Learn how to login to your router and use the settings
Probably if you are reading this information then it is sure that you are using a router to get the packets that are sent to you by the server this website is hosted. So everyone using the internet will be having the router in any of the kind. If you are using the WiFi in your home then definitely you will have interacted with the router at some point of time.Since routers have become some important part of our everyday internet lifestyle we must be knowing of the ways and methods to operate the routers. Here we have shared some of the tips to open the settings page of the router and change the settings according to your needs. Read below to learn more about it.
The below topics will cover the complete functionalities of the router.
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To login to a router you need to have the admin credentials. If you have brought a new router then you will get a default admin credentials. It may be printed outside the router box or it will be inside the router manual that is given along with the router. Each of the router brand will have different IP gateway address. So you need to find the router IP address that is associated with the brand. It will be printed on the side of the router. Once you find the router IP address then try the below method to login.
If you are unable to login to the router settings page by using the IP address then please follow the below steps.
After following the above steps you will get the settings page. For the security purpose the page can't be accessed without a router username and password. That is, router admin username and password. As I told earlier the default username and password can be found on the back side of the router.
If all the above methods fail then we kindly recommend you to restart the router by long pressing the reset present. Now you should get the settings page.
whenever you login to a new router as admin, the first ever thing you need to do is to change the default password of the router as soon as possible. Because using the default username and password as your admin credentials may become a security threat to your local network. Since the default credentials are many times common for the brands the attack will definitely start to hack with the default admin credentials. So it's better to change the password as soon as you login.
Steps to change the default credentials on the router:
If your internet speed is slowing down frequently without you even downloading any heavier files then they might be some reason that someone is using your Wi-Fi or network connection without you even knowing. So it is always best to know how to look at the list of devices that are connected to the router at the given second or the history of devices that have been connected to your network. Here we show you how to find the list of devices that are connected to the network.
Using the settings in the router you can even set controls for your kids. You can filter the sites that your kids are not allowed to see. Also not only filtering the sites but also you can monitor what kind of activities your kids are doing in the online so as to stop from doing any kind of dangerous / unwanted things online. All these setup can be done using the router settings by logging in as admin.
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