192.168.0.1 is the IP address of some home-use broadband routers, it’s mainly the default value of a variety of D-Link and Netgear routers. And you can change it by using the router management console at any time. 192.168.0.1 is a private IPv4 network address. Home-use routers can be configured to use this address as their default gateway, which also means router login address. In the router, you can access its admin panel/management interface through a web browser at http://192.168.0.1. Other IP addresses used a lot by router factories are 192.168.1.1, 10.0.0.1 or 192.168.2.1, you can login to the related address to solve problems. It is suggested that only one device allowed to use 192.168.0.1 in the local network in order to avoid IP address conflicts.
How do I access 192.168.0.1?
To access 192.168.0.1 of your router, the easiest way is to visit it by a browser.
- Open a browser on your device, go to http://192.168.0.1 or enter 192.168.0.1 at the address bar, then hit ‘Enter’.
- The router login page will show up, you need to enter login username and password. With some new models, you only need to enter a password.
- If the credentials are correct, you will be logged in to router’s Admin Panel.
Note: If you can’t login to router’s admin panel, try other IP addresses or read following solutions.
Why can’t I access 192.168.0.1?
If you can’t access 192.168.0.1, this IP address might not be correct, you can try to find router IP address, the step is to open CMD window and type: “ipconfig/all”, or use this command: “ping 192.168.0.1 -t”. If the gateway address is 192.168.0.1 and it still can’t display the login window, perhaps it’s because the network port is not specified or there is a firewall.
The ping command is a commonly used DOS command and it is used to detect whether the network is connected and the network speed is fast or not.
While in wireless router setup process we often use the ping command. If your router address is 192.168.0.1, click ‘Run’ (or use the key combination win + r) and enter CMD and then hit OK. Then enter “ping 192.168.0.1”, if the result returns timeout, it illustrates the network is disconnected or losing packages, it also means your computer can not connect to the router.
Here may be the reasons:
- The router IP address is not 192.168.0.1, or you’ve mistaken it with 192.168.o.1. Try to find Router’s Default IP addresses at this page.
- You’ve wrongly typed this IP address as www.192.168.0.1, there’s no ‘www’ in it.
- It’s not www.192-168-0-1 or 192-168-0-1 or even 192 168 0 1, the symbols between the digits are dots, not commas.
- The router has been shut down, and unable to be connected.
- ICMP packet filtering is set up in the router or there is some firewall rules blocking connections.
If you can receive some bytes, it means your network is connected, and you may be able to connect to a wireless router, the step is to enter 192.168.0.1 in your browser to try.
Wireless router has become increasingly popular, most people using laptop or cell phone hopes to connect to the Internet directly using WIFI, it’s more convenient and saving network traffic. However, many new to wireless routers do not know how to use a wireless router. Although there are manual books, but they are too brief instructions and really need to spend some time to get understood of how to use a wireless router.
How to set up a wireless router in 3 steps
Below we share with you some details steps of setting up a most common TP-Link wireless router.
Step 1: 192.168.0.1 Wireless Router parameter settings
- Use a network cable to connect computer with the wireless router, of course, it can also be directly connected using wireless search, but for a newbie I recommend to use your network cable to connect to it directly.
- Once connected, open a browser, enter 192.168.0.1 in the address bar to enter the wireless router’s setup screen, the default login user name and password are usually ‘admin’, you can refer to the instructions in manual(the simplest way is to take a look at the shell of your router, there’s always an instruction), or you can visit Default Router Username and Password List here.
- After successful logged into the interface, the Router Setup Page will automatically pop up by default. Select Setup Wizard, then a window of instructions will pop up, you can set the basic parameters of the router through the wizard, or you can just click ‘Next’. Then you can set up your router step by step using the Setup Wizard. Select internet way, usually ADSL users will choose the first PPPoE, if you are using a different network service providers, select the following two according to the actual situation, if you do not know how to choose, choose the automatic option to facilitate the novice to operate, after finished selecting, click Next. Enter your account and password you get from your network service provider, after your finish this, click Next.
Step 2: After the setup is complete, restart wireless router, then we come to the wireless settings section.
- Set the SSID name, which by default is your router model, this is the device name when you are search the network, you can change it according to your own preferences and easy to recognize.
- The rest part can be based on the system default setting options, there’s no need to change, but in the network security settings you must set a password to prevent network rubbing. After setting, click Next. At this point, you’ve done the wireless router settings.
- Reboot the router and then you can connect it to the Internet with wireless access.
- In general, as long as familiar with the steps described above, you have learned how to use a wireless router. At this point, wireless router settings have been completed.
- The next step is to turn on your wireless device, search WIFI wireless signal and your computer can be directly connected to the Internet, please read following details.
Step 3: Search wireless signals to connect to the Internet
- This step is about some brief wireless signal search process. Enable your wireless card, search WIFI signal, find your wireless router SSID name, double-click to connect.
- It will display ‘Getting WIFI information to connect to a wireless router’, then enter the password you set before. It then displays connecting, after waiting for a while, you are connected to the Internet.
What to do if I forgot 192.168.0.1 password?
- 192.168.0.1 password reset:
Usually if you encounter password failure, the first step is to reset the router settings in order to recover them to factory settings. Hold a toothpick or a needle and push against the reset hole on the back of the router for 5 seconds, then turn off power of your router, then connect the network cables. Please note that WLAN cable(Internet cable) needs to be plugged into the WLAN port, LAN cable needs to be connected to the LAN port, then turn on the power again.
- 192.168.0.1 router settings:
After the preparation work, now enter ‘http://192.168.0.1’ (each router has its default IP address and they are not the same according to above instructions) on your computer’s browser. Then press enter, enter username and password, the initial username is usually ‘admin’, 192.168.0.1 initial password is usually ‘admin’ too(different routers are not the same), then click ‘Login’, click ‘Next’, and now all the router settings are completed, the last step is to restart the router.