– Router Admin Login Guide (Updated 2021) or These IP addresses are the default IP addresses for router admin panels. Many people mistake it for, which leads to an invalid response. is a private IP address used for accessing the router’s administration panel. You can change settings like the WiFi password and name (SSID) by logging into the router’s Admin Panel. The settings for the router are set by default by the manufacturer.

How to log in to gives access to the settings of the router with the default username and password. Logging in isn’t difficult and an Internet connection is all you need in order to access the settings. The following steps will guide you through logging in to

  • Choose a web browser that you prefer.
  • Write in the address bar. Please do not type as such an IP address does not exist.
  • This will open a login page for the manufacturer of your router. You will be prompted to enter your default username and password.

Pro Tip: The username and password for this account are completely different from those for your WiFi connection. If you didn’t change it earlier, it’s the default.

Default Username & Password
Password:password (if you were unable to log in, check our list of default router passwords)
  • As long as you provide the correct username and password, you will be able to access your router’s Administration Panel.
It is recommended to change your default password for security reasons if you are logged into your router settings page for the first time. Unprotecting your wireless network could allow unauthorized people to access your network and decrypt your sensitive data such as passwords and credit card numbers.

Create a strong password by including both upper and lower case letters, numerical digits, and a special character like That One ! @ # $ ?. Or Unable to access?

You may be experiencing difficulty accessing if.

  • Your router or device has a different default gateway address as as a result of which, the browser is unable to locate the Admin Panel at Try again with a different gateway address.
  • Apparently, you did not type the correct IP address in the browser’s URL bar. The address www. may be typed incorrectly, adding https:// at the beginning, or mistyping “0” (zero) for “O” or, although this is not a valid address because a gateway IP address should contain four decimal numbers and here it has five, so you are having difficulty logging in.
  • Rebooting your WiFi router and network is the most common solution. Please wait at least a few minutes before attempting to reconnect to your network.
  • Make sure you can browse other websites. Such issues can occur if your ISP experiences a network outage during peak hours.
  • Browsers store locally stored cookies and cache on your device. You can try removing them.
  • In the event there was a configuration error during your previous session, you may restore the factory default settings on your gateway. The quickest way to reset the settings on your router is to unplug it and press the “reset” button at the back for 30 seconds. The blinking lights on the router’s front icon indicate a successful reset of the modem.
When all other methods have failed, the factory reset should be your last resort since it does not work like a normal reboot as all your manual settings will be reverted, such as your SSID (network name), password, guest networks, and MAC filtering.

When this process is complete, any devices connected to the WiFi network (laptop, mobile, TV) will be disconnected. The gateway will be down until the gateway is back online for customers using Xfinity Voice.

Advanced Wireless Gateway Settings

Wireless gateways come with default security settings of WPA/WPA2 – this is the best WPA security available today because the previous version was vulnerable, allowing remote access to your network. From Wireless Settings, you can, however, configure as per your requirements.

If you want to add a game to your home network, you can also set up a firewall, parental control (so you can limit access to certain sites), IP and MAC binding, bandwidth control, or port forwarding.

In order to keep your router safe, it is advised to enable automatic firmware updates, but if you cannot find this option you can manually download and install the firmware from the manufacturer website.