IP address is one of the most common class C IP address used by many routers as their default IP address. This is generally used for small-scale networks and is very much different from other commonly used IP addresses. Hence, you need to know the basic details of the IP address before using it. If you want details about other IP Addresses such as or, then you can check out our other articles.

How to Login IP Address

The process of making a login into the admin dashboard of the IP address is very simple. You need not be a tech geek or a tech-savvy person to carry out the entire process. It is recommended that you already know the default username and password of the router that you are using. This is because you will require that information whenever you try to log in for the first time.

The information regarding default username and password is provided with the user manual and you should find it. The steps that you should follow in order to login into the admin dashboard of the IP address are similar to any other IP address and are listed below:

1. Open a web browser on your computer system. It can be any web browser, but it is recommended to use the latest version of the browser so that the process remains hassle free.

2. Now, click on “Access Router Page” button embedded below.

Access Your Router Admin Panel


NOTE: Please wait for 4-5 seconds for the Router Panel to load completely. Also, if you’re getting an error or the web page is not loading then it’s not your IP address. Find your router’s IP address in the following article.

3. The user authentication page shall open. You should now enter your default username and password in the specified space. Thereafter, press the enter key to proceed.

4. The admin dashboard of will open. Now, you can start with the process of configuring your devices.

5. From the admin dashboard, you can change your internet connection type or the name of the network, or you can add new devices or even block existing devices from using the router.

6. You can also change the transmission rate, bandwidth, IP address and also check the functionality of the various devices connected to your router from the admin dashboard as per your need and wish.

It is always advised to change the default username and password of your router to avoid any future security risks that might arise due to various reasons.

NOTE: If you forgot your username & password then you can follow these instructions to recover them. However, if you haven’t changed the default user and password, then you can consult our router default usernames and passwords list.

What Restrictions Do We Face When Using the IP Address

The major restriction that is faced by an IP address like is that the connections are limited. You can only connect 254 devices with this IP address. While 254 seems to be a large number, but when you count the devices with each computer system, the number goes very small. Hence it is not at all suitable for large networks.

What to Do if I Forget Router Username and Password

It is a common thing to forget the default username and password of the router. But there is no need to panic because there are various methods to fix this issue. We have discussed these methods below:

Find the Default Username and Password of the Router

Finding the default username and password of the router is not a difficult task because it is provided at many places. You can find the default username and password of your router at the following two places:

  • The User Manual of the Router: – The User Manual is a very important booklet which has a great amount of information about your router. It has all the important information related to your router, hence you should always keep it safe. It is also the first document which you should refer in case you face any issue regarding your device.
  • The Sticker on the back of the Router: – The manufacturers also provide a set of important information on the sticker at the back of the router such as default username, IP address, and default password, along with the model number of the device.

Router Username and Password List

The following list consists of default router username and password. Simply, choose your router from the drop-down.

Resetting the Router to its Default Configuration

If you forget the default username and password of your router and are unable to recover it using any of the methods given above, then this is the best method to access the admin dashboard of the IP address. But, you should always keep in mind that this method will require you to reconfigure the router and all its devices right from scratch. There are two methods to factory reset the router:

  • It mentions the process of factory resetting the router to its default in the user manual of the router. It is different for different routers, so the best thing is to refer the manual for resetting the router easily.
  • An alternative method to factory reset the router is to use the pinhole button given at the back of the router. You just need to press and hold down the button with a pin for about 10-15 seconds to reset the router. Afterward, it will again accept the default username and password.

How Can I Change the Address

At times due to an issue of IP Conflict or some other issues as well, you need to change the IP address of the router from to something else. This is an easy task and you can use the following steps to do so.

  1. Open up the admin dashboard of the existing IP address.
  2. Log in and open the Settings option.
  3. On the LAN tab, click on configure IP Address option.
  4. Type in the new IP address and click on OK.
  5. Login again from the new IP address.

Issues with IP Address

There are a lot of issues that users find with the routers having IP address. It is because this IP address is somewhat different from all others. The major issues are:

Issue #1 Login Panel Not Appearing

In this case, there are two solutions to the problem. One, you can check for the IP address of the router which you might have typed in wrong. The second reason could be an issue of conflicting IP address. One of your devices connected to the router is also using the IP address. To solve that you will have to change the IP address of your router, which has already discussed.

Issue #2 Router Not Connected

This might happen due to some faults in the router itself. If you have a wired connection, you should check if there is a hindered line. Also, check the router lights which should blink to make sure the router is working fine.

Final Words

This was all the information that you should always be aware of while using a router with the IP address. The usage of the device is pretty much similar to every other IP address.