How to change the IP Address on a Netgear R6300v2 router

This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Netgear R6300v2 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 R6300v2

To get started configuring the Netgear R6300v2 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 R6300v2, follow our Netgear R6300v2 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Netgear R6300v2

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

After you have logged into the Netgear R6300v2 you begin on the Basic Home page of this router. To change your Router's IP Address, the address you see when inside your local network, click the choice at the top of the page labeled Advanced.

This new page offers a new list of choices on the left side of the page. Choose the link labeled Setup, then LAN Setup.

Configure the LAN section of your Netgear R6300v2

You should now be on a page like the one you see here. boxes labeled IP Address, enter the new address you have chosen to replace the old one. We recommend using an address that ends in a one for simplicity. One good choice is the address of

Nothing else on this page should be changed. Simply click the choice at the top of the page in green labeled Apply.

That's it, you've 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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