How to Find Your Default GatewayIf you need to configure or change the settings of your router, you have to login. For logging in, you need the router IP address. You can find the different IP address for your router over here. IP address is a set of phone numbers, which are separated by dots. The IP address of a home network usually starts with 192.168. In most of the cases the routers have IP address like 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.0.1. Depending upon the router or operating system on your computer, which you are using, the IP address is a subject to vary. Here are a few steps to find the default IP address for your router.
Go to the search bar, and type ‘cmd’ followed by the enter key. You can also find common from directly from the start menu. A window with a black background will come, and you will have to type ‘ipconfig’, followed by the enter key. If you navigate through the results, you can find the default gateway address.
Here are the easiest ways to check the IP address:
- Click on Apple menu, the top of the screen.
- Open ‘System Preferences’.
- Open networks with the network icon.
- Choose the network connection, which are using.
- Click on the ‘Advanced’ button.
- Go to the TCP/IP tab to see the IP address of the router you’re using.
Go to Applications, followed by System Tools, Terminal. After that you will have to type ‘ipconfig’ followed by the enter key. You will find IP address assigned to your router, just beside the ‘inet addr’.
If you are using the iOS 8, 9 or 10, you will have to go to Wi-Fi, in the settings menu, click on the wireless connection, which you are using. In the DHCP section you will find IP address of your router.Android
You can use a third-party android app, called Wi-Fi Analyzer, and that is easiest way to find the router IP address on Android devices. After you install, you will have to tap on the ‘View’ menu, and tap on ‘AP list’. You will find an AP, said as 'Connected to: [Network Name]'. If you tap on that, you can find all the information related to the AP, and also the IP address of the router.Chrome OS
On the Chrome OS taskbar, you will have to click on the notification area, and click on the same 'Connected to [Network Name]', on the list. After clicking on the name of your wireless network, you will have to go to the tab named ‘Network’, to display all the results and also the IP address of your router.Tags:IPhone iOS, Pc, Windows, Android