How to change the IP Address on a Dlink DCS-1000W router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Dlink DCS-1000W router.

Other Dlink DCS-1000W Guides

This is the ip address guide for the Dlink DCS-1000W.We also have the following guides for the same router:

What is the LAN IP Address of a Router

The LAN IP Address of a router is also known as its internal IP address. It is also the IP address that you connect to when you want to configure your router. It is only useful from inside your network and has no use from the Internet side.

Routers have 2 IP addresses: an internal ip address and an external ip address. The external IP address is assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider, or ISP, and is generally not something that you can change. The internal IP address is set to a default value at the factory but can be changed if you want.

Common internal IP addresses for routers are:

It is generally a good idea to make the last number of your router's internal IP address a '1', as in 192.168.0.1 or 10.0.0.1. This is not necessary, but many people do it and it makes it a bit easier to remember which IP address is assigned to your router. If you want to change the internal IP address of your router, this guide shows you how.

Login To The Dlink DCS-1000W

To get started configuring the Dlink DCS-1000W LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DCS-1000W, follow our Dlink DCS-1000W Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Dlink DCS-1000W

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Dlink router.

To change your IP Address, the address you see while inside your network, you need to first log into the Dlink DCS-1000W. Then, click the tab at the top of the page labeled Advanced. At this point, make sure that System is highlighted on the left of the screen.

Configure the LAN section of your Dlink DCS-1000W

router setup
This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Scroll down until you come to the box labeled IP Address and enter the new address you have chosen for your Router. We would like to recommend using the number of 192.168.0.1

Since the Subnet Mask is somewhat like a key, it needs to remain at 255.255.255.0

Click the green button on the bottom right side of the screen labeled Apply when you finish.

Possible Problems when Changing your LAN IP Address

When you change your LAN IP Address you are making a fundamental change to how your network functions and all computers on your network will be affected. You will lose your Internet connection when you apply these changes. Your router may reboot and require a couple of minutes to start responding again.

Also note that some computers may need to be rebooted after you make this change before they can talk to the router or on the Internet again.

Other Dlink DCS-1000W Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DCS-1000W info that you might be interested in.

This is the ip address guide for the Dlink DCS-1000W.We also have the following guides for the same router: