Advance technology has provided much information to normal people like us. The advantages of information technology tell us about devices and IP addresses. Now every 8 people among 10 know that their device has a unique IP address. No matter what device you are using, mobile, tab, laptop, computer, modem, even a camera that can connect to the internet has an IP address or a car that has GPS.
Here I will tell you about IP addresses and share information about the common IP address we use nowadays. The IP address is 192.168.0.1. But before that, I want to tell you about the IP address.
Definition of an IP address
An IP address combines unique numerical characters that help identify a device by the Internet Protocol. That is the same as a PIN. A PIN helps a mail carrier identify our location, and an IP address helps us to identify our device. However, an IP address is unique to a PIN.
Now 192.168.0.1. Is it a little different from the regular IP address? Let us know about it.
What is 192.168.0.1.?
Now there are two types of IP addresses present. One is Public Address, and the other one is a Private Address. Now both the host and the destination have IP addresses. Not every destination can use a public address, so they generally use a private one. And one of them is 192.168.0.1.
Many service providers, mainly routers and modem companies, use this address as a default gateway. They use this default IP address to log in to their admin panel. They also use this address to let their users configure the basic and advanced settings.
How to use 192.168.0.1?
Almost all popular Routers and modem brands like D-Link, TP-Link, Kingston, Proxim, Vodafone, and Zoom use this Ip address. Among these brands, D-Link, Linksys, and TP-Link use this IP address in most of their routers.
Access to the IP Address
Now, if you are also using a router known as a WIFI device, then you have probably noticed that your service provider is doing something unique with a few this and that he completed the whole setup. But while you are trying to follow him, you do not even know the URL from where you will complete the process.
Well, that is because you do not know his IP address. That is 192.168.0.1. Once you enter the IP address at the URL bar, it will redirect you to your Router’s landing page. Now let us know how to log in to the main page of your Router.
How to Login to the 192.168.0.1?
Follow the steps and images.
- Open your browser and type 192.168.0.1 into the URL bar.
- Now enter the Login id and Password. (you will find the id and Password at the back of your router device)
- Once you complete the procedure, you will successfully log in to your Router’s admin panel.
You can make changes, customize your device, and even control the bandwidth here. However, users commonly used the address to set a unique user id and Password for their WIFI. Now every router device has a default user name and Password that we found at the back of the device.
We used it to log in to the admin panel. But because the user id and Password are common, it is very important to set ta in the device user id and Password through which you and your family or known people will access the internet using that WIFI. And this procedure should be done right after the installation of the WIFI/Router. Therefore, the same process is followed if you have forgotten your user id and Password.
To do so, follow this step-by-step guide.
How to Change Password using 192.168.0.1?
- Type 192.168.0.1 into the URL bar of your preferred browser.
- The page will redirect you to the company’s admin panel to which the Router belongs.
- Now enter the default user name and Password.
- Go to the “Wireless” option. (you will find it on the left side of the page).
- Open the “Wireless Security” option.
- Now find “WPA/WPA2 and click on it.”
- Open the “Personal” option and then the “Password” option.
- Now enter your preferred Password and save it for further use.
And you have set your unique Password successfully. Now it is recommended to use a strong password. Let us know what a strong password is.
What does a Strong Password Look Like?
According to Google, a strong password is a unique combination of Alphabetical, special, and numerical characters. For example- You can use [email protected]; this Password includes alphabetic characters, a special character, and some numeric characters.
According to Google, you must not use your name, date of birth, and phone number in the passwords because these types seem unique but easy to guess. And almost 70% of internet users use their name, date of birth, and phone number in their Password.
Now you know why 192.168.0.1 is important to us though it is a private IP address. Popular brands may use the address, but we need this more than them to secure ourselves from the internet thief.