The one topic we’re going to talk about is this queer and curious sequence of numbers, which you can recognize as yet another IP address. 192.168.1.2 is an IP address, thereby categorizes it as a private one.
Hence, before proceeding with 192.168.1.2, let us get on the same page regarding a few concepts.we just encountered the term, Private address. Do you know what they are?
Well, for starters, IP addresses are of two types.
The public ones are conventional ones and the most commonly used. They can’t be the same for more than one person.
On the other hand, private IPs are less commonly used, mostly in use by people for their organizations, for private supervised purposes and hence the name. No authorized sanction from higher authorities is required.
Suppose you and people living next door to you have the same addresses, but they won’t cause any impediments whatsoever, for, you guys have your private networks.
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Diving Into 192.168.1.2 And All Concerning It
Getting back to our star of the show that 192.168.1.2 is, it comes under the C-class of IP addresses, which starts from 192 and goes on till 223.
Another thing to bear in mind very carefully is that as it is a private type of address, and it does not aid in using the internet unrestrictedly. What do you do then?
Getting a proxy as an intermediator is what you can do. That way you can freely access the vast internet as if you were using an ordinary IP address.
192.168.1.2 is included in the IPv4 addresses, which are of the same octets format, just like the one we have here. The question you should now be asking is, what are the uses of these?
As I said, it is an IPv4 type of address, that means, whether you want to change basic or high-end settings of the router, you can’t do it just like that. It’s no walk in the park. If altering the address, it is essential to move close to play with the settings.
If you know all this, but have no idea how to do it, You are in the right place because I’m going to tell you all about it very shortly.
The Guide to Altering 192.168.1.2.
So, to make any settings to your router device, you have to get entry to where it hosts everything. The way to doing that is by signing into your account.
Allow me to walk you through the entire process:
- Ensure the proper connection in advance to avoid any mistake. Check that you are getting adequate speed. It is a pre-requisite before you try to get anywhere near the portal.
- The next step prompts you to establish a connection between both parties involved, which are the router and the computer. Having completed till now, find the option or the button that allows you to access the panel. It will have the same written on it.
Alternatively, you can type 192.168.1.2 in the browser’s bar where you do all the searches. It will take you to the same page as the above step.
- Hit the button/option when you find it. It will bring you through to another page. This one will prompt you to fill in your credentials. Do it, click the enter key, and you will see categories and menus all filled to the top with the settings.
You can go through all these, pick the one that needs alteration, and perform the much-needed modifications.
There are a couple of things we should discuss, now that we have got a major one out of the way. Don’t we always keep on forgetting things?
We tend to forget passwords, quite frequently. Be it, social media passwords, or the ones used to get your computer opened. So what if you want to change the settings of your router aiding 192.168.1.2, you reach that page where it prompts you to type in the details, but you cannot recall the pass-key?
Any hint, what will you do? No?
I can solve this for you.
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Dealing With The Password Problem:
One alternative is, you can use the default details. For the times when you can’t remember those, you can take help from the guidebook that comes along with the hardware.
Check the back of the router for details. Keep a pen and a paper pad handy to jot down the necessary information.
If things don’t seem to work out, no matter what you do, then the good old reset is the last resort.
There is a tiny dot-like button at the backside of your hardware. Hold pressure on it for a while. To make it accessible and more comfortable, use a thin object to get close. Leave it and wait while it restarts.
After it is back to its usual settings, you can use default credentials. However, factory resetting gets all the previously performed settings undone, uncommitted, and washed away. So decide the timeline of your actions.
Want to Figure Out What Your Correct IP is?
As it sometimes happens, you will get an error when you enter 192.168.1.2 to hop to the portal residing in the settings. That indicates that you are using the wrong one. Can we figure out the right one?
I can’t see why not.
See the search bar on the home screen of your PC? On that, type “cmd,” without the quotes, of course. A resultant black screen will pop open. Therein, type ipconfig. Hit enter after that.
Of all the addresses that you encounter appearing on the screen, notice the one it says is the default gateway? Yes? That is one of the useful techniques.
You can do yourself right by jotting it down.
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You can always find me with a cup of coffee Googling anything and everything related to the networking. Refer to our detailed How-To Guides on wifi routers and never face any issue with router again!