How to change the IP Address on a Dlink DIR-803 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Dlink DIR-803 router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Dlink DIR-803.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 DIR-803

To get started configuring the Dlink DIR-803 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 DIR-803, follow our Dlink DIR-803 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Dlink DIR-803

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

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This is the status page from your Dlink router.

Once you've logged into the Dlink DIR-803 router you should be brought to the Home page. Here to change your router's IP address? Let's get started:

Click TCP/IP Settings on the left hand side of the page and then LAN Interface just below that.

Configure the LAN section of your Dlink DIR-803

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This is the lan page from your Dlink router.

You should be taken to the page you see here.

This page gives you the option to change your IP Address. Enter your new address into the provided box. Not sure what you should change it to? One good choice is 10.0.0.1

Just below that you'll see the Subnet Mask. Be sure to leave this alone. It needs to stay at 255.255.255.0

Congratulations! That's all there is to be done. Just don't forget to click Apply Changes before closing the page.

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 DIR-803 Info

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This is the ip address guide for the Dlink DIR-803.We also have the following guides for the same router: