HOW TO ACCESS ROUTER THROUGH BROWSER

To know how to access the web-based setup page of your wireless router through a web browser, refer to the step-by-step how to access router through browser guidelines given on our web page.

Finding the IP address of the wireless router:

Windows:

  • STEP : 1 Check if you have connected your wireless router to your Windows computer.
  • STEP : 2 Navigate to the Start menu on the bottom-left corner of the screen and click the Settings or gear icon.
  • STEP : 3 As soon as you see the Windows Settings dialog window on the screen, select the Network & Internet option.
  • STEP : 4 Click the View your network properties link.
  • STEP : 5 Now, the IP address of the wireless router will be seen in the Default Gateway field.

Mac:

  • STEP : 1 Your wireless router must be connected to your Mac computer.
  • STEP : 2 Launch the System Preferences dialog window by choosing the System Preferences option from the Apple menu.
  • STEP : 3 Select the Network option and click the Advanced button at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  • STEP : 4 Click the TCP/IP tab,and you will find the IP address of the wireless router in the Router field.

Step 2 - Accessing the wireless router’s page:

Windows:

  • STEP : 1 Open a web browser on the Windows computer, go to the address bar, and enter the IP address of the wireless router.
  • STEP : 2 The login page of the wireless router will be displayedon the screen.
  • STEP : 3 Type the wireless router’s username and password in the Username and Password fields, respectively,and then click the Login option.
  • STEP : 4 This will open the web-based setup page of the wireless router.
  • STEP : 5 Note: The settings for each wireless router might slightly differ.
  • STEP : 6 Go to the Wireless Settings web page and change the SSID of the wireless router in the Wireless Network Name field and proceed with how to access router through browser guide.
  • STEP : 7 Choose any one of the encryption types from the Encryption drop-down menu.
  • STEP : 8 Automatic
  • STEP : 9 WPA-PSK
  • STEP : 10 WPA2-PSK
  • STEP : 11 Note: The WPA2-PSK encryption is the recommended one.
  • STEP : 12 If needed, you can change the username and password of the wireless router.

The default IP address, user name, and password for a few of the wireless routers are given below for your reference.

Netgear router

  • IP address - 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1
  • User Name - admin
  • Password - password

TP-Link router:

  • IP address - 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1
  • User Name - admin
  • Password - admin

D-Link

  • IP address - Between 192.168.0.2 and 192.168.0.254
  • User Name - admin
  • Password - leave this field blank

Belkin router:

  • IP address - 192.168.2.1
  • User Name - admin
  • Password - password

By using the above given how to access router through browser guidance, access your router via browser.