How to change the IP Address on a Linksys SRW208G router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Linksys SRW208G router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Linksys SRW208G.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 SRW208G

To get started configuring the Linksys SRW208G 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 SRW208G, follow our Linksys SRW208G Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Linksys SRW208G

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 Linksys router.

After logging into the Linksys SRW208G you should begin on the Summary page. This page gives you all the vital information for your Router. To change your IP Address, the address you are looking at from inside your network, click the choice labeled Network Settings.

Configure the LAN section of your Linksys SRW208G

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

Next, find the box marked IP Address and enter your new address for your Router here. We suggest using 192.168.1.1 as your new address.

Don't change the Subnet Mask, this should always be kept at 255.255.255.0

Finally, click 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 SRW208G Info

Don't forget about our other Linksys SRW208G info that you might be interested in.

This is the ip address guide for the Linksys SRW208G.We also have the following guides for the same router: