The router is a connecting device that used to connect your system to a network. The router is used to send information in packets to its desired destination in packet switching network. It acts as a dispatcher that identifies the way to send information packet. All router has initially individual IP address. 192.168.0.1 is a common IP for many routers. Manufacturers use this IP address as a default address, but users can change this default IP address within the range of 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.0.254.
How to Configure Wireless Router Settings Using 192.168.0.1?
To change the default setting and configuration of router you first need to connect the router to your system. You have to follow many steps to change the default settings of the router. All the settings are available in the router control panel. In control panel, you can set the Network Configuration, Wireless configuration, LAN settings, and WAN configuration. To change the default settings you need first to login to the router management console. Every router has default username and password. Generally, in most of the cases, username and password are both “admin.” Now I am going to share all required information to change settings of the router in the router control panel.
Note: Management console of router differs from router to router. But the general setting always remains same.
How to Login Router with 192.168.0.1?
To log in to the control panel of router you first need to connect your router to the computer system. Use LAN cable to connect the router to the system. You can also connect the router to Wi-Fi, but it is recommended to use LAN cable to connect the router. Then put the default IP address of the router that you will find in the body of the router on the address bar of Google Chrome. If it is connected successfully, then you will redirect to the login page of the router management console. Then enter the default username and password to enter in the control panel of the router.
Router Main Control Panel:
After you successfully logged in, you will be on the router control panel. Look at the above screenshot; you will find many tabs to change your router default settings.
Network Status information:
If the router gets successfully connected to the internet provider then in the status information tab in the control panel you will get all the status of your connectivity. In this status information, you will get all information in details – About the router connection status.
Change Network Settings:
In the network setting, you can change the default IP address of the router. It is always recommended to change the default IP as hackers can easily hack your network if you are using default IP address.
But whenever you changed the default address then hackers will not able to track your IP address. In the above screenshot, you will find all the information regarding network settings. It has two WAN connection type-Static IP and Dynamic IP. To change the IP address you need to set the connection type to Static IP.
In the wireless setting tab, you can configure your wireless router configuration. In the wireless tab, you will find four more tabs-Wireless settings, wireless security, Wireless MAC Filtering, Wireless Advanced, Wireless statistics. In the wireless setting you can give the name of the wireless network, and in wireless security, you can give a password to your wireless network. I am always recommending to use a strong password to make your network more secure.
Above I have shared all major settings that need to change. There are many advanced settings that you can also change, but for that, you need to gather more experience. In my next article, I will provide all information to deal with the advanced settings. Now I am going to share steps to reset your router if in case you have forgotten the admin username and password.
If you totally forget the login admin password, then you have to reset the router to move back to its factory configuration. Every router has a reset button. You have to push that reset button for 20 seconds using needle-like substances. After successfully reset it will move to its default setting. You can use the same default username and password to login to its control panel.
I think you all have understood all the basic steps to change 192.168.0.1 wireless router setting and configuration. If this article seems helpful, then please share this article over the social network. If you have any query, then please drop your valuable comment in the below comment box.