How to change the IP Address on a Huawei E5331 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Huawei E5331 router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Huawei E5331. 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 or 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 Huawei E5331

To get started configuring the Huawei E5331 LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Huawei E5331, follow our Huawei E5331 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Huawei E5331

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

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This is the status page from your Huawei E5331 router.

When you have finished logging into the Huawei E5331 you start on the Home page. To change your IP Address, the address you see when inside your network, click the choice labeled Settings at the top of the page. Next, click WLAN on the left side of the screen and then DHCP.

Configure the LAN section of your Huawei E5331

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This is the setup page from your Huawei E5331 router.

On this page you can change your IP Address and change whether your DHCP Server is enabled or not. Please leave the DHCP Server enabled, this allows the router to choose from a pool of addresses when needed. The Subnet Mask should likewise stay as it is, which should be

Place your cursor in the box labeled IP Address and enter the new address you have picked out for your Router. We recommend using an address that ends in a 1 such as When you have finished, be sure and click Apply.

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 Huawei E5331 Info

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This is the ip address guide for the Huawei E5331. We also have the following guides for the same router: