Today, the most common IP configuration used by most of the manufacturers is 192.168.1.2 to give their users access to their IP gateway. By using this IP address, you can access you are web interface by which you can configure your router’s main settings. This local ipv4 address also allows you to change your router’s default password, network refresh rate, other SSID configuration.
So in this article, we will be focusing on this 192.168.1.2 IP address, how to login to it, how to use it to change your router settings, and how to reset your router if you forget the default credentials. So, let’s get going.
How To Login To 192.168.1.2 IP Address?
All you need to do is follow these few simple steps to access this IP gateway.
- First of all, enter this IP address: http://192.168.1.2/ in the address bar of your browser. Whether you are using a PC or smartphone to log in, just make sure that your device uses an advanced browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox because you need HTML5 pop-up support to do this action.
- Once you have completed step 1, and the 192.168.1.2 IP address is in the address bar, press enter. Next, you should be prompted to enter your user id and password. Enter the default login credentials in these fields and click OK. The default login credentials are generally those provided by the manufacturer.
- Once you have entered the proper details, you will be able to login to the main page of your router’s firmware. From there, you should be able to change or access any setting and reflect the changes in the router’s behavior.
- Try not mess around with the advanced settings of which you have no know-how. Else you might end up screwing up your Internet connection and would probably need to call your ISP to get it fixed.
- To get the administrator privileges, enter the IP address in the address bar and hit enter once again. When prompted to enter the user id and password, type admin in both fields and hit enter. It works every time on my D-Link ADSL router. And must be pretty much similar for traditional IPs too such as 192.168.0.1.
What To Do if You Have Forgotten the User id And Password?
Well, it’s a much obvious tendency to forget things. You might have recently change the default login credentials of your router and now we have forgotten them. Well, it’s just a simple solution away.
- You will have to find a small reset button, usually present on your router’s bottom. It is a pinhole-sized button.
- You will have to press and hold the button for about 10-15 seconds using a pencil or a pin.
- Once done, your router’s lights shall blink and the settings should have been reset.
Now you should be able to login to your router, simply by following the above steps mentioned. That’s it! Hope this aid comes handy for you!!