Linksys® Router IP Settings
Internet protocols are communication protocols that help in transferring data across the network. IP address is a unique number that can be assigned to each of the system in a particular network. To identify and remember the IP address easily, this address is designed as a four number dotted decimal digits. Since, each of the four numbers in the IP address has 8 digits while viewing the binary format, these numbers are known as octets. You will get 32 as the sum of these digits and this is because IP address is known as 32-bit number. The IP address ranges from 0 to 255. The IP address 0.00.0 is used as the default IP address. This IP address is classified into four different classes; CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, and CLASS D. Telnet, File Transfer Protocol etc. are some of the Internet protocols that are used today.
- To find the default IP address
- Check current IP address
- To change default IP address
To find the default IP address
Each router will have a default IP addresses assigned by the manufacturer. If you want to know this IP address, you could either search in the manufacturer’s website or could access the technical support of the manufacturer if you are not able to find the IP address in the normal way. They will provide proper support for finding the IP address of the router.
Check current IP address
You might change the IP address using the command prompt. The command prompt Window is available in Windows Operating system. You could find the IP address of the router by using the command prompt also. This command line is available in the start button in the taskbar. You need to type the cmd command in the command line and ipconfig command in the displaying black screen. The IP address of the router will be displayed in the black screen.
For changing the IP address, you need to firstly find the current IP address of router. You need to login to the router and access router settings menu. After that, you need to click on change IP address. You need to replace the current IP address with different numbers. Click 'Apply' on the settings menu to save the new IP address.
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