Popular router logins for router configuration

Routers play a key role in device-to-device communication and enable communication both with each other and with other devices. A router’s local area network (LAN) connects all the devices in your home under a single IP address, enabling secure communication over wireless networks. However, routers don’t always function perfectly, and periodically you may need to log into your wireless router to configure it. To do this, you will need the IP address of your router, as well as your administrator credentials – username and password.

How do I access the IP address of my router?

1. To access the IP address of your router, you can use several methods:

  • Using the command line (for Windows):
  • Press Win + R, type “cmd” and press Enter to open a command prompt.
  • At the command prompt, type “ipconfig” and press Enter.
  • Find the “Default Gateway” section – this will be the IP address of your router.

2. Using the command line (for macOS or Linux):

  • Open Terminal.
  • Type “netstat -nr | grep default” and press Enter.
  • The IP address listed next to “default” will be your router.

3. Using the router control panel:

  • Log into the router control panel through a web browser. Typically, the address is entered in the address bar of the browser (for example, 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1).
  • Enter the administrator credentials (usually the default user name and password are on the back of the router).

Choose the appropriate method for your operating system and find the IP address of the router to access its settings.

How do I log in as an administrator on my Wi-Fi?

To log in as an administrator on your router’s Wi-Fi:

  1. Open a browser: Type your router’s IP address in the browser’s address bar. This is usually something like 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1.
  2. Authentication: Credentials may be required the first time you log in. These are usually a username and password. If you have not changed them before, you can try the standard combinations (e.g. admin / admin or admin / empty password field).
  3. Administration Panel: After entering the correct credentials, you will be taken to the router’s administration panel where you can configure various Wi-Fi settings, security, access and more.

Note that it is recommended to use complex passwords to change settings to protect your network.

However, if you haven’t logged in before or changed your password to access your router, you can use standard login credentials. Whether it’s a Netgear, Asus, or Linksys router, their default credentials are usually listed in the table below.

If the password has been changed, but you have forgotten it or don’t remember the login credentials for your router, you can reset the settings to factory defaults. This will reboot the system and replace all installed user data with the factory settings listed below.

To reset your router, locate the small reset button on the back of the device. Hold it down for a few seconds until the router’s LEDs start flashing. Note, however, that resetting the router will remove any custom configurations you’ve made previously. For example, if you had port forwarding configured, you will have to restore those settings again.

How do I change the Wi-Fi administrator password?

To change the Wi-Fi administrator password on the router:

  1. Log in to your router’s control panel: Open a browser, type your router’s IP address in the address bar, and press Enter. Enter your administrator credentials (usually a username and password).
  2. Locate the security or Wi-Fi settings section: This may be called by different names in different router interfaces. Usually it’s the “Security” or “Wireless Settings” section.
  3. Change Wi-Fi password: Find the option that allows you to change the password for your Wi-Fi network. This is usually the “Password” or “Passphrase” field. Enter the new password.
  4. Save your changes: Once you’ve made your changes, remember to save them by clicking “Save” or “Apply”.

Your Wi-Fi administrator password will then be changed and you will need to use the new password to connect to the network. Remember to secure your new password by using complex character combinations to protect your network.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why can’t I access my router page?

If you are having trouble accessing your router page, it could be due to firewall settings or outdated firmware. First, it’s a good idea to reboot your router. If the problem persists, check your firewall settings after the reboot and make changes if they are blocking access.

Why is the router not working?

If the router is not establishing an internet connection, there could be several reasons. Make sure the cables are securely connected to the modem and router, both to the wall and to each other. Also make sure that the router is not overheating, as blocked vents can lead to connectivity problems.

It’s also possible that the router can’t connect to your devices. Try moving it physically, and if that doesn’t help, you can consider restoring factory settings to fix the problems.

Default router logins

If you’re having trouble accessing your router’s IP address, you can find out the default logins. Most manufacturers have several default IP addresses for routers. If you need to know the IP address for logging into your router, use the table below to find the appropriate logins for your model.

