192.168.1.1 IP address



The 192.168.l.l address is an Internet Protocol address, more commonly known as an IP address. Most routers will be assigned the 192.168.1.1 address, but some Apple-branded routers use the 10.0.1.1 IP address. After you purchase a router, you will need to use the 192.168.l.l IP address to configure your router. Setting up the device might seem like it’s going to be a difficult process, but if you know how to configure just a few options, it won’t be difficult at all.



In order to log in to 192.168.1.1 IP address, you will need to have a username and password. There is usually a default username and a password that is included in the router documentation and/or product manual. You can use this default information when you want to start configuring your router. You will want to change the username and password after you log in to the administration page for the first time so that no one else is able to easily access your network.

Some routers come with the default security mode of WEP, or Wired Equivalent Privacy. WEP is not the security mode that you should choose to use. WPA2 Personal, or Wi-Fi Protected Access II, is ultimately the best security mode to pick for your home network. So, if your router doesn’t have the security mode of WPA2 Personal set yet, you’ll want to modify that section.




If you want to secure your network even further, consider turning off wireless access. Turning this function off can prevent people without a hardwired connection to your router from changing any administration settings in your router dialog panel.

If you have your router set up and you’re having issues with your Internet connection being slow or dropping off, you may want to find a free or low-cost program online that can see what channels other routers in your area are using. With this information, you can then go into your router settings and change the channel that your router is set on to a different channel. It is not a good idea to have too many routers on the same channel because it will only congest traffic and slow down your Internet connection.

Finally, it is a good idea to change your SSID, or Service Set Identifier, to a unique name that you choose for your network. If many networks around have the same name, it may get confusing trying to find your own network. Make your SSID unique so you can find your network easily.

Local or Long Distance?

This address system was designed so every computer on the Internet could have a unique address like 192.168.1.1 Eventually, the administrators in charge of the growing world wide web realized that every network still had to conduct some of its business locally, even though it was using Internet Protocol to communicate. So the concept of a non-routable address was invented. 192.168.1.1 is a non-routable address. So is any address that begins with 172.16 or 10.

Who Owns This Computer?

A non-routable address is one that the Internet has agreed (through its protocol) cannot be sent from network to network. Messages to or from these addresses can only be sent or received by computers on the same local network. Inter-network routers are all set up to simply drop their packets.

Router Login Password Is Lost And How To Recover It?

Reset the router in this case. Put a paperclip in the pinhole in the router and hold the reset button for 10 seconds, when you see the router lights off and brighten again, release the paperclip, router reset completed, now the username and password are restored to “admin”.

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A Private Network

The non-routable IP address was set up as a standard way for any IPv4 or Internet Protocol Version 4 network to set aside certain local machines with an address like 192.168.1.1 that can be reached through the Internet Protocol but that should not send that information out to the larger Internet. The new IPv6 system will include similar addresses for similar reasons.

The private networking system makes the combination of many networks into one possible and thereby makes the Internet a reality.

10.0.0.1

Every laptop, every PC, every smartphone, every router, and any other device that is capable of connecting to the Internet has its own unique “Internet Protocol address”, or IP address.

This is analogous to how every single phone in the world has its own unique phone number, or how every single location on earth has a unique address.

No two devices on the Internet may share the same IP address, otherwise a network routing conflict may occur, since the Internet won’t know which device to route traffic to.

IP addresses may be either public or private.

Therefore, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which is the non-profit organization responsible for assigning IP addresses, has reserved the 10.0.0.1 subnet for private use within home or business networks.

No publicly accessible machine on the Internet is allowed to have a 10.0.0.1 IP address. This prevents unauthorized access and intrusions into your network, by keeping it “unlisted” and “private”.

For example, at home you may have several smartphones, tablets, laptops, and printers that are all connected to your home router on a private network. Each will typically be assigned a 10.0.0.1 IP address.