How to change the IP Address on a Huawei EchoLife HG520v router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Huawei EchoLife HG520v router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Huawei EchoLife HG520v.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 Huawei EchoLife HG520v

To get started configuring the Huawei EchoLife HG520v 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 EchoLife HG520v, follow our Huawei EchoLife HG520v Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Huawei EchoLife HG520v

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

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Huawei router.

Once you have logged into the Huawei EchoLife HG520v you begin on the Device Info page. To change your IP Address, the address you are looking at while inside your network, click the choice on the left side of the page labeled Advanced Setup, then LAN.

Configure the LAN section of your Huawei EchoLife HG520v

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

Now, click the box at the top of the page labeled IP Address and enter the address you have specifically chosen for your Router. We suggest using the address of 192.168.0.1

You want to leave the Subnet Mask alone, at 255.255.255.0

You also want to leave the DHCP Server enabled.

When you are done, click the choice at the bottom of the page labeled Save/Reboot.

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 EchoLife HG520v Info

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This is the ip address guide for the Huawei EchoLife HG520v.We also have the following guides for the same router: