How to change the IP Address on a Linksys WCG200 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Linksys WCG200 router.

Other Linksys WCG200 Guides

This is the ip address guide for the Linksys WCG200. 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 Linksys WCG200

To get started configuring the Linksys WCG200 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 WCG200, follow our Linksys WCG200 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Linksys WCG200

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

Once you have logged into the Linksys WCG200 you see the Setup page. Next, click the choice at the top of the page labeled Basic Setup. This is the page where you can change your Router's IP Address.

Configure the LAN section of your Linksys WCG200

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This is the setup page from your Linksys WCG200 router.

Simply scroll down this screen until you see four boxes in a row labeled Local IP Address. Enter your new one here. A good choice for an IP Address would be

Make sure to leave the DHCP Server enabled, this allows the Router to automatically choose these for you.

After you have finished, 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 WCG200 Info

Don't forget about our other Linksys WCG200 info that you might be interested in.

This is the ip address guide for the Linksys WCG200. We also have the following guides for the same router: