This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the NetComm NB6W 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.
To get started configuring the NetComm NB6W LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.
To login to the NetComm NB6W, follow our NetComm NB6W Login Guide.
If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.
After you have finished logging into the NetComm NB6W you see the Device Information page. To change your IP Address, the address you see from inside your private network, click the choice at the top labeled Advanced. Next, click the Local Network choice on the left side of the screen, in black. This opens some new choices, click the one labeled IP Address.
You should now be on the LAN IP Address Configuration page. Enter your new address you have chosen for your Router in the box marked Primary IP Address. One good suggestion would be to use 192.168.0.1
Don't change the Subnet Mask, this should always remain at 255.255.255.0
Finally, click the Apply button.
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.
Don't forget about our other NetComm NB6W info that you might be interested in.