Tech Tip of the Week: A List of Common Default Router IP Addresses

By on June 9, 2010, 4:00 AM
Here's the scenario: you are trying to fix a relative's network issues and you need to access their router's browser interface. We've all been there, fruitlessly pecking in combinations of 192.168.x.x. Unless you have every default router address tattooed on your forearm, you'll eventually encounter one that stumps you.

When that happens, you can typically find the information with a simple command on Windows. Open the command prompt (Start > Run/Search for cmd) and then enter ipconfig. The address you need should be next to Default Gateway under your Local Area Connection, and it will often begin with 192.168.

If for any reason you can't retrieve the router's IP address using that method, we've compiled a brief list of popular router brands and their common default addresses. Feel free to recommend additional addresses in the comments and we'll add the information here as a handy reference resource for TechSpot members.


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tipstir tipstir, TS Ambassador, said:

Senao EnGenius ESR-9850 - default IP 192.168.0.1

Burty117 Burty117, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Great Article, bookmarked this one! although I have a SpeedTouchST at home and the Default IP is: 192.168.1.254

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Julio Franco Julio Franco, TechSpot Editor, said:

We will get to work tomorrow morning adding all the IP addresses you suggest. Thank you for the uber quick responses.

Guest said:

Darryl: I had to sort out some issues with a home router, an australian telco Telstra branded modem/router (wireless) and I went through every 192.168's i knew of. In the end, it turned out to be 10.0.0.138, go figure.

tonylukac said:

I don't know if this is easier, but in Vista the router's ip is eventually listed in Network & Sharing Center. Possibly on Windows 7 too. Goto Start -> Connect To -> Open Network & Sharing Center -> click the middle top icon, mine says "Multiple Networks". You should see your router icon, right click it and click properties. Click the "Network Device" tab. There's the ip. This scenario is probably intuitive.

mossy95 said:

min es working now

Guest said:

typically the router IP address is the Gateway address which can be found by performing an IPconfig. Even with all the deafult configurations out there I always change the default network when I setup a home router anyway. IE: 10.10.X.X or 192.168.20.x or something as such.

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Jesse Jesse said:

Another useful list to have here would be the default passwords that come with these routers.

Burty117 Burty117, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

prismatics said:

Another useful list to have here would be the default passwords that come with these routers.

Agreed, relatives never EVER change the default user name and password. To add to the List are these:-

SpeedTouchST

Username: admin

Password: admin

NetGear:

Username: admin

Password: password

BT HomeHub:

Username: admin

Password: (back-of-HomeHub) / password (depends on the age of the hub, the older ones vary between it just being password ot the code on the back of the box)

Also note: the Wireless WEP key is on the back as well.

Belkin:

Username: administrator

Password: password

Burty117 Burty117, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Guest said:

typically the router IP address is the Gateway address which can be found by performing an IPconfig. Even with all the deafult configurations out there I always change the default network when I setup a home router anyway. IE: 10.10.X.X or 192.168.20.x or something as such.

Why?

jobeard jobeard, TS Ambassador, said:

2008-01-08 had much of this in [link]

TomSEA TomSEA, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Excellent. Thanks!

Burty117 Burty117, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

2008-01-08 had much of this in [link]

That thread is also being bookmarked =P

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Per Hansson Per Hansson, TS Server Guru, said:

Another good way is to use Wireshark (Previously Ethereal)

Start it and scan, next connect power to the router, on bootup it will most likely announce it's IP address...

tipstir tipstir, TS Ambassador, said:

TP-LINK 192.168.1.1 admin/admin

LookinAround LookinAround, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Another good way is to use Wireshark (Previously Ethereal)

Start it and scan, next connect power to the router, on bootup it will most likely announce it's IP address...

Checkout Look@LAN for network IP scanning and monitoring to find the router and other devices. I think most will find it easier to use and it has a number of useful and helpful features. (And since its an IP scanner you can see actual IP addresses vs. defaults - just in case someone had changed default values)

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Matthew Matthew, TechSpot Staff, said:

Awesome, thanks for the suggestion LookinAround.

LookinAround LookinAround, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Awesome, thanks for the suggestion LookinAround.

You bet

1. btw.. .i just fixed the download link in that post and

2. fyi.. Although I've found Look@LAN doesn't always report IP addresses for some devices (like network drives) I've still found it pretty useful and easy to use to get a quick snapshot of the router and computer IP addresses on someone's LAN

Guest said:

Here is another list with thousands of router default settings:

www.routeripaddress.com

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Matthew Matthew, TechSpot Staff, said:

That's quite the collection. Thanks for sharing.

Guest said:

Great article. I was looking for something like this. The default on my Netgear is 192.168.1.1.

Guest said:

Cisco - 192.168.15.1

Guest said:

I've tried typing in my IP address as suggested into my browser (http://192.168.1.68/) but safari can't connect to server?? Internet works fine for other uses, I.e. Writing this post.

any suggestions?

Thanks

Dylan

Guest said:

All Telstra supplied routers are 10.0.0.138, and all iiNet routers are 10.1.1.1.

I guess it makes it easier for their help desk staff.

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