URL
Open any local browser on your system which is connected to your router. Now enter the IP address http://192.168.1.254 in the search bar of your browser and press enter.
If the above-given IP address doesn’t work, you can also try https://192.168.0.1 or https://192.168.100.1
Step 2: Login Details
As you enter the correct IP address you will be directed to the login page of the router. So there will a login page on your system asking you to enter the login credentials, that is username and password.
Usually, the under given username and password works but you can also find the default username and password on the box of your router:
- Default Username: none/admin
- Default Password: none/password [Usually Printer on the router]
NOTE: The combination of username and password as admin/password has a success ratio of 62%. In case, you have changed your password earlier and forgotten now. You need not to worry as you can reset the router and then use the default login credentials to log in.
To reset, just press-and-hold the reset button for 30 seconds and it will get back to default settings and then you can use the default details.
Step 3: Change Default Login Details
As you enter the correct login details you will be directed to the admin dashboard of the router. Here you can change the settings as per your wish.
It is very important to keep your router secure. So it is highly recommended to change the default username and password of your router as default credentials are very easy to get. If you leave login details to default then anyone can easily access your router and misuse the data.
While changing the default login details for Arris NVG599 router make sure about the following things:
- The password you set must be 8-16 characters long
- Password should be a combination of alphanumeric and special characters
- It should have usability so make it complex but still easy to remember
Step 4: Change SSID
If you have just got your new Arris NVG599 and accessing it for the first time, it is recommended that you should change the SSID or Network’s Name. SSID is called a service set identifier. Basically, SSID is the name of the different wifi stations visible to us when we click on Wifi option on our devices. If SSID is left unchanged, anyone can assume that you are using the Arris router and so they may attempt to get access to the router.
To provide more security to the router, you should change your SSID. When you change SSID make sure that it should not be anything personal. Instead, make the SSID simple and unique. Once you have changed the SSID, enable the WPA2-PSK encryption for your router and save the changes.
1. Arris NVG599 Password not working
This situation might have come because of two reasons. First being either you are entering the wrong default password or you have changed the password earlier and have forgotten the password.
If you have not changed the password then try any of the below-mentioned combinations and if none of them work, find the default username and password on the box of the router. But if you have changed the password earlier and can’t remember then go for the reset option. After resetting your router to its default settings you can use the default username and password.
2. Forgot Password for Arris NVG599 router?
There is an option of forgot password if its available on the login portal. You may even call the ISP(internet service provider) and see if they can help you with a password. You can also reset the router. Press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds. Once done, you can enter the default login details to access the router’s admin panel.
3. How to reset the Arris NVG599 router?
It is quite simple to reset the router. Just press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds using a sharp object like clip or pin.