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.
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”.