Here’s All You Should Know About the ‘’ IP Address + How to Access Your Router!

By Novak Bozovic / February 9, 2021

Knowing a few things about IP addresses and accessing your home router can go a long way. That's how you can make sure that your Web connection is secure, fast, and optimized. With that said, let’s talk about the IP - including what this IP address means, how you can use it, as well as how to access your router.

What Is '' in the First Place?

Without overcomplicating things, we are going to explain the basics about the IP in terms of how you should interact with it. With that said, let’s take a look at two of the basic groups of IPs.

Private & Public IPs - What's the Difference?

When talking about IP addresses, it's crucial to know the difference between public and private IPs. This will help you understand more about the IP, including what that IP is capable of doing.

Class Starting IP Ending IP Number of Hosts
A 16,777,216
B 1,048,576
C 65,536

Does That Mean That '' Is a Private IP?

The IP is a private IP. If you take a closer look at the table found above, you’ll see that is a 'Class C' IP address. That class comes with support for around 65,000 devices, which is the maximum number of devices connected to the starting IP.

The chances are that your router is assigned automatically to use the IP as its starting IP. As such, your router controls every other device within that closed network, such as your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

To be able to connect to your router, you first need to connect your computer to your home network, which means you need to be physically near your router. This is why millions around the world use the IP without any fear that someone might take over their Web connection.

What Are the Benefits of Accessing Your Router Admin Panel?

We are sure that many of you are reading this article because you want to change your Wi-Fi network’s password. However, your router’s admin panel offers other helpful features. So, let’s go over the most useful ones.

How to Log Into Your Router Admin Panel via the '' IP Address?

Accessing your router admin panel is as easy as browsing the Internet. All you need is to use your router’s IP, make changes to your network, and save them. Here’s our step-by-step guide.

Router Brand Username/Password Combination
Cisco (blank) – (blank) (blank) – cisco (blank) – public (blank) – private (blank) – secret (blank) - _Cisco Admin – admin
Linksys (blank) – admin admin – (blank) admin – admin Administrator – admin comcast - 1234
Siemens admin – hagpolm admin – (blank) admin – pwp eng – engineer (blank) – (blank)
TRENDnet admin – (blank) admin – admin
Ubiquiti (blank) – (blank)

What If You Can't Connect to the '' IP Address?

If you know the correct IP and your router’s username and password, it should be easy to connect to your router. However, problems may occur along the way. So, here are common fixes.

With that said, we hope that you managed to learn more about the IP, as well as how to access it. We gave our best to explain the whole procedure in a simple manner. Still, if you have any questions on your mind, make sure to post your comment below. And lastly - thanks for reading!

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