Your router is the most important device on your network. Whether you have a cable modem or DSL, all of your devices connect to the internet through your router. You need to learn to configure your router if you want to really customize your network.
How To Find Your Generic Routers IP Address
The first thing that you need to know in order to login to your router is it's Internal IP Address. This can be confusing because all routers have 2 IP addresses: an Internal IP Address, and an External IP Address. Right now, you are only concerned with the Internal IP Address. If you do not know your routers Internal IP Address, you can do one of the following:
- Try all the known Default Generic IP Addresses default IP addresses
- Follow our How To Find Your Routers Internal IP Address Guide
How To Find Your Generic Default Username and Password
We have collected a list of all known Default Generic Router Passwords.
- You can try all known Default Generic Router Passwords
- You can try following our How To Reset Your Router Guide
You may need to try all combinations of usernames and passwords in your router. If you try all of the username/password combinations and still cannot get logged in, then the next step is to contact your ISP and see if they know. If all else fails and you are unable to login to your router, then you need to follow our How To Reset Your Router Guide.
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