IP address is used in communicating with other systems inside a private network. It used by most of the networking devices such as Huawei and Amped Wireless routers. All these router models focus on providing long range wireless connections making them effective in delivering a high performance.

The IP address is used to log into a router’s administrative panel. It is also referred to as a ‘bogon IP’ which means that it is should not be available on the internet. It is used for the private networks and categorized in the reserved ranges of IP addresses in the RFC1918 region.

Most of the local area networks operate on the IP address. There are close to sixty names of hosts that are directed towards the IP address.Some of these host names will point to two mail servers and name servers such as the DNS10 and DNS9.

Logging in to your router using the IP address

The first procedure is to open your web browser and type the link in the URL text field.

Click the ‘Enter’ button to proceed to the next step. A new window will appear requesting your username and password.

Fill in your default credentials before you click the ‘Ok’ or ‘Login’ button. It will direct you to the home page of your router. You can configure a variety of settings according to your specifications.

Troubleshooting the IP address

If you are having difficulties going past the login screen, there may be few factors that cause the problem. Check to ensure that you are entering the right IP address in your browser’s URL text field.

You can also use the command prompt to determine your default gateway. The problem can also be caused by poor internet connection. Restart both your PC and router to refresh the network. Ensure that all the cables are fitted perfectly to guarantee a stable internet connection.

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