Security checklist for Zhone 6519-W1 router

1.Open Zhone 6519-W1 Router IP Address

To login to Zhone 6519-W1 Router, Launch the web browser and type the default IP Address 192.168.1.1, You should now land in the router management portal

Zhone 6519-W1 Router Internal IP Address: http://192.168.1.1 Open link

(Remember you must be at home and connected to home WiFi to do this)

2.Login to the Zhone 6519-W1 Router

The default username for your Zhone 6519-W1 router is user. The default password is gttuser (You can simply copy-paste using the buttons below)


Default username for Zhone 6519-W1: user COPY
Default password for Zhone 6519-W1: gttuser COPY

In the login page of the router's web user interface, Enter the username & password, hit "Login" and now you should see the router control panel

Zhone 6519-W1 router default login

And no need to get your breathing rates high in case you have changed the username/ password of Zhone 6519-W1 and forgot them, as you can just reset the Zhone 6519-W1 router by press-and-hold the reset button with a clip for about 15 seconds.

3.Change Zhone 6519-W1 Default Login and Password

Since, security of a network is vital, the first and foremost task is to change the Zhone 6519-W1 router Default Login and Password to something more personal and secure

Zhone 6519-W1 Router Password Tips:

Choose a complex and hard-to-guess password for your Zhone which only you can remember

It should be something personal, like &ilostmyvirginity@30, so that you will never forget it. Ever

Protect it

The amount of protection directly depends on the password complexity, and the effort taken to protect that password of your Zhone 6519-W1 router

Usability first

Give Password for your Zhone 6519-W1 router that you can remember (usability first). Of course, you can build a strong hash password with special character, numbers, greek and latin. But ultimately you will endup writing it on a sticky and putting it on the router which defeats the purpose. Here’s an example $lasttriptovegas0916

4.Change Zhone 6519-W1 Default WiFi name (SSID) and WiFi Password and enable Network Encryption

Another small suggestion (as it has no impact on security), is to change the Zhone 6519-W1 Default WiFi name (SSID) as it will make it more obvious for others to know which network they are connecting to.

Look for Network Name (SSID), this is the WiFi name of your Zhone 6519-W1 Router. Don’t use your name, home address or other personal information (since this isn’t a Facebook status!) in the SSID name. (No Mr.Paul&Princy) Few funny WiFi name suggestions: I’m cheating on my WiFi!, FBI Surveillance Van #594 (scares away stupid criminals), Lord of the Pings...

Once you enter the name for your network, you have to enable WPA2-PSK encryption on your Zhone 6519-W1 router. That’s the strongest encryption standard available for home networks.

Enter a new WPA Pre-Shared Key / WiFi Password – this is the password that you will use to connect to your home WiFi. Keep it 16-20 characters and (please!) don’t use the same password that you used for Zhone 6519-W1 router login!

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5.Update router firmware in Zhone 6519-W1 and turn on Automatic Updates

Router software often contains critical bugs and security vulnerabilities; so its important that you turn on Automatic Firmware updates and always keep your Zhone 6519-W1 router up-to-date. To turn on Automatic updates, Login to your Zhone 6519-W1 router and look for the section which contains Automatic updates and turn it "ON"

And even if the router has auto-update, check every now and then to make sure it is actually working, and the router firmware is up-to-date

6.Security is a continuous process

Just keep in mind to change the passwords often or at least once in every 6 months! on your Zhone 6519-W1 You do not want the safety you have worked so hard for to fail just because of ignorance, negligence or casual laziness! Time for a bulletin on the fridge, folks! We can remind you though? Enter your email on below! Nope, we’re not spammers!


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Create Zhone 6519-W1 WiFi QR Code to share WiFi with your guests

Create a QR Code for your Zhone 6519-W1 WiFi credentials, your guests can simply point their phone camera to the QR Code to connect to your WiFi Create my WiFi QR Code

Zhone 6519-W1 Router Reset instructions:

How to Reset the Zhone 6519-W1 Router To Factory Default

To reset Zhone 6519-W1 router,

  1. Turn on the Zhone 6519-W1 router
  2. Look for the reset button, Few routers have a tiny hole and few others have a reset button
  3. Press the Factory reset button with a straightened paperclip pin or something that gets through the tiny hole, and hold it for about 15 seconds! (till you see all lights flashing)
  4. The Zhone 6519-W1 router will reboot automatically. the unit has been reset and is ready to use. You can start from Step 1 in this guide to set it up


Zhone 6519-W1 Password Doesn't Work

Passwords find a way to not work! Or, in most cases, users find a way to forget them! In either case, look up the How to Reset the Zhone 6519-W1 Router To Default Settings section

Forgot Password to Zhone 6519-W1 Router

Incase if you have changed the default username and password of Zhone 6519-W1 and forgot it, Please see How to Reset the Zhone 6519-W1 Router To Default Settings section

How to boost Zhone 6519-W1 WiFi and overcome connectivity issues:


1.Place the Zhone 6519-W1 in a perfect spot

The perfect spot does it all; be it romance or your router! To avail the best signal and network connectivity, make sure you keep your Zhone 6519-W1 router visibly and not facing the wall or behind the curtains

2.Find a Good Wireless Channel Instead of Auto on your Zhone 6519-W1 router

Auto channels might fail you once in a while; believe that you’re smarter than the Zhone router! Find a seamless wireless channel instead of what the router finds automatically. This would ensure that your signal does not interfere with that of your neighbors.

If you’re running a Windows-based PC, you can see what channels neighboring Wi-Fi networks are using

  • Press Start > type “cmd”. Open Command prompt
  • In command prompt type netsh wlan show all

You will see a list of all wireless networks and the channels being used in your vicinity. instead of using “Auto” for the control channel, Pick the channel that has the lowest interference

3.Check the frequency of Zhone 6519-W1

Check If Zhone 6519-W1 has dual-band, the more commonly used band would be 2.4GHz; however, switching to 5GHz would bring out better results! It depends on your device though; if you’re running an old lad, you might have to switch back to the conventional

4.Hardwire gaming consoles / media streamers into your Zhone 6519-W1 instead of WiFi

Gaming consoles/media streamers work better when connected through Ethernet cable of Zhone 6519-W1; in fact, as you might not be moving your TV all over the house, why connect it to the Wi-Fi at all? The gaming consoles / video streaming devices flood the network with data. This means that if possible, you should consider hardwire (using Ethernet cable) the devices that tend to consume a lot of bandwidth. Although this can sort of defeat the purpose of having wireless network, but it can actually help your overall network speed of Zhone 6519-W1 if you can hardwire the bandwidth hogs

5. Reboot Zhone 6519-W1 on a schedule

Here is something important to note! On schedule, folks, reboot your Zhone 6519-W1 router! Though routers are built to constantly be running at all times, simple tweak like regular power cycling (a fancy way of saying unplugging the power cord and shoving it back up) helps with most issues. Rebooting your Zhone 6519-W1 can fix Internet connection problems, improve slow moving connections and resolve wireless issues altogether. Try unplugging your Zhone modem on a quarterly basis to stay proactive (Never reset, always reboot modem)