ROUTER BRAND LOGIN IP DEFAULT USERNAME DEFAULT PASSWORD
2Wire 192.168.0.1 admin admin
2Wire 192.168.1.1 admin admin
2Wire 192.168.1.254 admin admin
2Wire 10.0.0.138 admin admin
3Com 192.168.1.1 admin Admin
3Com 192.168.2.1 admin Admin
Actiontec 192.168.0.1 admin password
Actiontec 192.168.1.1 admin password
Actiontec 192.168.2.1 admin password
Actiontec 192.168.254.254 admin password
Airlink 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Airlink 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Airlive 192.168.2.1 admin airlive
Airties 192.168.2.1 (blank) (blank)
AmpedWireless 192.168.3.1 admin admin
Apple 10.0.1.1 (blank) admin
Arris 192.168.0.1 admin password
Asus 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Asus 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Asus 10.10.1.1 admin admin
AT&T 192.168.0.1 (blank) attadmin
Aztech 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Aztech 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Aztech 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Aztech 192.168.254.254 admin admin
Belkin 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Belkin 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Belkin 10.0.0.2 admin admin
Belkin 10.1.1.1 admin admin
BenQ 192.168.1.1 admin Admin
Billion 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Billion 10.0.0.2 admin admin
Buffalo 192.168.1.1 admin password
Buffalo 192.168.11.1 admin password
Buffalo 192.168.12.1 admin password
CenturyLink 192.168.2.1 (blank) 1234
Cisco 192.168.0.30 admin (blank)
Cisco 192.168.0.50 admin (blank)
Cisco 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Cisco 10.0.0.1 admin password
Cisco 10.0.0.2 admin admin
Comcast/xFinity 10.0.0.1 admin password
Cox 192.168.0.1 admin password
D-Link 192.168.0.1 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.0.10 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.0.101 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.0.30 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.0.50 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.1.1 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.1.254 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.15.1 admin Admin
D-Link 192.168.254.254 admin Admin
D-Link 10.0.0.1 admin Admin
D-Link 10.0.0.2 admin Admin
D-Link 10.1.1.1 admin Admin
D-Link 10.90.90.90 admin Admin
DELL 192.168.1.1 admin password
Digicom 192.168.1.254 admin Michelangelo
Edimax 192.168.2.1 admin 1234
Eminent 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Eminent 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Eminent 192.168.8.1 admin admin
Frontier 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Gigabyte 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Hawking 192.168.1.200 admin 1234
Hawking 192.168.1.254 admin 1234
Huawei 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Huawei 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Huawei 192.168.100.1 admin admin
Huawei 192.168.3.1 admin admin
Huawei 192.168.8.1 admin admin
Huawei 10.0.0.138 admin admin
LevelOne 192.168.0.1 admin password
LevelOne 192.168.123.254 (blank) admin
Linksys 192.168.0.1 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.1.1 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.1.10 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.1.210 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.1.254 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.1.99 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.15.1 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.16.1 admin Admin
Linksys 192.168.2.1 admin Admin
Microsoft 192.168.2.1 (blank) admin
Motorola 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.10.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.100.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.102.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.15.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.20.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.30.1 admin admin
Motorola 192.168.62.1 admin admin
MSI 192.168.1.254 admin password
NetComm 192.168.1.1 admin password
NetComm 192.168.10.50 admin password
NetComm 192.168.20.1 admin password
NetComm 10.0.0.138 admin password
Netgear 192.168.0.1 admin password
Netgear 192.168.0.227 admin password
Netopia 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Netopia 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Netstar 192.168.0.1 admin password
Planet 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Planet 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Planet 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Repotec 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Repotec 192.168.10.1 admin admin
Repotec 192.168.123.254 admin admin
Repotec 192.168.16.1 admin admin
SAMSUNG 192.168.0.1 admin password
Senao 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Siemens 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Siemens 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Siemens 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Siemens 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Siemens 192.168.254.254 admin admin
Siemens 10.0.0.138 admin admin
Siemens 10.0.0.2 admin admin
Sigma 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Sitecom 192.168.0.1 sitecom Admin
Sitecom 192.168.1.254 sitecom Admin
Sitecom 192.168.123.254 sitecom Admin
Sitecom 10.0.0.1 sitecom Admin
SMCNetworks 192.168.0.1 admin admin
SMCNetworks 192.168.1.1 admin admin
SMCNetworks 192.168.2.1 admin smcadmin
SMCNetworks 10.0.0.1 admin admin
SMCNetworks 10.1.10.1 admin admin
Sonicwall 192.168.0.3 admin password
Sonicwall 192.168.168.168 admin password
Spectrum 192.168.1.1 admin admin
SpeedTouch 192.168.1.254 admin admin
SpeedTouch 10.0.0.138 admin admin
Starlink 192.168.1.1 enter serial number printed on router enter password printed on router
SUN 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Sweex 192.168.15.1 admin admin
Sweex 192.168.251.1 admin admin
Sweex 192.168.50.1 admin admin
Sweex 192.168.55.1 admin admin
Synology 192.168.1.1 admin Admin
Telcosystems 192.168.0.1 telco telco
Tenda 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Tenda 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Thomson 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Thomson 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Thomson 192.168.100.1 admin admin
TP-Link 192.168.0.1 admin admin
TP-Link 192.168.0.254 admin admin
TP-Link 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.0.100 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.0.30 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.1.100 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.10.1 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.10.10 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.10.100 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Trendnet 192.168.223.100 admin admin
Trendnet 200.200.200.5 admin admin
U.S.Robotics 192.168.1.1 admin admin
U.S.Robotics 192.168.123.254 admin admin
U.S.Robotics 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Verizon 192.168.1.1 admin admin
xFinity/Comcast 10.0.0.1 admin password
ZCOM 192.168.0.1 root admin
Zoom 192.168.1.1 admin admin
Zoom 192.168.1.254 admin admin
Zoom 192.168.10.1 admin admin
Zoom 192.168.2.1 admin admin
Zoom 192.168.4.1 admin admin
Zoom 10.0.0.138 admin admin
Zoom 10.0.0.2 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.0.1 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.1.1 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.1.254 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.100.100 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.2.1 admin admin
ZTE 192.168.2.254 admin admin
Zyxel 192.168.0.1 admin admin
Zyxel 192.168.1.1 admin 1234
Zyxel 192.168.1.254 admin wireless key printed on back of router
Zyxel 192.168.10.1 (blank) 1234
Zyxel 192.168.2.1 admin 1234
Zyxel 192.168.254.254 admin 1234
Zyxel 192.168.4.1 admin enter default password printed on router
Zyxel 10.0.0.138 admin unknown
Zyxel 10.0.0.2 (blank) admin

 


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