192.168.1.1 is the IP address that is often used by wireless routers or ADSL modems. The most commonly used IP address of TP-Link router is 192.168.1.1, which is the management address of the router. D-Link and Netgear routers usually use 192.168.0.1. Some US Robotics routers use 192.168.l.254 or 192.168.123.254, and some Belkin and SMC routers use 192.168.2.1.
No matter what brand of router, its default internal IP address is listed in the manufacturer’s description document. Administrators can choose to change this IP address at any time during or after the router installation. The same address can also be used on commercial computer networks.
What can be done from 192.168.1.1
When you have logged in to 192.168.1.1, you will get all the permissions of the wireless router. In the router’s management panel, you can make some basic settings. Such as DNS, PROXY, network management, WLAN (WiFi), LAN, WAN Protocol settings, Virtual routing, IP Qos, NAT virtual server, DMZ, a variety of security options, DHCP client, WPS, DSL, ADSL, MAC are all adjustments to the blocking and other changes.
How to Log in to 192.168.1.1
- Enter http://192.168.1.1/ into address bar of your IE browser.
- You should see a page with router details, which will ask your username and password.
- Enter the correct username and password.
Problems when logging in 192.168.1.1?
Sometimes, we may encounter a problem of logon failure: The browser cannot successfully access the router. The first step is to ping 192.168.1.1. To do this, we need to click ‘START’ menu(if your computer system is Windows), then click ‘Run’ menu, enter ‘CMD’, this will popup a command window. Enter ‘ping 192.168.1.1’ in the command window, watch the result. If it shows ‘Reply from 192.168.1.1’, it means your network is OK, if it shows ‘request time out’, it means you cann’t connect to your wireless router.
- Check Ethernet cable, check whether the Ethernet cable is loose.
- Whether the light behind the router is bright.
- Check if the IP address of your computer is 192.168.1.x. If your IP address is not 192.168.1.x, then the router’s management address is not 192.168.1.1.
How to securely log out of 192.168.1.1
In particular, if you are not using your own computer, you must ensure that the 192.168.1.1 is safely log out after setting up the wireless router. This is important to ensure that the next person who uses this computer is unable to access your router account. It’s easy to log out 192.168.1.1, click “exit”, and then close the browser.