If you wish to make certain changes in your modem’s you will have to log in to the firmware settings. The ADSL routers have a gateway address which logs you in the firmware settings (usually, all the ADSL routers have it). The most common gateway address for the ADSL routers is 192.168.1.1. You might be familiar with these figures, in simple words- you might have seen this address somewhere.
Let’s make it clear for you, when the ISP asks for your permission to process a firmware upgrade by coming to you, they basically configure the settings of your network. They type 192.168.1.1 in the search bar of your browser, which pops up a login window on your screen.
After logging in with authentic credentials, you can modify the settings of your modem’s firmware. This allows you to modify the basic as well as advanced settings, such as Authentication Type, Fragment Threshold, RTS Threshold, Beacon Interval, DTIM Interval, Data Rate, and more.
So, we see that the IP address 192.168.1.1 is used by an admin who can modify the network settings of the router. Companies like D-link, or Linksys arranges for admins access which uses the routers to further access the address 192.168.1.1 to modify the configurations of the settings of the router being used or modify any network settings of the respective company.
This address 192.168.1.1 gateway can also be accessed by you as a user and not as the admin of the company, and can modify the user ID and password or even rename tour network. If you use a modem, then to set it up you can using your router, by resetting it by simply pressing the push button your device which is commonly situated in the bottom of your device in a pinhole shape.
How to Login 192.168.1.1 IP Address in Simple Steps
Given below are simple, and easy steps which you can execute manually. Following these steps would allow you to access the Internet Protocol portal, and further alter the settings and configurations provided by your router software.
Follow the steps given below carefully and execute them in the chronological order as given below –
Step 1 – Firstly, you will have to open the Internet Protocol (IP) address 192.168.1.1, this can be done either by your smartphone or your desktop or your laptop. Just keep in mind that your device is connected with the same router you want to log in to.
Step 2 – Now if you see an error then IP address 192.168.1.1, is not the IP address of your router. But you need not worry or panic, you can find out the IP address of your system by searching for it over Google or take help from the manufacturer’s website.
Step 3 – Secondly, now that you know the IP address of your router you need to type it into your browser’s URL bar or the search address bar. This redirects you to the login panel which will ask for your router’s credentials, namely- username and password.
Step 4 – Thirdly, if you haven’t altered the username and password which came with your router as the default username and password then enter “admin” in both the credentials- username and password. Now press enter or click on OK and now go can access the log in portal and modify the settings and configurations of your router and the network settings of your router.
Simple Steps to Find Your Router’s IP Address
If you are facing a lot of trouble and issues while using your router’s IP address as 192.168.1.1, this it is most likely suspected that the IP address 192.168.1.1 is not the IP address of your router, and your router might be using some other address, most probably- 192.168.0.1, or maybe 10.0.0.1 or even 192.168.2.1. In such circumstances you will have to check the appropriate IP address of your address. You can search for the different IPs available, or simply go for a Google search.
What to Do If You Don’t Know the Username and Password
Just in any case if you don’t know the username and password of your router, and if you have never changed it before, (which means the default username and password are to be known) then look for the label on your router(usually on the rear side of your router) where the serial number and the login address is mentioned.
Now in case you have changed the password and the username of your router, after getting your router and don’t remember it anymore then, there’s only one way to get out of this issues is that you will have to reset your username and password of your router or the modem to the default factory settings, using the reset button provided on your device (generally present on all kinds of wireless router or even on a ADSL modem on its body).
Usually it’s the push button which is equivalent in sizewith the tip of the pen. To activate it you will have to push it with the tip of a pen. To restore the default factory settings, push this button for about 10 seconds. A toothpick is highly recommended rather than any sharp object such as a needle.
If you face any errors or issues while accessing the login portal, provided you haven’t changed your username and password, then try to take help from the manufacturers website and know your default username and password.
So, with this we come to the final words of this article, hope this article was helpful to you to the best of your satisfaction. We have discussed a brief introduction on the IP address 192.168.1.1, and the method to alter your routers username and password.
How to recover your password and username if you don’t know it, or if you changed it and cannot remember it anymore, and how to figure out the IP address of your router if it is anything different from 192.168.1.1, so good luck from our side. There might come some situations when your router is unresponsive, then you must ensure that the cable connectivity (if Ethernet is available) works fine or not.