192.168.1.1 is an IP address used to login the admin panel of a router. This IP address is part of the 16-bit block of the private IPv4 address which includes addresses from 192.168.0.0 to 192.168.255.255.
The most common router that use 192.168.1.1 IP login is Linksys.
Using this IP address you can enter the router’s admin panel and change the settings as per your convenience. You can change settings like security options, LAN, WLAN, DSL, ADSL, MAC address, WPS and even the login IP address.
How to Login into 192.168.1.1? A Complete Guide
If you have a Linksys router or any other router that uses 192.168.1.1 as login IP then follow the below steps.
Make sure you have:
- A system connected to home WI-FI
- Router box to find default username and password
Step 1: Open a web browser
Type 192.168.1.1 in the search bar and hit enter. You can also click http://192.168.1.1 to directly open it.
Step 2: Enter the default Username and Password
A login page will open asking for login details.
- Default Username: admin
- Default Password: password
Step 3: If you have entered correct login details then you will be logged in into the admin panel. Once you successfully log in then you can change your routers settings.
Can’t Connect to 192.168.1.1
If you are still unable to connect don’t worry!
Follow this quick guide to find the IP of your Router.
For Window Users:
- Open Command Prompt (CMD) Start > Search Box > cmd
- Type “ipconfig” and hit enter.
- You will see default gateway. It is your default IP address.
For MacOS Users:
- Open Apple Menu in the top left and select ‘System Preferences’
- Open network tab and select the network connection
- Click on Advance and click on TCP/IP
- You will find the IP address on the right.
For Linux Users:
- Open a terminal window (Applications>System Tools>Terminal)
- Type “IP route | grep default” or “ifconfig”
- You will see your default gateway.
192.168.1.1 Username and Password
For most of the routers using 192.168.1.1 login, default username is “admin” and password is “password/blank”.
If this doesn’t work you can try following combinations or see our Default Router Username and Passwords list.
|Default 192.168.1.1 Login|
After Login Don’t Forget to Change These Settings to Make Your Network Secure
1. Change the SSID
SSID is Service Set Identifier and appears in the network tab when you search for available wifi on a device. If you won’t change it and keep it default then it might become easy for hackers to predict username and password and take away control from you.
To change it visit: IP address > Admin panel > Network tab > SSID > Change SSID
2. Always change the default username and password
You must change the default username and password to prevent your router from vulnerable activities. Make your password is alphanumeric and 8-16 characters long.
Have More Questions?
Q. How do I change my 192.168 1.1 password?
It’s simple. First enter 192.168.1.1 in web browser and login using username and password. Once you are at admin page go to – Settings > Select change router password > Enter new password > Save.
Q. 192.168.I.1 not loading
Make sure that you typed the correct IP address that is 192.168.1.1 and not 192.168.2.1, 192.168.1 1, 192.168.1.I etc. If still it doesn’t load check your connections and router lights.
Q. Why 192.168.1.1 is not working
If 192.168.1.1 admin login is not working then it is not your router’s default gateway. See this – follow this quick guide to find the IP of your router manually.
Q. Why can’t I connect to 192.168.1.1
If you are unable to connect to the IP make sure that your system is connected to internet connection or else there’s an issue with your router. Try to reset your router.
Q. I forgot my router’s username and password
If you have forgotten your login details then you have two options. First to remember the login details and the second one is reset your router.
Q. Why can’t I connect to 192.168.1.1 with my phone?
Your phone may not have the permission to access advanced settings required to configure a modem or router.
Q. How do I access WPS settings?
You can access or change the WPS WPA settings in the ‘Encryption’ tab in the administration panel.
If you have followed above mentioned all the steps correctly you probably reach the routers admin panel but if you find any difficulties and any other issues related to 192.168.1.1 IP login, please let us know by commenting down below we will guide you as soon as possible.