ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13 Setup

ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13

ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13 Setup once done will give you blazing fast speed. It is one of the most popular and widely used wi-fi routers in the market today. The ASUS AC1300 comes loaded with all the latest technologies and one of the important features is the dual-band support that allows you to use both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz at the same time.

Here we’ll be providing details about:

  • Installing ASUS AC1300
  • Change the default password
  • Update Firmware
  • Update Driver
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13

ASUS RT-ACRH13 Setup

Before we go into the ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13 Setup, you need to make sure that you have a computer that has the following requirements:

  • Installed with browsers like Chrome, Safari or IE
  • TCP/IP service installed and enabled
  • Wireless service turned on with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac capability
  • Ethernet RJ-45 LAN port

Remember, when you are setting up the wireless router, you need to go with a wired connection for a quick setup without any hassles. Before you start setting up the ASUS AC1300 RT router, you need to ensure that:

ASUS RT-ACRH13 Setup
  • If you are replacing your old router with the AC 1300 RT, then make sure you disconnect the old router from the network
  • Disconnect all the cables that connect to your computer, router, and power outlet.
  • Remove the backup battery as well (if exists)
  • Restart both your computer as well as the modem
  • Now you are ready to begin the ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13 Setup

ASUS AC1300 RT ACRH13 Setup Using Wired Connection

  1. Power on the wireless router using the AC adapter provided. Connect the adapter to DC-IN port in the router and plug into a power
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  2. Connect your computer and wireless router using the network cable provided with the router. Connect the cable to your computer and the LAN port in the wireless router
  3. Now use the other network cable to connect the modem and the router. Connect the cable to the wireless router through the WAN port found in the router
  4. Now power on the modem by plugging in the AC adapter to the DC-IN port in the modem and connect it to a power source.
Wired Connection

ASUS AC 1300 RT-ACRH13 Setup Using Wireless Connection

While you can install the router using the wireless mode, it is often recommended using Ethernet mode for setting up the router without any issues. Now, let’s take a look at how to install using a wireless connection.

  1. Power on the wireless router using the AC adapter provided. Connect the adapter to DC-IN port in the router and plug into a power source
  2. Now use the other network cable to connect the modem and the router. Connect the cable to the wireless router through the WAN port found in the router
  3. Now power on the modem by plugging in the AC adapter to the DC-IN port in the modem and connect it to a power source. Remember, it is the same process, the only difference here is the connection between the computer and the router is wireless

Asus RT ACRH13 Setup Wizard | Asus AC 1300 Web GUI login

After successfully connecting your devices like cell phone, laptop/computer with the router you need to now access the asus router setup wizard. This Web GUI is sometimes auto-detected as soon as you open the browser after connecting to the router. In case it doesn’t follow the steps:

  1. Open a browser such as Internet Explorer, chrome, firefox, or safari and type router.asus.com. You can also type 192.168.1.1 in the browser which is the default IP of Asus router.
  2. It will open up Quick Internet Setup login page on your screen, enter “admin” for both username and password.
  3. Next thing it does is detect your connection type.
  4. Type 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz SSID and password in the next step.

ASUS – How to Change Default Password?

By default, the username and password to login to the router admin interface is “admin/admin”. But it can be changed from the admin interface. To access the web GUI of your wireless router, you need to login to the admin page. To login:

Default Password
  • Use any web browser like Safari, IE or Chrome and browse to the following URL – http://router.asus.com
  • It will now ask for credentials to login. Enter admin/admin as the username and password
  • Now you can access the web GUI / admin interface of the wireless router configure settings according to your requirements.
  • Toggle to Advanced Settings–>Administration—>System Tab Enter your new password and click submit
  • You can also change the user name if needed
  • You have now successfully changed the default password

ASUS AC1300 – How to Update Firmware?

If you are looking to upgrade your firmware for ASUS AC1300 RT ACRH13, then follow the steps outlined below:

    1. Login into the admin interface
    2. If you have not downloaded the latest firmware, then go to https://www.asus.com/us/Networking/RT-ACRH13/HelpDesk_BIOS/ and download the firmware into your computer
    3. Go to Advanced Settings click on Administration option now go to Firmware Upgrade Tab
    4. On that page, you will have the option to upload the latest firmware file.
    5. Click upload and wait for a few minutes for the system to reboot automatically

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  1. Once the system reboots, your wireless router is upgraded with the latest firmware
  2. In case, if the upgrade fails, no need to worry. The wireless router automatically goes into rescue mode, and you need to restore the firmware to its older version
  3. To restore the older firmware version, download that version of firmware from www.asus.com and upload the file from the Firmware Restoration page
  4. Go to Advanced Settings  Administration  Firmware Restoration Tab

ASUS AC 1300 – How to Update Driver?

If you are looking to upgrade drivers for ASUS AC1300 RT ACRH13, then follow the steps outlined below:

  • If you have not downloaded the latest drivers, then go to https://www.asus.com/us/Networking/RT-ACRH13/HelpDesk_Download/ and download the required drivers into your computer
  • In your computer, if you are using Windows, go to Device Manager
  • Find ASUS Wireless Adapter
  • Choose “Update Driver” and specify the driver file you’ve downloaded
  • In a few minutes, the new drivers will get updated
Update Driver

ASUS AC 1300 RTACRH13 – Frequently Asked Questions

Let’s take a look at detailed answers to some of the most frequently asked questions related to ASUS AC1300 RT-ACRH13:

1. Why is my AC1300 wireless router not connecting to the internet?

If your wireless router cannot connect to the internet, please follow the steps outlined below:

  • First, check if it connects to your ISP’s WAN IP address. To check this, login to the admin interface
  • Go to General  Network Map  Internet Status
  • If ISP WAN IP address is not accessible, then you need to restart the router
  • If the problems still exist, check if the device is blocked.
  • To check if the router is blocked, go to General—->Parental Control and see if the device name is listed there, if you see the device, then remove it from the list
  • If the problem exists still, then check if all the cables are appropriately connected and LED indicators are ON
  • Turn off your computer and turn it on back again, check now if the issue is resolved.
2. How to restore the wireless router to its default settings?

If you are looking to reset the settings or restore to its factory settings, then please follow the steps outlined below

  • Go to Advanced Setting  Administration  Restore/Save/Upload Setting tab
  • If you want to restore to its factory setting, then click the Restore button and all the settings will be restored to its original settings
  • But if you want to restore to a previously saved setting, then choose the file, and it will get restored to the version specified
default settings
3. How to get the MAC address of the ASUS AC1300 RT wireless router?

To get the MAC address, follow the steps below:

  • Go to General  Network Map
  • There you can see the MAC address of the router