Type to search Router IP, Admin Login and Password is commonly known as a private IP address range. For certain purposes, the Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA) reserved this IP address. A private network must use this Network Address Translation to connect to the internet. This type of private IP address ensures that there are no conflicts as well as no one except you can log in to the network.

In today’s era, private networks are getting much more popular. Recent news shows that IANA has already booked many address blocks for the next generation of the IPv6 addresses. Besides that, many companies use private addresses for security purposes. Thus, while using the internet, you will find restrictions and even a proxy is required to connect to the web. Username and Password

Each and every router, as well as the modem, has its individual login credentials that allow the users to reach the settings. The IP address may be used to access the settings of several routers. Some top among them is TP-Link, ADSL, Buffalo, and also the Westell ADSL modems.

If you have the following things, then it will be very easy for you to access the default login gateway.

  • A device that is connected with the home Wi-fi
  • To access the browser, a system is required.

Step 1- Open a Web Browser

First, you need to open a web browser and put the private IP address within the search bar. If you have correctly typed in the IP address, then the login page will appear on the screen.

Step 2- Enter the Default Username and Password

In case, you have just bought a new router with a unique IP address, you must have the default login credentials.  Follow the below column to check the default username as well as the default password.

Brand Username/Password
4ipnet Admin/Admin
AboCom Admin/admin or password
Accton root/(none)
Acelink Admin/Admin
Actiontec Admin/password
Adb admin/admin or password
AddTron root/(none)
Airlink+ admin/admin
AT&T Uverse attadmin
Apple Airport (empty)/public
ASUS admin/admin
Arris admin/password
Belkin (blank)/(blank)
CenturyLink Zyxel admin/motorola
Cellspot admin/password
Cisco cisco/cisco
D-Link admin/(empty)
Netgear admin/password
Netgear admin/1234
TP-Link admin/admin
Linksys (blank)/admin
Ubiquiti ubnt/ubnt
Ubee user/user
XFINITY from Comcast admin/password
Zero One Technology admin/0000
Zonet guest/guest
Zoom admin/admin or zoomadsl
ZTE admin/admin
ZyXEL admin/admin or 1234

Alternatively, visit the official website of the specific router and from there, get the default username and password. All of these credentials are generally printed on the router box. But if you lose it, then just press and hold the Reset button for 15 to 20 seconds. After the reset process, use the above table and enter the default username and password. 

Step 3- Change SSID or Network Name

Although you are using a private IP address for the network, still you are strongly recommended to change the SSID. SSID is the name of the network. On the private radar, other people might see it.

Focus on the given points while changing the SSID name:

  • Make the SSID short and easy to remember
  • To change the network name or SSID do not use any personal information.

Step 4- Change the Default Username & Password

Well, it is a private network but still, to secure the router from hackers and other unwanted attempts, you have to change the default username and password.


  • Set the password length between 8 to 16 characters.
  • Use special and alphanumeric characters while entering the password
  • Set an easy and simple password
  • The username and password of the must be noted down somewhere.

List of Probable Issues and Fixes to Get Rid of It:

1. Why Chrome can not connect to the router: http :// or Chrome won’t access the IP address?

Many times due to a typing error, people are unable to connect to the default login gateway. In such a case, make sure that after the http or https, there is a colon and no semicolon. ‘’ is the correct IP address. However, if this is not the correct IP address of the router, then this issue may occur.

2. How do I change the Password?

  1. At first, use the IP address and access the default gateway. Now, enter the correct login credentials and check the WiFi settings. Depending on the modem and router, the methods can be different.  In case, you have DirecTV and WiFi, then you need to use the Home network and select the Wireless option. Enter the device code when requested. This can be found on the side of the gateway. If you wish, you can change the name. Select Save.
  1. In order to change the default password, users must choose WPA/PSK encryption settings. It will highlight the grayed out password. Now, just change the password and click on Save.

3. Don’t Remember IP address Username and Password

You will always get default login credentials after purchasing a new router or model. The default username and password will be printed over the router/modem box. Apart from that, you can also contact your Internet Service Provider.

Fix 1: If you have never changed the default credentials, then you might use the given table to see the details of the router.

 Fix 2: What happened if you have already changed the default login credentials? In this case, you need to reset the router so that you can use the default username and password once again.

Steps you must follow to reset a router:

[Note:- Before resetting the router, you should keep in mind that after resetting all the previously saved data and settings will be deleted. This will turn the router in a factory-made router.]

  1. First, you have to turn off the router.
  2. Then, press and hold the Reset button for nearly about 10 to 15 seconds by using a pointed object such as a needle. Wait for sometimes, then again turn on the router. Until the router is turned on keep pressing the Reset button.
  3. Now, release all the button and reboot the router
  4. Finally, connect to the router by using a Wifi connection. You may also use a network cable. Use the login credentials and log in again.

4. What is the fix for http:// won’t load?

Might be the router is in the Bridge mode which changes the default IP to Hence, check the switch located at the backside of the router.

5. not responsive or Can’t reach my router at

If there is a problem with the cables or due to an issue with the router, this issue might appear. For the cables, check whether everything is in place or else contact the Internet Service Provider.