The Internet is the basic need of today’s generation. Nowadays, people can live without food for a few hours but, living without the Internet is a kind of impossible task. The most common source of internet connection is Ethernet or WiFi, if you have ever used WiFi or wired internet connection, you must be familiar with the IP address 192.168.0.1.
But if you don’t have any idea about it, don’t worry. By the end of this article, you will surely have good knowledge in context to this IP address.
What is 192.168.0.1?
192.168.0.1 is a default private IP address used by most of the Internet, providing companies such as Netgear, D-Link, etc. Via this IP address, a user can perform several events related to their WiFi router or modem i.e., changing username or password, managing connected devices, tracking download and upload speed, etc.
Not every internet user accesses the administration page of their router. In most cases, it is operated by the technician to set SSID (WiFi Name) and password. Now let us understand the meaning of IP.
What is the IP (Internet Protocol) Address?
Just like every vehicle has a number so that id can be traced and identified, similarly, every computer which can be connected to the internet connection has an identification address called IP address. Earlier IPv4 was used to assign IP addresses to a device, after a surge in the number of internet users IPv6 started being used. The IP address can be used to track the location of the device and various internet browsing history. IT cells use the IP address to locate stolen devices. Moreover, IP addresses are used by the cybercrime department to catch hackers and other online fraudsters.
How to Access 192.168.0.1 Administration Panel?
To manage all the activities of your Ethernet or WiFi internet connection, you need to access the administration panel of your internet device. You can follow the steps mentioned below to access the administration panel of your Modem or Router.
- Firstly connect your computer to the internet connection via cable or wirelessly.
- After connecting to the internet, open your browser and type ” http://192.168.0.1 or 192.168.0.1 ”
- A login page will open.
- Enter your login ID and password, in most of the cases, it is mentioned at the back of your Router or Modem box.
- Once you click on the login button, you will be successfully redirected to the administration panel.
What Is The Use of 192.168.0.1?
192.168.0.1 IP address plays a crucial role in managing the router setting if your Router or Modem has 192.168.0.1 as default IP. Most of the internet providers use it as a default IP that can be used for accessing the administration panel, below are the certain uses of the administration panel of a Router or Modem.
Changing wifi SSID – Every wifi router has an SSID or wifi name. If a person wants, then they can access the administration panel and change the wifi name.
Changing wifi Password – By accessing the Router administration panel, one can change the password of the wifi.
Managing Connected Devices – The administration panels allow you to see all the devices connected to the wifi. Moreover, it allows a user to block unauthorized devices.
Internet Speed Monitoring – Most internet providers allow you to monitor the download and upload speed of the internet connection.
Data Monitoring – In most of the Routers and Modems, you can monitor the total available data and the amount of data you have already used.
Default Username And Password List of Router using 192.168.0.1
Usually, the username and the password is mentioned on the packaging box of the router, if in case your box misses these details you can have a look below.
|Manufacturers||IP Address||User ID||Password|
Note – The credentials mentioned above are subjected to change as per the wish of the manufacturer. Kindly refer to the router box or guide in case the username and password mentioned above does not work.
How To Reset Password Of Wifi Router or Modem?
It is a very common phenomenon that we change the login password of the Router or Modem, and later we forget it. Without the correct password, you won’t be able to login into the administration panel. In such a case, there is only one option available, that is to reset the password. Every Router or modem has a reset button on it, this reset button is hidden and not easily accessible.
To reset your password, you need to look for that hidden reset button on your modem, and it is mostly inside a hole. Once you have found the hole, put a pointed thing like a paperclip inside the hole and keep the button pressed for 10 – 15 seconds. After you have performed this step your router credentials will be restored, now you can log into the administration panel using the ID and Password mentioned on the Router or modem box.
The Internet is the basic need of our generation. Ethernet and wifi is the most common source of the Internet. Several people are confused with the default IP (192.168.0.1) address of routers and modems but don’t know what it is anyhow it can be used to access the administration panel of the Router and modem.
In the article above, we have deeply discussed the default IP of the Router and modems. Moreover, we have described how it can be used to manage several tasks related to the internet connection.
If you still have any queries or questions about the subject, feel free to ask me down in the comment section.