How to change the IP Address on a Edimax BR6228nS router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Edimax BR6228nS 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 BR6228nS

To get started configuring the Edimax BR6228nS 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 BR6228nS, follow our Edimax BR6228nS Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Edimax BR6228nS

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

Once you have logged into the Edimax BR6228nS you are taken to the Home page of this router. To change your router's IP address, the address you see when inside your local network, click the choice at the top of the page labeled General Setup. The small red bar beneath this choice will fill with choices, choose the one labeled LAN.

Configure the LAN section of your Edimax BR6228nS

Once on this new page, enter the new IP address you have chosen in the box labeled IP address. We recommend using an address such as 10.0.0.1

Don't change anything else on this page, the only thing left to do is click the Apply button at the bottom of the page. You did it!

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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