is an IP address that is used within the private networks and lies in the range between to

Most of the home networks use the IP addresses that fall in this category. The IP address can be assigned automatically to any device of the local networks. It is used by most of the router models such as SMC and Uniden. It also works on other networking devices such as modems, DVRs and webcams. These routers come with the factory settings when purchased for the first time. These settings can be replaced with unique password and other configurations that match the user preferences. You will need the IP address to access your router’s interface.

Logging in to your router using the IP address

Since you have your IP address, open any web browser and type the link in the URL text field then click on the ‘Enter’ button. is your router’s IP address and is used to initiate the login process to the admin page.

It will open a new window which prompts you to enter your router’s login credentials. Fill in the default username and password then click the ‘OK’ button.

A successful login will direct you to your router’s home page. You can configure various settings in the administrative panel according to your specifications. To secure your router, it is important to change the default username and password. Assign a unique passphrase with a mix of characters. Store it in a safe place should you forget in future.

Troubleshooting the IP address

You may experience a few problems while attempting to log into your router’s interface. If you cannot see the router administration page after typing in the IP address, there are factors you need to consider.

Ensure that your default address is by using the Command Prompt method. It can also be that you have a weak connection to the internet. Confirm that you have connected your router firmly to your PC. It is always advisable to use a wired connection when setting up your router for the first time.

See Also: