HOW TO SETUP STATIC IP ON ROUTER

Here are the guidelines to set up static IP on a router. Though the steps are slightly different for each brand of routers, the general procedure is similar across all brands of routers.

  • Step 1:Refer to the URL and login credentials of the router login page on the sticker of the router.
  • Step 2:Open a web browser on your computer.
  • Step 3:Key in the URL to access router configuration page.
  • Step 4:Type the credentials and login.
  • Step 5:Select the Setup tab and choose Network settings on the sidebar.
  • Step 6:Add DHCP Reservation Section and select the Enable checkbox.
  • Step 7:Include the IP and MAC address of your device.
  • Step 8:Make sure that the IP address is within the DHCP UP address range.
  • Step 9:Look for the MAC address at the bottom of the router itself.
  • Step 10:Select Save.

HOW TO FIND STATIC IP ADDRESS OF THE ROUTER

Here are the guidelines to find the static IP address of your router.

If you are a windows user, perform the steps below.

  • Step 1:Make sure that your computer is connected to the Wi-Fi router.
  • Step 2:Select Start and click the Gear icon to open the settings.
  • Step 3:Choose Network and internet Network and Sharing center.
  • Step 4:If you are connected to the router via an Ethernet cable, select Ethernet.
  • Step 5:If you are connected wirelessly, choose Wi-Fi.
  • Step 6:Select Details in the window that opens.
  • Step 7:A new window opens, the router’s Static IP address corresponds to the address next to IPv4 default gateway.

If you are a Mac user, do the steps below.

  • Step 1:Open System preferences on the Apple Menu of the computer.
  • Step 2:Select Network preferences in the Internet & Wireless section.
  • Step 3:Choose the Advanced button on the lower right corner of the screen.
  • Step 4:Select the TCP/IP tab and a window opens.
  • Step 5:The static IP address of the router will be displayed next to “Router”.