How to change the IP Address on a Netopia 2247-62 router

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This page shows how to change the LAN IP Address on the Netopia 2247-62 router.

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This is the ip address guide for the Netopia 2247-62.We also have the following guides for the same router:

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 Netopia 2247-62

To get started configuring the Netopia 2247-62 LAN page you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Netopia 2247-62, follow our Netopia 2247-62 Login Guide.

Change the LAN IP Address on a Netopia 2247-62

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

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Netopia router.

Once you have chosen to change your IP Address, the address you can see from inside the network, first log into the Netopia 2247-62. This places you on the Connection Information page. Next, click the choice on the left labeled Expert Mode, then Configure and finally DHCP Server.

Configure the LAN section of your Netopia 2247-62

router setup
This is the setup page from your Netopia router.

You should now be on the DHCP Server Configuration page of your Router. On this page, find the box labeled Router IP Address and enter the address you have chosen for your Router. One good option is the address of

Make sure that while you make this adjustment, you do not change the Subnet Mask. This should remain at

The DHCP Server should be left enabled, this allows the Router to choose from a pool of addresses when needed.

When you have finished all your changes, click the button labeled Save Changes.

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.

Other Netopia 2247-62 Info

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This is the ip address guide for the Netopia 2247-62.We also have the following guides for the same router: