Full Guide: What you need to know about 192.168.1.1. IP address.

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fthghana September 16, 2022
Updated 2022/09/16 at 2:13 PM
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192.168.1.1 (mistakenly typed as 192.168.I.I) is an IP (Internet Protocol) address on your LAN (Local Area Network), set manually, or assigned automatically by the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server running on your router.

It is a common factory IP address for a consumer-grade router.

If the router is for Internet connections, then all computers and devices which access it will use the 192.168.1.1 address as its default gateway.

What is 192.168.1.1 IP

192.168.X.X is also “non-routeable” address, meaning that you’ll never see it “in the wild” of the Internet.

A default gateway is the address a computer or device will send any packets to which are not part of the local network. In this case, 192.168.1.X. For example, if your computer IP address is set to 192.168.1.101 and you have a network printer that has an IP address of 192.168.1.102, then you can print directly to the printer on your local network without going through the router.

What is the default IP of a Router

192.168.1.1,is an easy way to configure your Router. For the majority of the modem routers, you can type 192.168.1.1 into your browser to configure your internet connection.

Most modem router may require a username and router password to access the configuration page. This method becomes very useful If you can’t connect to a few different sites or if your Internet connection is down.

How to find your Router IP address

It is widely known that not all routers have the same IP address. In case 192.168.1.1 is not accessible for your router, then try using this process to find your IP address.

In Windows 10, go to Settings > Network & Internet > Status > View hardware and connection properties.

For Windows 11, go to Settings > Network & internet > Advanced network settings > Hardware and connection properties.

Accessing your IP address can allow you to configure your Wi-Fi settings, Change admin login and password, and other options.

Default Router login credentials

Most routers use a default username (admin) and default password (password) to access the configuration page.

If you try it and it doesn’t work, run a web search for the default username and password for your router brand, such as Netgear, Linksys, Asus, or TP-Link.

Can’t access 192.168.1.1? Here is what to do

First, we recommend you check your connectivity from laptop to network and also check if the LAN cable is blinking.

Then check what is the gateway IP address because some networks are configured with 10.0.0.1 as gateway of the router.

To check the IP

  • Go to CMD
  • Type ipconfig in cmd.
  • Get the IP

Ping from command prompt

  • Type tracert 192.168.1.1 and it will show the route to the destination IP
  • Change your IPv4 address to DHCP.

If your router can’t access the address, then I will advise you reset your modem to the default IP address or contact an IT Technician to help with it.

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