How to Use the ‘’ IP to Access Your Router’s Admin Panel?

By Novak Bozovic / April 26, 2021

The chances are that you’re reading this article because your router is using the '' IP. This is why we will teach you everything you need to know about this IP address, how to access your router, and what kinds of changes can be made that way. Hopefully, you’ll have all your questions answered by the end of this article, so let’s dive in.

What is ',' in the First Place?

If we wanted to keep things very simple, we would say that '' is an IP address typically assigned to home routers. However, let’s expand that information a bit which will help you understand a few things about IP addresses in general.

Private IPs vs. Public IP Addresses - What Are They? What's the Difference?

There are two kinds of IPs depending on what kind of communication needs to be achieved, and these are public and private IPs. That is because your router enables your home devices to communicate with each other, as well as with other devices on the Internet.

Why is Your Router Set to Use the '' IP Address?

In theory, every router can use the same private IP address. Still, there's no need to complicate things, which is why we have certain spectrums of IPs. These are assigned by the Internet Assigned Numbers Agency (IANA), and there are three spectrums at the moment:

To avoid confusion, companies that make routers have decided to use certain IP addresses by default. This doesn’t only help differentiate their products but also helps IT experts in doing their job. Take a look at the most popular manufacturers and IP address that they use:

As you can see, your IP address ( isn’t on the list found above. That’s because only a few companies are using it and these routers are usually sold outside the US. There are big chances that you use a router made by ACorp, Binatone, Hawking, Inteno, or ZTE.

What About the '192.168.I.2' IP – Is It Any Different From ''

There are numerous people who turn to Google to find more about the '192.168.I.2' IP. However, the truth is that this IP isn’t actually an IP address at all. Instead, this is one of the wrong versions of the '' IP.

Take a closer look at you’ll see that the false version has the letter 'I' instead of '1' at the end of its string of numbers. So, turn all your attention to the correct version - ''

Why Would You Want to Access the '' IP via Your Router?

You use the '' IP to access your router’s admin panel. In fact, every router on the Web can be accessed to review its settings and make all kinds of adjustments. Here are some of the most useful things you can do.

How to Login to Your Router via ''

By now, you know a few things about IP addresses and their roles. However, it’s now time to talk about how to use the '' IP to access your router’s admin. So, make sure to go through the following steps.

Router Brand Default Username Default Password
ACorp 'admin' 'admin,' 'password'or leave blank.
Binatone 'admin' 'admin,' 'password' or leave blank.
Hawking 'admin' 'admin,' 'password' or leave blank.
Inteno 'admin' 'giraff'
ZTE 'admin' 'admin'

In case you can’t find the right username/password combination, make sure to take a look at your router. Find a sticker that displays who made your router and its exact model. Then, go a quick Google search.

Can’t Connect to '' Here's What to Try!

Assuming you have the right IP address in your hands, we will give you a few pieces of advice if you still can’t connect to your router. So, make sure to do the following.

Are You Sure You Have the Right IP? Here's How to Check Your IP!

You are 100% sure that your router’s IP is '' Here’s how to check your private IP address on Windows and Mac computers as well. If you don't have a computer at your disposal, you can check your router's IP on Android and iOS devices.

This brings us to the end of our guide on the '' IP. If you have any questions, make sure to post your comment below. And lastly, thank you for reading!

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