HELP! root password unknown

I flashed my router R8000 a few nights ago and was successful. the only problem is that I had a few drinks while setting up the router. woke up the next day trying to remember my root password. I have searched the internet for a fix but nothing yet so here I am asking for help. I tried the 30 30 30 reset but for some reason it does not work.


To reset turn on and wait for router to boot fully, then press reset button hold for 5-10 seconds and release, keep power on and wait for reboot.


Adding to that: What this page doesn't say, but another one does (the Wiki seems a bit disjointed at times): You don't have to actually reset your router to set a new root password:


It’s always something so simple. Thank you. Up and running with root access.

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