Tip for accessing AX88U after failed firmware update


Occasional Visitor
I was able to regain access to an Asus RT-AX88U after a failed fw update. I was trying to go to factory defaults and lost access to the config page at However, I noticed that the router was detected on a wifi scan at So, I set a static IP for the computer, and turned off all the Edge browser safe browsing features. I was then able to access the router at and reset to
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Part of the Furniture
Yes, for many Asus routers, is the new 'default'. This is generally well-known (at least on these forums).


Occasional Visitor
Mea culpa. I see in the PDF manual that is listed as default. My other, older Asus routers were at

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