Login to the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router

Here you will find a guide for login to Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router.

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  2. Manual for Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router
  3. Reset Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router
  4. Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Factory Settings
Step 1:

Open Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Рутер

The first step to login to the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router is to make sure you're connected to it via wireless connection or cable connection. Once you've connected to your router, you need to access the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router's settings interface through your web browser.

Open the browser and copy the IP address of your Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router into the address bar of your web browser and press Enter.

Default IP Address for Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router: 192.168.0.1
access router interface setting
Step 2:

Default Username and Password for Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router

If you have successfully completed step one, a dialog box will appear asking you for a Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router’s username and password. Copy and paste the default username and password below in the dialog box.

Default Username for Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router: admin
Default Password for Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router: Printed on Routers Label
access router interface setting

Problems with Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink login

Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink IP address does not work

If you cannot login to the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router with the IP address above, make sure you are connected to it using a wireless connection or a cable connection and if everything is fine, make sure the physical connection is alright by checking the non-flashing device's lights. If you do not see non-flashing lights, make sure that each cable is properly plugged. It is also important to check if the cables are broken or folded. Try using another cable or other device port if possible. If the computer is off, the connection light may not turn on.

Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Password does not work

If the password does not work, you need to reset your router to the factory settings of Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink.

Forgotten password of Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router

If you have changed your password and cannot remember it, you need to reset the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router to the factory settings. To reset the router to the factory settings, follow our "How to reset the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink Router" guide.

When is resetting of the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router needed?

  • 1. When you can not access the router by IP address or your username and password do not match.
  • 2. When you want to remove all previously configured settings.
  • 3. When the router does not work as you expect.

Positioning the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router

Positioning your wireless router

For the best wireless signal transmission between the wireless router and the network devices connected to it, ensure that you:

  • * Place the wireless router in a centralized area for a maximum wireless coverage for the network devices.
  • * Keep the device away from metal obstructions and away from direct sunlight.
  • * Keep the device away from 802.11g or 20MHz only Wi-Fi devices, 2.4GHz computer peripherals, Bluetooth devices, cordless phones, transformers, heavy-duty motors, fluorescent lights, microwave ovens, refrigerators, and other industrial equipment to prevent signal interference or loss.
  • * For the best front-to-rear coverage, place the wireless router in an upright position.
  • * For the best up-and-down coverage, place the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink in an inclined position.

How to protect your Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router

You are probably familiar with the common "90 day rule" for passwords. The rule is: change your password every 90 days or less. It's a security best practice that will safe your Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router from hackers and nosy neighbours :)

Why you need to reboot a Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router

Turning off the power from the Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router and turning it on again is known as restarting. Restarting the router will not give you higher internet speed but can improve speed in some cases. The Actiontec C1000A CenturyLink router have software that performs the operation. Just as you may need to restart your computer because it is running slowly, the same goes for the router.