Find Router IP Address

The most commonly used IP addresses to reach the router admin panel are 192.168.l.l, 192.168.0.1, 10.0.0.1. However, there are different private IP addresses. Therefore, you can use this guide to find out the default gateway allocated for your device.

Windows

If you are a Windows user, then the procedure is easy for you. Within a minute you will be able to find out the Router IP Address. To find the Router IP Address on Windows, follow these easy steps given:

  1. Open the Command Prompt either from the search bar by typing “cmd” or from the Start Menu > Windows System > Command Prompt.
  2. Once Command Prompt opens up, type ipconfig and press Enter.
  3. Different results will be displayed on the Command Prompt Windows. The address next to the Default Gateway will be your Router IP Address.

macOS

The procedure for finding the default Router IP Address is a bit complex than Windows, although it isn’t very difficult. Follow these steps to find out the Router IP Address on macOS.

  1. Go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Network (icon).
  2. Choose the connection to which you’re currently connected to.
  3. Click on Advanced button.
  4. Now, click on TCP/IP tab and you will be able to see the Router IP Address.

Alternatively, you can also use the Terminal app to find out the Router IP Address.

  1. Open the Terminal app from the Utilities.
  2. In the terminal window, type netstat–nr | grep default.
  3. Results will show up and you can find your Router IP Address next to Gateway option.

Android

For Android devices, you can use a third-party app to find out the default Router IP Address. However, for higher versions of Android, (7.0 and up), you can find out the IP Address directly from your device. To do that,

  1. Go to Settings > Wireless & Networks > Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap on the Configure button.
  3. Your Router IP Address will be shown next to the IP address label.

iOS

For iOS devices, follow these steps to find out the Router IP Address.

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Select the network that you’re currently connected to.
  3. Click on Static tab.
  4. You can find your router’s IP Address there.

Linux

To find the IP Address on Linux, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Applications > System Tools > Terminal.
  2. Once the Terminal window opens up, type ipconfig.
  3. You can find your Router IP Address next to the default gateway address from the results.

Recover Username and Password

If you forgot the username and/or password required to log in to your router’s admin panel, you can easily find it by following the steps below.

Default Username and Password

Using the default username and password is the fastest solution. If you have not changed the password of your device, you can use this method. You can find your username and password on the box of your device or in the user manual.

If your device does not have a sticker or you have lost the device’s box, you can browse our list of default usernames and passwords.

Perform a Factory Reset

If you have changed your password before, you will see an error message when you try to log in with the default username and password. In such a case, the only thing you can do other than find the password is to reset the device. Resetting will reset the entire configuration of your router to its factory settings. In this way, you can log in with the default username and password without any problems. Now let’s examine how to do this.

Reset Router

  1. To reset your device, you need an object such as a needle or toothpick.
  2. Press and hold the “Reset” button on the back or side of the device for 3-4 seconds with the help of this object. The time varies from device to device. Therefore, you can look at the lights to see if the device has been reset. Release the reset button when the lights start flashing.
  3. Your device will be completely reset in about 1 minute.
  4. You can now log in with the default login.