- What IP Address Is It? is a private IP address, similar to or used by many vendors as the default gateway. There are many routers that use as the default IP address. Out of these, D-Link, Linksys, and TP-Link have by far the most routers that use as the default IP address.

How to Access Router Settings Using the IP Address

If you’ve ever tried to open or any other router IP address in a web browser, you probably know it’s impossible to get very far without the correct router password. The problem is that every router is different, and there are many default router login/password combinations to try.

To log in to please follow the steps below:

  1. Open your browser and type into the URL address bar.
  2. Enter router login and password. If you don't know them, please check the list of the default router passwords.
  3. You are inside the admin panel and can change any settings now.

If You Can't Access

If typing into your browser doesn't work then may not be your computer's gateway after all. The easiest way to find your correct gateway is to open the command line (Start > cmd ) and enter 'ipconfig/all'. Check the results to see if the gateway address is or not. Otherwise check our tutorial to 
find your router IP address.

Router Username and Password List

The most common router login names are admin, root, administrator, user.

The most common router passwords include: admin, password, 1234, unknown, epicrouter, user, root, smcadmin, motorola, zoomadsl, guest, conexant, vodafone, mysweex, airlive, telus, 3play, 12345, ubnt, sky, dsl, cciadmin, admintelecom, 123, zxdsl, speedstream, router, public, highspeed, gvt12345, 3bb, 1234567890, tmadmin, op3n, kpn-adsl, cisco, changeme, atlantis, administrator, 123456.

Some routers have the default router login/password combination printed on a sticker at the back or bottom, while others list it in the manual. Now that you know how to log into routers, it’s time to look at common router settings.