How to Reset Your Spectrum Router to Recover From a WiFi Problem

A Spectrum router is a device used by Spectrum customers to receive internet service. It is a small, rectangular box, usually with a series of lights on it to say its status. Sometimes, something will happen that causes the Spectrum router to need to be reset. This can be caused by anything from power outages to software. Follow the instructions below to reset your Spectrum router and modem.

Guide to Resetting Spectrum Router & Modem Efficiently

When you are having problems with your Spectrum router or modem, you can try resetting them. This will reset the device to its factory default settings and may fix any problems caused by power outages or other problems. Resetting your Spectrum router is a process of restoring it to its factory settings, which can be done by following these steps:

  1. First, disconnect your Spectrum Modem device from the electrical outlet and unplug the power cord from the router.
  2. Cool both devices by letting them rest for a few minutes and reconnect the Modem to the power outlet.
  3. When Spectrum Modem and router reboot you should see the indicators on the router light up. This proves your Modem is currently connected to the Internet.
  4. Reset the router and Spectrum Modem successfully. Now you can access the network and surf the web normally.

That’s easy enough for you to manipulate, isn’t it? Just observe and practice carefully.

Where is the Reset Button on the Spectrum Router?

Many of you wonder where the reset button is located in your router. Do not worry about that! We’ve got it for you!

The reset button on Spectrum routers is usually located on the back of the device. In easy-to-reach locations so that users can easily turn on and off the router.

In addition, each device will have a reset button in different locations depending on the manufacturer of the brands such as TP-Link, Netgear, Motorola, Huawei, etc. You may notice the reset button is usually located near the power button or the WAN port on the router.

Instructions for Resetting Your Wifi Modem & Spectrum Router Combination

This is similar to resetting your router and Spectrum Modem. However, this is the case for equipment that combines Modem or router belonging to 1 (Gateway). The steps to reset the Wifi Modem & Spectrum router combination are as follows:

  1. Step 1: Power off the Modem and Spectrum router by unplugging them. Wait a minute before plugging it back in.
  2. Step 2: Disconnect any additional devices plugged into your Modem/router combo. Then power on the Modem and router by plugging them back in.
  3. Step 3: Wait for all lights on both devices to turn green before connecting any additional devices.

How to Reset Your Spectrum Wireless Router Using the Internet

Other than manually resetting your Spectrum wireless router, is there another easier way to do it? Our answer to you is “YES”.

You can perform a reset of your Spectrum wireless router through the Internet. The procedure to do so is as follows:

  1. Download the My Spectrum app to your phone and log in.
  2. Select the “Services” tab of your account summary category.
  3. Continue to go to and select “Services & Equipment”.
  4. Navigate to the gateway, router/Modem that you want to reset. Select “Experiencing Issues?”
  5. Finally, select “Reset Equipment” to reset your device.


In this blog post, we’ll show you how to reset your Spectrum router and modem in a way that is both efficient and effective. This process is fairly simple, but it’s important to follow the steps in the correct order. If you are experiencing any problems with your internet connection. Resetting your devices may be the solution you are looking for. Thanks for reading!