What is the IP Address of a router?
Every network device has a unique IP address. The IP address helps to identify the device in the 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 have 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. You could find the IP address of the NETGEAR Wireless router in different ways.
- From ‘Network Connections’
- Using ‘Command prompt’
- From router manufacture
From ‘Network Connections’
You can find the IP address with the help of the Network Connection option in the notification area. You have to follow some procedure to access the Network Connection option. The initial step is to connect the router to the system and then to the network. You have to make sure that the network connection is on. Router may take some time to complete proper connection to the system. You could see the Network Connection option in the notification area followed by the support tab. This will display the IP address of the router and by typing this address in any of the browser, you could connect the router.
Using ‘Command prompt’
You can 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 display in the Default Gateway line in the black screen.
Each of the routers will have a default IP address assigned by the manufacturer. If you want to know this IP address, you could either search in the manufacturer’s web site or could access the technical support of the manufacturer. They will provide you proper support for finding the IP address of the router.
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