How to change the IP Address on a NetComm NB9WMAXXn router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the NetComm NB9WMAXXn router.

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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 NetComm NB9WMAXXn

To get started configuring the NetComm NB9WMAXXn 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 NB9WMAXXn, follow our NetComm NB9WMAXXn Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a NetComm NB9WMAXXn

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

When you have logged into the NetComm NB9WMAXXn you begin on the Main Menu page. When you need to change your IP Address, the address you see while inside your network, click the Advanced choice on the left side of the page. Next, click the choice below this labeled LAN.

Configure the LAN section of your NetComm NB9WMAXXn

This new page, is called Advanced > Local Area Network(LAN) Setup. Find the box marked IP Address and enter your new address you have chosen for your Router. One address that would work well for your Router is

While making this change, make sure that you do not change the Subnet Mask, this should remain at

Once you have made all the changes you need to, don't forget to save.

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.

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