How to change the IP Address on a NetComm NP805N-11n router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the NetComm NP805N-11n 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 NP805N-11n

To get started configuring the NetComm NP805N-11n 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 NP805N-11n, follow our NetComm NP805N-11n Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a NetComm NP805N-11n

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

Now that you have logged into the NetComm NP805N-11n you are taken to the Status page of your router. When you need to change your IP address, the router's IP address, click the choice in the black bar at the top of the page labeled Network Setup.

Configure the LAN section of your NetComm NP805N-11n

This page allows you to make changes to your IP addresses. To change your router's IP Address enter the new address you have chosen in the box labeled LAN IP Address, this is your Local Network address. One good choice for an address is

When changing your LAN IP address, don't change anything else on this page, simply save your changes by clicking the Save button at the bottom of the page.

That's it, you have finished.

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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