How to change the IP Address on a Edimax BR6228nC router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Edimax BR6228nC router.

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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 Edimax BR6228nC

To get started configuring the Edimax BR6228nC LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Edimax BR6228nC, follow our Edimax BR6228nC Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Edimax BR6228nC

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

You have already logged into the Edimax BR6228nC and are on the Home page. To change your Router's IP Address, the address you see when inside your local network, click the choice at the top labeled General Setup. Under that, in the small red bar choose LAN.

Configure the LAN section of your Edimax BR6228nC

This takes you to the correct page. On this page find the box labeled IP Address. Enter your new IP Address you have chosen for your router. One good choice is the address of 192.168.0.1

Everything else should be left alone on this page. Simply click the button near the bottom of the page labeled Apply and you are finished!

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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