192.168.0.1 is a private IP address and if your router is using this IP as your login ip, you can control your network by logging in to 192.168.0.1. Logging in to your router panel is the same as logging in to anywhere else.
- Instead of a URL, you just have to type your router login IP, in this case it’s 184.108.40.206
- Enter your login credentials and login to router interface.
How to login to 192.168.0.1?
- To control the router, you have to be connected to the router through wired or wireless connection. In your connected device, open a browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
- In the address bar, type 192.168.0.1 and don’t click on the 192.168.o.1 which is suggested by Google.
- You will be asked to enter username and password. Username and password vary from router manufacturers to manufacturers. Default username and password is labeled on the router or user manual. If you previously changed your admin username and/or password, enter those.
- Click Login to access the router administrator panel, from where you can make changes to your network.
Why shouldn’t you click on 192.168.o.1?
If you are using Google as the default search engine in your browser, you may notice that when you type something in the address bar, Google starts suggesting your possible query. Google suggests queries based on popularity.
And, there are millions of people who type 192.168.o.1 and as it’s not a valid IP address, it becomes a Google search. So, when you start typing 192.168.0.1 in the address bar, Google thinks that you are looking for 192.168.o.1. And if you click on that, it will take you on Google instead of taking you to the router admin panel.
What if 192.168.0.1 is not my router login IP?
If you type 192.168.0.1 in the address bar and still it returns an error, then it’s not the login IP of your router. You can try other login IPs, such as 192.168.1.1 , 192.168.2.1 or 192.168.1.254, etc.
However you can figure out what’s your router login IP very easily. You can do it from any device, whether it’s an iPhone, Android, Windows PC or MacOS.
For iPhone/iPad Users:
- Go to Settings > WiFi. Make sure you are connected to your own WiFi network.
- Tap on your WiFi name.
- Scroll down, you will see an IP address beside Router. This mentioned IP is your router login IP.
For Android Users:
- Go to Settings > WiFi. Connect to your WiFi network.
- Tap on your WiFi network name from the list.
- You will find an IP mentioned as IP. That’s your login IP.
For Windows Users:
- Press the Windows key and search for cmd.
- Open Command Prompt from search results.
- Type ipconfig and hit enter.
- Gateway IP is your login IP.
For MacOS users:
- Open Terminal on your Mac.
- Type netstat -nr | grep default and press Enter.
- Your login IP will appear on the screen.
Change WiFi name and Password on 192.168.0.1
Once you are logged in to 192.168.0.1 with proper login credentials, you can change the name and password of your Wireless network if you want. Surprisingly, most of the routers from various manufacturers use the same process for changing WiFi name and password.
- Open 192.168.0.1 in your browser and login with proper credentials.
- There will be something like Wireless or Wireless Settings on the navigation bar.
- In the Basic tab, you will find a field called Network Name (SSID), this is where you have to put your new WiFi name.
- If the Passphrase/WPA2-Personal Key/Pre-Shared key is in the same tab as the WQiFi name, you can set your password in the same tab. Or search for something like Wireless Settings, where you can change your WiFi password.
- Click Ok/Save Changes/Apply to change your WiFi name and/or password.
That’s how you can control your router if it has 192.168.0.1. And like some people if you are reading this because you clicked on 192.168.o.1, then there’s no need to worry. Type the login IP properly and login with your credentials.
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