This IP address is not standard for routers – most often the last numerical value in .1 is an error – re-dialled in a hurry or out of ignorance. The correct address for the routers is written as – with one unit at the end. Check if you entered the IP address in the URL line of your web browser correctly, as even the alternative host will use the same number of digits as in

Recent router models consider the presented gateway authorised for administration. Having entered the settings of your router through this IP address, you can change and apply any operations available on this device. In particular, settings include changes to DSL, LAN, WLAN, Proxy, WPS, IP Qos, ADSL, DNS, MAC, WAN, security settings, blocking, network management, and much more. At the same time, you don’t have to be at home – knowing the IP address, username and password from it, you can access the router from any device and location.

How to enter

The control panel will open for you only after entering these numbers into the address bar of your browser. Pressing “Enter”, you will enter the console of the settings of the wireless router, where you first need to enter the password and username in the appropriate fields.

What to do if you forgot your password and username?

If you can’t go into the settings of your router in any way, and the options from our list are not suitable, a complete reset should be made. In this case, you have two options for resetting – you can carry out this procedure with a wireless router or ADSL modem. Try entering all the appropriate passwords and default usernames from our list. If all else fails, you should find the hidden reset button on the device. Modern models must be equipped with it. To get to the button, you should take a toothpick, insert it into the hole with the button and wait at least fifteen seconds. After that, the router will reset to the factory settings.

Attention: after the reset, you can lose the connection, so find the instructions for using your router in advance to restore it. This book will also help to use the router correctly and simply in any situation.