To perform factory reset Airport extreme, let’s check out the steps. Start by unplugging the power cable from the router. Use a paperclip to press and hold the reset button. At the same time, holding the reset button, plug in the power cable. Keep holding the reset button until the light on the front of the router starts flashing yellow. Wait for a minute or two; the router will reset. After this, you can re-configure the router in the Airport Utility. With this, you have successfully performed the factory reset Airport extreme.