How to change the IP Address on a Linksys BEFSX41 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Linksys BEFSX41 router.

Other Linksys BEFSX41 Guides

This is the ip address guide for the Linksys BEFSX41 v1.52.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 Linksys BEFSX41

To get started configuring the Linksys BEFSX41 LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Linksys BEFSX41, follow our Linksys BEFSX41 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Linksys BEFSX41

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

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

Once you have logged into the Linksys BEFSX41v1.52 you see the Setup page. Click the the tab at the top labeled Basic Setup.

Configure the LAN section of your Linksys BEFSX41

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

Scroll down this page until you come to the boxes labeled Local IP Address. Enter your new address here. We recommend using the same address as shown in these screenshots, 192.168.1.1

Leave the Subnet Mask at 255.255.255.0, and the DHCP Server should, in most cases, remain enabled.

Finally, click the box at the bottom of the screen labeled Save Settings.

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 Linksys BEFSX41 Info

Don't forget about our other Linksys BEFSX41 info that you might be interested in.

This is the ip address guide for the Linksys BEFSX41 v1.52.We also have the following guides for the same router: