How to Setup Asus RT-AX58U Router

How to Setup Asus RT-AX58U Router

The Asus RT-AX58U router is easy to use with good parental features. To avail the best services of the router, you need to set it up first at an optimal position. To begin the setup process, you need a computer that fulfils the demands like the Ethernet LAN port, installed IP service and a web browser. Go through this blog and get an idea about the setup process, log in to the web interface of the router.

Steps to Remember Before We Begin The Setup Process

  • Prefer a wired connection when setting up the wireless router to avoid any issues.
  • Disconnect the existing router.
  • Disconnect the cables/wires from the existing modem. The removal of the backup battery is also required.
  • Reboot the modem and computer as well.

Setup Process For Asus RT-AX58U Router

You can use the wired as well as the wireless connection to set up the Asus RT-AX58U router. Follow the given steps for the same.

Wired connection

You can use two types of cables for the wired setup. Firstly straight-through cable, Secondly crossover cable. Go through the given steps

  • Put the wireless router’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port and plug it into a power outlet.
  • Now, using the network cable, connect the computer to the wireless router. Confirm that the LAN LED is blinking.
  • With the help of another network cable, connect the modem with the wireless router’s WAN port.
  • Slide the modem’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port and plug it into the power outlet.

Wireless connection

  • Insert the wireless router’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port and plug it into the power outlet.
  • Again using the cable network, connect the modem to the wireless router.
  • Slide the modem‘s AC adapter into the DC-IN port and plug it into a power outlet.
  • Install a WLAN adapter on your computer.

Logging into the web GUI

The web GUI of the Asus router can be accessed using the default web address or the default IP address. You can easily configure the various features of the router once you access its web management page. Read the guidelines below to log into the web GUI.

  • Use the default gateway in the address bar of the web browser.
  • Once you get to the login page, input the default username and password.
  • You can easily configure the various settings of the Asus wireless router using the web GUI. You will be taken to the Quick internet setup if you are logging for the first time to the web GUI.

Setup Using the ASUS App

Download the latest version of the Asus app on your mobile device and follow the given steps further.

  • Connect with the router’s network by turning on the device’s wifi.
  • Follow the instructions given on the app to finish the setup.

Connecting to the Wireless Network

After having done with the setup process of your wireless router via QIS, connect the computer to other smart devices of your wireless router.

Steps to connect with the network.

  • On the computer desktop, click on the network icon in the notification area and the available networks will be displayed.
  • Choose the wireless network you wish to get connected with and then click on the connect option.
  • You might have to input the network security key for the same. Now click on OK.
  • Wait until the computer establishes a connection with the wireless network successfully. The connection status will be displayed on the network icon.

Some Basic Troubleshooting Tips For The Asus RT-AX58U Router

  • Always make sure that the wireless connection is stable and intact.
  • Make sure that the internet is accessible to the devices connected with the router.
  • Check the necessary LED indicators present.
  • Make sure that the internet connection is stable. If you are facing any issues, contact your internet service providers.
  • Also, check for the password settings and SSID for the routers.
  • Confirm if the firmware used is upgraded.

Asus RT-AX58U Login Page Issues

Not able to access the login page

Go through the given troubleshooting guides to access the asus login page of the router.

  • If the computer is wired, check the connection with the ethernet cable and the LED status properly. The wire should be intact.
  • Check if the login information entered is correct or not. Double-check the login username and the password. The password is case-sensitive.
  • Delete the extra cache, cookies and history as these things might cause disruptions later.

Forgot the SSID or network password

  • You can create a new SSID and the encryption key via a wired connection. Open the web GUI, visit the network map, click on the router icon, enter the new SSID and encryption key. Click on the apply button and save the changes made.
  • You can perform the reset operation on the router. For this, follow the given steps
  • Go to the administration.
  • Click on the Restore/save/upload settings.
  • Choose the restore option.

The default login account and password are both ‘admin’.

Hard Factory Reset For Asus RT-AX58U Router

The reset function will erase all the customised settings and will renew your router. It should be the last resort to solve the issues. Follow the given steps given below

  • Power off the router.
  • Press and hold the WPS button and turn the router on.
  • You can release the WPS button now after the power light is off.
  • Try rebooting the router by manually pressing the power button.


The above blog explains the Asus RT-AX58U router setup process in an easy way. You can access the login page to make any changes to the factory default settings and to make the access more secure. If you face any issues, follow the user manual guide and installation guide. If the doubts still persist, you can directly get in touch with our team.