The default IP address displayed above is used in Linksys routers on private networks. The Wi-Fi routers or private networks require a default IP address so that the users can access the login page. The URL address connects to the network via a browser. The users must connect to the Wi-Fi router via cable or wirelessly. The security wall does not let the users penetrate the firewall without the log in credentials. The default (192.168.1.1) IP address used to reach the login page of the router or a private network. You can find the default credentials in the back of the router. You can configure the network or edit the network administration functions. These IP addresses are part of the “Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.”
192.168.1.1 – How Do I Login?
The IP Address is a Linksys routers default URL, and you have to connect to the network via a cable or wirelessly.
- Launch the web browser from Windows PC or a Mac or a Linux PC.
- Enter the default (https://192.168.1.1/) URL or IP address in the clipboard.
- The default Username and Password credentials are present on the back of the router.
- The credentials avails the administrator level access to the settings and configure it.
- The administrator level access grants excess power to the user to change the configuration.
- Change the static DNS or Advanced DNS in a few clicks.
- At the bottom of the control panel, click on “save changes” to complete the process.
Remember, you can add an extra layer to the Wi-Fi or private network by changing the default credentials.
What Should I Do If I Forgot 192.168.1.1 Username and Password?
Fortunately, the manufacturers of the device offer a wide range of options for several situations. The Wi-Fi router users and private network users do not have to worry about losing the credentials. The manufacturers offer a manual button to reset all settings to default, and it will erase everything as a new piece.
The previous settings used in the process will be wiped from the router or network. No one can recover it whatsoever, but the username and password are removed.
The reset button is available on every Wi-Fi router and network regardless of the manufacturer and software. Turn on the device and find the button in the backside of the machine, and then hold on it for ten seconds. After ten seconds of holding the reset button, the router lights will off and turn on, and it is a sign of “Mission Successful.”