Importance of accessing wireless router settings
There are certain situations in which you need to access the settings of a wireless router. You may need to access the router settings to modify some configurations in wireless network. It is to be done to get a secure network connection with the router. As you connect the wireless router locally to your system, you can view router configurations from the web browser itself. You can then also make appropriate updates to the router. You may feel that modifications to the router settings are a tedious task. But, manufacturers have made the task simpler and you usually do not need much technical assistance for this.
- Steps to access
- Get the correct IP address
- Secure router
- Connect via Ethernet
Steps to access
There are some simple steps to access a wireless routers settings. For this, you need to connect the wireless router to the system first. After connecting router, connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet jack at the side of your system. The other end of the Ethernet cable is to be inserted into the routers jack located at the rear. After making all these connections, you need to open the web browser and type in the wireless router IP address in the URL address field. If you do not get the IP address, you can enter 184.108.40.206 instead of it. You need to then enter the user name and password and only then will you get access to router settings.
Get the correct IP address
You need to enter the proper IP address of the router in the URL address field. If you do not have the user manual for this address, then you can get the address from routerpasswords.com. For this, you need to visit the website and enter the brand and model of your wireless router.
As you are attempting to access wireless router settings, you need to take some steps to secure the router. This is to be done so that no unauthorized user can hijack the router settings. Users, when accessing the router, can make serious modifications to it and can get your system details as it is connected to the router.
As you are taking steps to access the wireless router settings, you need to ensure that the system is connected through the Ethernet. It is also possible to access a router settings via a wireless connection. But, you are advised to use Ethernet to secure the router settings.
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