How to change the IP Address on a Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS 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 Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS

To get started configuring the Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS, follow our Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS

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

Once you have finished logging into the Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS you begin on the BASIC Home page.

On this page, click the tab at the top of the page labeled Advanced.

This creates a new set of choices in the left sidebar. Pick the new option of Setup.

Then below that choose LAN Setup.

Configure the LAN section of your Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS

On this new page, find the box labeled IP Address and enter the new address you have chosen to use for your router. We recommend ending this address in a 1 such as or

That's it, just click the green Apply button at the top of the page.

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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