192.168.l.254 IP Administration

By | July 3, 2017

The IP 192.168.l.254 is basically a specific and default IP address. It is the default IP but 192.168.l.254 IP administration is also possible. This is a specific IP address which is assigned by manufacturers of routers. It also plays a very big role in the hardware settings of their devices. For people who want to administrate and control the internal settings of any router or modem, this is the IP address which gives them the access.

The ISP typically gives every device which connects to the Internet, a unique IP address. This is used for many other purposes. The IP address is what resists you from becoming an anonymous Internet user. Basically, there are many crimes going on through the Internet. To stop it, every other device- router, modem, mobile, the computer is given a unique IP address. This can be used to track the computer and hence, the address of the user.

Some of the brands that utilize 192.168.1.254 include

  • Westell DSL Modems (US ONLY)
  • Some Linksys Routers/Modems
  • 3Com Routers/Modems
  • Billion Routers/Modems
  • Netopia / Cayman Gateways

The 192.168.l.254 IP administration will let you enable yourself to access your own router’s console. Yes, it’s true. The default IP address to most of the broadband routers can be changed. Most of the common routers which use their default IP as 192.168.l.254 are 2Wire, Aztec, Billion, Gigabyte, Motorola, Netopia, SparkLAN, Thomson and Westell modems for CenturyLink. These come with such default IP address but you can, of course, access the administration.

Get router IP on Windows devices

 

Find router IP on Windows

The 192.168.1.254 is actually a block of addresses. They are reserved especially for the private networks. This means that none of the devices can directly connect to the Internet through this IP. However, any device on that local network can connect to another. While the router will have 192.168.l.254 IP, it does not mean that there won’t be a unique IP address for every device. A unique IP address for every device is a must have to avoid any kind of IP address conflicts.

Get router IP on IOS (iPhone and iPad)

iPhone

  • First of All, Unlock your iPhone
  • Go to Home button
  • Settings app icon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tap on an active Wi-Fi connection. It is a line with a blue check mark in it.
  • See a line with “Router” in it
  • You can also see your device IP in “IP address” line, DNS server IP in “DNS” line and your network subnet mask in “Subnet mask” line

iPad

  • First of all, Unlock your iPad
  • Go to Home button
  • Go to Settings app icon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Active Wi-Fi connection. It is a line with a blue check mark in it.
  • See a line with “Router” in it
  • You can also see your device IP in “IP address” line, DNS server IP in “DNS” line and your network subnet mask in “Subnet mask” line

Find router IP on Android

Find router IP on Android
Now, type the gateway default IP address in your favorite web browser:

Now, type the gateway default IP address in your favorite web browser:

Get router IP on Mac OS (OS X)

Using Terminal

  • Open Terminal in your Mac OS. Use Key “command + space” then type Terminal.  Click on Terminal.app there.
  • In Terminal window type “net start -nr | grep default”.
  • Look for your router IP address after “default”. See screen below for example

Get router IP on Mac OS (OS X)

Using Mac OS Network Preferences

Using Mac OS Network Perferences

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Find router IP on Linux

open a command window and type route command:

$ route

Find router IP on Linux
There is a private IP address, like the very famous 192.168.0.1, which small networks and businesses use. As mentioned above, any Internet service provider gives a unique IP address to everybody. This is the reason why small networks and businesses use private IP address. If there is a need of connecting more than one device to the Internet, NAT gateway is used. NAT stands for network address translation.

According to the IANA RFC 1918, the 192.168.1.254 belongs to the class C IP classification.

How to access 192.168.l.254 IP Administration?

Accessing the 192.168.l.254 IP Administration means that you can access the admin panel of the router. Any router’s IP address comes all set by the manufacturer at the factory. But did you know, you can change it to? How? Well, the answer to that is “By accessing the 192.168.l.254 IP Administration”.

You can have an access to your router’s console by simply entering http://192.168.1.254 into your browser’s address bar. Keep in mind that you don’t require to enter www. Other than the IP, there are many other things in a router which is modifiable. After accessing this page, you can configure several things in your router. Obviously, it depends on the fact whether the router supports the configuration of that feature or not. Mainly, this website is used for changing the default IP address of a router which is 192.168.1.254.

What is the default username and password?

For most of the routers which use the IP address 192.168.l.254, the most common default username and password are both admin and admin. For routers such as Netopia, the most common default username is admin and so is the password. However, some of their routers use the default username as admin and password as 1234.

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