How to change the IP Address on a Dlink DSL-2740B-F1 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Dlink DSL-2740B-F1 router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Dlink DSL-2740B-F1.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 DSL-2740B-F1

To get started configuring the Dlink DSL-2740B-F1 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 DSL-2740B-F1, follow our Dlink DSL-2740B-F1 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Dlink DSL-2740B-F1

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

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

After you've logged into the Dlink DSL-2740B-F1 you see the Setup page. The first thing you need to do when changing your IP Address for your Router is click the box on the left labeled Local Network.

Configure the LAN section of your Dlink DSL-2740B-F1

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

This takes you to the LAN Setup page, LAN stands for Local Area Network. Find the box marked Router IP Address and enter the new address you have chosen for your Router. We highly recommend the IP Address of 192.168.0.1

The Subnet Mask should always be at the same number, 255.255.255.0

Save your changes, when you are finished making changes.

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.

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