Now that we have interested you in logging into your WiFi router, let’s talk about how you can actually perform this task. There are similarities in the process no matter what type of device you are using, as well as some differences that we will illustrate by looking at three different routers. We will talk about generic D-Link, Netgear, and Linksys routers rather than individual models as the login process is the same for each manufacturer’s products.
There are two pieces of information that you will need regardless of the router you are accessing.
Router login – This is the password you need to access the router. If you have not changed the default password and do not know it, you can find it at sites such as http://www.routerpasswords.com/ Here you will find listings of ids and passwords for all makes and models of routers.
Router IP address – You will paste this IP address in your web browser in order to access your router. Here’s how to find it:
Once you have those two items of information you are dependent on the interface that your manufacturer has provided for the router. Here is how to get to your router and what to expect when you get there.