You must have heard about terms such as IP Address and Routers, but do you really know what IP Address and Router are actually like “How do they work?” “How are they assigned to every device?”. In this article we are about to share some basic tips about IP Address and Routers, you might find the answers to these questions in this article.
IP Address stands for Internet Protocol Address, which is a set of numbers or you can a numerical label assigned to devices. Where as routers are the devices that uses IP Address to send and receive data packets between different computer networks.
IP Address is used as an identification of the network you are using and these are generally written in a human readable form e.g. 192.168.0.100.
What is 192.168.0.100 IP Address?
192.168.0.100 is a private IP Address, which is assigned Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA). Being a private IP Address means that 192.168.0.100 IP address can be used only within private or internal network such as in-home network.
192.168.0.100 IP Address is also used as default IP Address in various routers of brands like Billion, TPL-ink, TREND net, ZTE and in US Robotics & Ser Comm printers also. Along with modems and routers 192.168.0.100 is also used as default in other IOTs devices, webcams and DVRs.
Features of 192.168.0.100
192.168.0.100 IP Address is not assigned to routers more commonly unlike the other most common IP Addresses, but still it has special features to look out for:
- Although 192.168.0.100 IP address is not commonly used that much but, it can be easily configured on any device which can be operated on IP Address of this range.
- 168.0.100 IP Address can be used to access the administrative page of routers, modems and other IOT devices also.
- It helps in making the flow of data packets between different computer network fast and smooth so that the user face minimum or no disturbances while working on it.
How to Login 192.168.0.100 Admin?
When you buy a new router, it comes with default IP Address as well as default username and password also to log in. If you want to explore your router’s administrative panel or change any default settings of your router, you must login first using the default login credentials of your router:
Step 1. Firstly, power on your device and most of the routers needs to be connected to device so, do make sure your device is connected to your router’s network.
Step 2. Next, open a web browser in your device and in its address bar type http://192.168.0.100 and then hit enter button.
Step 3. You will be then directed to a new prompt window asking for log in credentials i.e., default username and password of your router, type them and then press login/enter button.
How to Find your Router’s IP Address?
Sometimes, user forgets their router’s default IP address or might be not aware of one. However, there is nothing to worry about because finding the default IP address of your router is quite easy, all you have to do is follow these steps:
For Mac OS
Step 1. Switch on your device and then click on the apple icon.
Step 2. Next, go to System Preferences and then select Network and Internet Settings.
Step 3. Then select the Network Icon or go to advanced network settings.
You will find your router’s default IP Address under TCP/IP section mentioned as router.
Step 1. Switch on your device and then click on the start button.
Step 2. Then in the search bar type cmd.
Step 3. Next, go for command prompt and type “ipconfig” and then press enter.
You will see a window with various address in which your router’s default IP address would be mentioned next to default gateway.
How to Change your Default IP Address?
If you two routers of same company or brand, there might be a chance of both the router’s having the same default IP address. In such cases you might want to change your router’s default IP address to avoid any confusion.
The steps given below will help you in order to change your router’s IP address:
Step 1. Switch on your device and connect it to your router’s network.
Step 2. Once your device is under the vicinity of your router’s network, open a web browser and in address bar type your router’s current or default IP Address.
Step 3. Next, login to your router’s admin panel using default username and password.
Step 4. Now, go to your router’s LAN settings and DHCP host settings, change them by typing in the new IP address you want for your router and submit them.
At last, wait for at least 30-60 seconds so that router can restart and later disconnect all your devices and reconnect them back using the new IP Address of your router.
192.168.0.100 is a private local IP address used only within home or local network and cannot be accessed publicly. Gives you access to administrative panel of not only router’s but modems, IOT devices and printers of few brands also.
Although 192.168.0.100 IP address is not that common amongst home networking routers but still have some special features. You can also change your router’s default settings by logging into IP Addresses admin.