192.168.1.1 is the default IP Address similar to the 192.168.0.1 or 10.0.0.1 that can be used to access the router management console to change the default setting of a router including LAN, WAN, Proxy, DSL, and others.
From the router admin page, you can access all the features and settings of the router which is required to set up the router and also to troubleshoot the router.
You can easily manage your WiFi setting, create guest WiFi users and also setup network if you are using router for the first time. Apart from this, you can also take a backup of routers setting and export them for later use.
How to Login to 192.168.1.1?
Follow the below steps to log in to 192.168.1.1 to access router admin panel:
1. First of all, make sure that your router is connected to the PC using an Ethernet cable or wirelessly.
2. Also, check that the router is turned on.
3. Now open any preferred browser and type 192.168.1. in the address bar and press the enter button.
4. You will be prompted with the Router Login Page.
5. Fill the required username and password to login to 192.168.1.1 management console.
Once you are done with username and password you will be in your router’s console.
Why i am Unable to Access 192.168.1.1?
There are many reasons behind not accessing 192.168.1. or 192.168.0.1 or any other router default gateway. The most common reason is that many users make a mistake in typing the address in the browser.
Instead of 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 they type misspelled IP Address 192.168.11 or 192.168.o.1 which is invalid and don’t allow you to access the router admin page.
Reasons behind unable to access 192.168.1.1 IP Address:
- Invalid IP Address
- Improper connection with Router and PC
- Broken Ethernet and LAN cable
- A router is turned off or faulty router
- Firewall blocking the address
Forgot Router Username and Password?
If you have forgotten your router username and password then you will not be able to login into 192.168.1.1 management console. Username and password are mandatory data required to login to the router admin page.
Without username and password, there is no chance to log in to 192.168.1.1. If you have never changed your router username and password then it must be the default.
You can find the router’s default username and password from the router box you get when you purchased the router. Also, the default username and password are printed on the sticker which is stick at the bottom of the router.
If you are lucky then you will get router default username and password from routers back if not wiped yet.
Otherwise, you need to reset your router to the factory version which will reset all the router user settings and data. This means it will reset your router to default setting including username and password.
How to Change Router Password
In order to change the Router admin password, you will need to login to the router. You can easily do this by typing routers ip address in the browser. Then enter the current router username and password.
Once you are done logging in the router then go to Administrative Tab in the router homepage. Sometimes you can find this option in settings tab also. Now go to change password option and enter your desired password two times.
Now click on the save button. Congrats you have successfully change the routers admin password.