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How To Log Into Xfinity Router?

Xfinity is the trade name of the Comcast Cable Communications, LLC. They usually provide cable connection, internet, telephone, and wireless devices. In this article, we will be discussing on the Xfinity wireless device which is consist of routers, dongles and other wireless devices.

The Comcast Xfinity router is one of the most popular products of Xfinity wireless device family. The reason behind for this kind of affection lies in the product quality of the Xfinity router. It one of the most well-built routers in the market which gives users surety of the product longevity. Apart from that it also one of the default devices which comes with Comcast Xfinity internet connect. That’ why it also became a cost-efficient deal for the users.

However, most of its users are not tech-savvy people, therefore, they possess very less technical knowledge. Hence they are unable to perform the most common configuration in their Xfinity router.

That’s why to help those type of users we are providing all the answers to their technical questions in our articles. And today we will look into the most frequent question of Xfinity router which is How to log into Xfinity router.

Now, let’s dive into the answer section.

The login Process of the Comcast Xfinity router

The login process of a Comcast Xfinity router is very simple. It is similar to all the other router presents in the market. However, in order to enter into the login page first user need to find the Default IP/ Local IP Address of the router. It is usually given in the provide manual or you can also get it from the Xfinity’s official website.

But in some situation, the provided Default IP/ Local IP Address got changed during the internet connection setup process. That’s why the best location where you can find the accurate Default IP/ Local IP Address of your  Xfinity router is the connect system.

There are different process by which you can find the Default IP/ Local IP Address of your Xfinity router in your system However the location process varies from OS to OS.

Hence you need to follow different locating producers while working on different Operating system.

Some examples of Default IP/ Local IP Address locating process is mentioned in the section below.

How to Locate Default IP/ Local IP Address on Windows OS Based System

For the Windows 10 users, the Default IP/ Local IP Address is quite simple and straight forward.

  1. In the first step, you need to click on the Windows Start Icon
  2. There you will find the Setting Icon( Gear Icon). Click on that icon and open-up the setting page.
  3. On the Setting page, you have to click on the Network and Internet option.
  4. Now on the  Network and Internet page, tap on the Status Tab. You will get that tab on the left section of the page.
  5. Inside that tab, click on the  View Your Network Properties option and fire-up its window.
  6. On that window, you will get the Default IP/ Local IP Address of your Xfinity router. It will be lying beside the  “Default gateway”.

But those users who are still using the older version of windows OS line-up, the Default IP/ Local IP Address is a little bit tricky. To find it they need to use the Comprom Prompt

  1. To do that first, they need to open the Run Dialog Box. It can be done by pressing the “ Windows key + R” simultaneously.
  2. Then they have to type. “Cmd” on the Run Dialog Box and hit the OK button.
  3. Now the Comprom Prompt window will appear on their screen. On that window, they need to type “ipconfig/all” and hit the Enter key.
  4. A list of IP address will start loading on the Comprom Prompt window. From that find and note down the IP address next to the “Default gateway”.

How to Locate Default IP/ Local IP Address on Mac OS Based System

The Default IP/ Local IP Address locating process of a Mac OS Based System is very simple also. However, it is very different from a Windows OS Based System or any other OS available in the Market.

That’s why if the Xfinity router user is working on a Mac OS based system then he/she needs to follow the steps mentioned below in order to get the  Default IP/ Local IP Address.

  1. On Mac OS first, they need to launch the Apple Menu. And to that, they have to click on the Apple Menu Option.
  2. Now on that menu, they have to find and click on the System Preferences option. That action will open up the System Preferences page
  3. There they will get the Network preferences option which is layin beneath the Internet & Wireless section. Click on it and fire-up the Network preferences window.
  4. In the Network preferences window, they have to select the  Wifi option and then hit the Advanced button.
  5. That hit will pop-up the Advanced window where they will get the  Default IP/ Local IP Address of their Xfinity router.

The Login Process

After the finding process, you need to open a browser and type the Default IP/ Local IP Address of your  Xfinity router on the search bar. Then you have to hit the Enter key in order to load the Administrator login page.

if you are setting up your Xfinity router for the first time then you have to use the Default login password and username. In most of the situations, the Default login username and password of an Xfinity router is “ Admin” and “ Password”.

However, in some situation, the Xfinity might use another Default login Username and Password for their router. Hence, it would wise decision if you check the users manual or try to find it on the Xfinity ‘s official website.

Once you get them, type the login Username and Password into their respective sections and unlock the Administrator page.
How To Reset The Xfinity Router

If due to any reason you are unable to unlock the Administrator page of your Xfinity ‘s official website then the best course of action you can take is Router Reset. It will remove all the old configurations and restore your Xfinity Router into its default form

To perform it you have to press the  Reset. Button for 35 seconds. This action will trigger all the lights to bing and also inform you that your Xfinity Router has been reset.


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