Default Router IP Address Guide

Almost all of us have upgraded to routers for faster internet connectivity and more bandwidth. But very few of us are familiar with configuring the settings of the particular router we use frequently. Now to configure any router, you have to login into the router. To do that, you have to use private IP addresses like &

In this article, you will learn how to access the router admin panel with a IP address.

Which brands use the IP Address?

Some brands that use IP addresses for their routers are Aceex, TP-Link, Huawei, AT&T, Cyberguard, Freecom, D-Link, Samsung, Linksys etc. D-Link, Linksys, and TP-Link have by far the most routers that use as the default IP address.

What is is a default IP address to login into routers. It is a private IP address used by routers, modems and switches. If you are using a router in your home or office then you should learn how to access the router admin panel with IP addresses. Using the router admin page, you can change router settings like router username, password, SSID name and WiFi password.

So here is how you can access the router admin page with 192.168.01 IP.

How to login into

To login into, follow the given steps:

1. Make certain that your computer is connected to the network by means of an Ethernet cable or wirelessly. Check whether the cable is loose or not because you will be denied access if it is the former.

2. Open your preferred Web Browser and type or in the address bar. Please make sure that you’re entering the digits correctly.

3. You will be directed to the login page.

4. Here, you will be asked for the username and password for your router. Login

5. Enter the information according to what is displayed on the router package or manual. If you cannot find these details, open another tab and search for the details online. Once you manage to procure the username and password, note them down somewhere for future use.

6. After entering the login details, you will be redirected to a page where you’ll easily be able to configure the settings of your router. Most people usually change their username and password as it makes the system security more strong and difficult to break into.

7. Now that you know all the steps, you’ll find that logging in is, figuratively, a piece of cake. If you’re having trouble accessing the router IP address then please check for any active firewalls or parental control software. Disable them for the time being for easy access.

If you’re having trouble logging into the website because you cannot remember the username and password, a quick way to fix this is to search for it on https://www.routerpasswords.com/.

If a trip to this website doesn’t help, then here is a list of all the default usernames and passwords commonly used.

Default Router Usernames

  • admin
  • root
  • administrator
  • user

Default Router Passwords

  • admin
  • Admin
  • pass
  • password
  • 1234
  • epicrouter
  • user
  • root
  • smcadmin
  • admintelecom
  • zxdsl
  • administrator

If none of the above methods works, then the only way to configure router settings is by rebooting or resetting your router. This will cause all your previously made changes to go back to default, but hey, at least you’ll be able to access your router settings again?

How to find out your router’s IP address from your PC?

For Windows users:

1. Press the Windows key+ ‘R’ key on the keyboard. The Run window will open up.

2. Enter “cmd” in the box; this will open up Command Prompt on your computer.

Search cmd in Start menu and open command prompt

3. Type “ipconfig” on the screen and you’ll see a lot of information pop up.

4. In the end, you’ll find the IP address of your router mentioned.

ipconfig command

Check whether the sequence is or not. The number sequence displayed is your router’s default IP address.

Here my router IP address is because I have changed it.

For Unix/Linux users:

  1. Find the terminal. Click on “Applications” followed by “System Tools” and “Terminal” if you can’t find it on the desktop.
  2. Type in the following command on terminal “IP course | grep default”.
  3. If it results in “temp$ ip course | grep default by means of 192.168.0.l dev eth0 proto static” then your default router IP address is

For Mac OS:

  1. Find the terminal. Click on “Finder” followed by “Applications”, then “Utilities” and “Terminal.app”
  2. Once terminal screen opens, type in “netstat – nr | grep default”.
  3. If this results in “tmeo$ netstat – nr | grep default default UGSc 50 46 en1” being displayed on the screen, then the default IP address of your router is

How to reset your router?

  1. Long press the small button present at the back or bottom of your router. Use a pointy and long object to reach the button such as a needle or a toothpick. You will see that the lights start to blink.
  2. Once you make sure that the lights of your router have gone off, release the button.
  3. The router will reboot.

Now you can easily gain access to, and configure your router settings without calling your service provider for help. Change your settings according to your requirement and enhance your security!

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