How to setup and configure your wireless router with IP address is a class A IP address which is reserved for private network, we can usually see this IPV4 address used by router factories as their routers’ default gateway address. Other commonly used reserved IP addresses are and Comparing to public IP addresses(if you are using a dial-up network, you can check your public IP at many websites) which need to be unique in the entire internet, need to be unique in its own local area network. So it’s very convenient using this IP address to setup your own network such as company’s local network, school’s local network.

How can I setup my router with

As mentioned above, is used in many routers as their management IP, you can easily access your router with this IP to configure your router’s options and features. You can also setup your router’s proxy, DNS, DHCP client, wireless function, MAC address etc. The steps are as follows:

First, open your browser and enter at the address bar, hit enter, it will show you the management console, you need to enter username and password which is usually marked at back of the router.

Second, look through all the menus and pages, find network part, you can setup your network with dial-up/DSL method or others, enter username and password which you get from your network provider, setup DNS( and are provided by google).

Third, setup wireless function if this part exists. Usually select WPA or WPE to ensure your wireless router’s safety.

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What are my router’s default username and password?

If you don’t know or have forgotten username and password of your router, first please look carefully at different sides of your router, if there’s none, look them up in the manual book, or search them with google. Usually they are ‘admin’, ‘user’, etc.

Here is a list of username and passwords for most popular routers for your reference.

Router Name Default IPAddress Default UserName DefaultPassword
3Com n/a admin
3Com adminttd adminttd
3Com admin n/a
3Com root !root
ACC netman netman
ACCTON n/a 0
Aceex admin n/a
Aceex admin epicrouter
Actiontec n/a n/a
ADC Kentrox n/a secret
Adtran n/a n/a
AirLink+ admin admin
Aiway 0 n/a
Allied Telesyn root n/a
Allied Telesyn Manager Friend
Allnet admin admin
Ambit user user
Ambit admin password
Ambit root n/a
Amitech admin admin
Apple n/a n/a
Arescom n/a atc123
Arescom dsladmin n/a
Ascend admin ascend
Ascend n/a ascend
Asmack admin epicrouter
ASUS admin admin
Avaya root root
Bausch Datacom admin epicrouter
Bay Networks User n/a
Bay Networks Manager n/a
Bay Networks Manager Manager
Belkin n/a n/a
Belkin admin n/a
Benq Admin admin
Bintec admin bintec
Boson n/a n/a
Broadlogic admin admin
Broadlogic installer installer
Broadlogic webadmin webadmin
Buffalo root n/a
Cable & Wireless Admin 1234
Cabletron netman n/a
Cabletron n/a n/a
Canyon Administrator admin
Canyon admin 1234
Cayman Any n/a
Cisco cisco cisco
Cisco n/a san-fran
Conexant n/a admin
Conexant n/a epicrouter
Dell admin admin
Digicorp n/a BRIDGE
Digicorp n/a password
D-Link n/a n/a
D-Link or192.168.1.1 Admin Admin
D-Link n/a admin
D-Link admin n/a
D-Link user n/a
D-Link n/a 1234
D-Link n/a year2000
E-Con admin epicrouter
Edimax admin 1234
Efficient login admin
Efficient admin admin
Efficient Networks n/a hs7mwxkk
Elsa n/a cisco
Ericsson (Formerly ACC) netman netman
E-Tech n/a admin
E-Tech admin epicrouter
Flowpoint n/a admin
Flowpoint n/a password
Fujitsu Siemens n/a connect
Gateway admin admin
IBM n/a ascend
Infosmart admin 0000
Intel admin hello
Intel n/a babbit
Ipstar admin operator
JAHT Admin epicrouter
Linksys Administrator admin
n/a admin
Linksys admin admin
Livingston !root n/a
MacSense admin admin
Medion n/a medion
Microsoft BroadbandNetworking Routers alsoknown as “Base Station” routers admin admin
Microsoft BroadbandNetworking Routers alsoknown as “Base Station” routers n/a admin
Mikrotik admin n/a
Motorola cablecom router
Motorola admin motorola
Motorola admin password
Netgear admin password
Netgear admin password
Netgear n/a 1234
Netgear Admin 1234
Nokia m1122 m1122
Olitec admin admin
Olitec admin adslolitec
Pentagram admin password
Pentagram n/a pento
Pirelli admin mu
Pirelli admin microbusiness
Pirelli user password
Siemens superuser admin
Sitecom admin admin
Sitecom n/a sitecom
SmartSwitch admin n/a
SMC n/a n/a
SMC admin admin
SMC admin smcadmin
SMC n/a smcadmin
SMC admin barricade
SMC cusadmin highspeed
SMC n/a 0000
SMC n/a n/a
Speed Touch (Alcatel) Administrator n/a
Speedstream admin admin
T-Comfort Administrator n/a
Teledat admin 1234
Telekom Malaysia ZXDSL ZXDSL
Telekom Malaysia ADSL expert03
Teletronics admin 1234
Telnet n/a n/a
UNEX n/a password
US Robotic admin admin
US Robotic admin n/a
US Robotic root 12345
US Robotic n/a 12345
Westell admin sysadmin
X-Micro super super
X-Micro 1502 1502
Xyplex n/a access
Xyplex n/a system
Yakumo admin admin
Zyxel admin admin
Zyxel admin 1234
Zyxel n/a 1234
Zyxel n/a n/a

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