Many Netgear and D-Link model routers use as their default IP address. It is used in a private IPv4 network address as the router gateway. In order to avoid address conflicts, only one device can use on a network. Other common default gateways are and

How to Access

If you’d like to access your router’s console, open your browser and type into the address bar. From here, you’ll be able to make all sorts of changes, both basic and more advanced. Because this is a private IPv4 network address, it is possible for any device on the network to use As mentioned above, be careful not to assign more than one device to as this will cause an IP address conflict.

If You Can’t Access

If typing your browser doesn’t work then may not be your computer’s gateway after all. The easiest way to find your correct gateway is to open the command line (Start > cmd ) and enter ‘ipconfig/all’. Check the results to see if the gateway address is or not. Otherwise check our tutorial to find your router IP address.

Changing Your Router’s Password

For the security of your network, it’s important to have a strong password. Don’t just rely on the default one. To change your password, login as detailed above and search for the admin tab. Here you’ll find the option to change your password. It will prompt you to type in the password twice for safety reasons.

Router Username and Password List