The advancement of the Internet is staggering. People in all corners of the world can connect. Someone from Rio de Janeiro may send hilarious cat videos to his friend in Tokyo in a matter of seconds. But in such a vast world, there are billions of connected devices. So, how does a device sending information know where to send it? This is where IP addresses do the work. An example of an IP address is 10.1.1.1.
Internet Protocol Addresses
What an IP does is simple. The main focus of an IP address is to provide a unique identity to a particular device. Why? So that the device can exchange information with literally any other computer in the world. Internet Protocol is just a bundle of rules as to how this information traverses on the world-wide-web. All addresses follow these rules. 10.1.1.1 is a unique address. It is one of the many IP addresses reserved for private utilities. A personal IP address works only on a private LAN.
It cannot communicate with any device outside its registered network. Hence, many service providers register a private IP on a router along with a public IP. The public IP helps the router communicate with the outside world, for the internal system, personally serves the purpose. This private IP such as 10.1.1.1 on the router is also where the router’s configuration page is available for access.
What Is 10.1.1.1?
10.1.1.1 is the registered private address of the router manufactured by several service providers. Naturally, this address will help you configure the router when you need to set it up. Once you have access to this page of the router configurations, you can modify your network to cater to your exact needs.
You can do everything from changing the wifi’s SSID to altering bandwidth controls. You can also specify the type of information that can enter this network. ‘Parental Controls’ is also a widely used tool on this page. Today, in this article, we will tell you exactly how you can do related to 10.1.1.1 ?
How To Log In To 10.1.1.1?
A few things need to be in order before we begin compulsorily. Firstly, make sure your internet connection is stable and robust. You could lose all changes if the network suddenly breaks while you make them. Secondly, you must have the default username as well as password. It is necessary to log in to 10.1.1.1
Now that we are ready to let’s begin
- Launch any web browser of your choice. You must make sure that it is running on the latest version.
- Click the search button after entering ‘192.168.1.7’ on the top white search bar.
- The page that will load will be the Admin Panel. It will showcase two empty fields which you ought to fill. This is where you will enter the username along with the password of 10.1.1.1
- The newly loaded page is the home page of the router configurations.
You will see a bunch of stuff in here. You can explore everything. But, make sure that you change the password so that the network is secure from ill intent of hackers.
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How To Set New Password Or Username?
Sometimes bad things happen to good people. But you don’t need to worry. We will guide you every step of the way to make sure you are back in charge of your network. We need to reset your router. Let’s begin
- If you look at the back of your router, we will see a small red switch that says ‘Reset.’
- Press and keep holding it till the time the router’s power lights go off.
- After this process, you must switch the router off for a few moments. Then, turn it back on.
Through this procedure, we reset your network router. What this means is that now the router is back to its factory settings. Undoubtedly, this means you have lost all the customizations you made to the network of 10.1.1.1. But this also includes the username and the password. So, the next step is to log in to the router configurations again, this time via the default values. Then, change the password also. We recommend writing it down somewhere so that you don’t forget it later.
How To Troubleshoot Router Errors?
A lot of times, the Internet seems not to work. All videos buffer, photos cannot be downloaded, and you are not able to listen to songs. This issue is usually attributed to the router. Let’s help you fix that –
- Many times, your router has to process excessive traffic. This causes connectivity to fluctuate. To stop this from happening, turn the power off for some moments. Then turn it back on. This gives the router a relief from continuous working.
- The temperature of the router will steeply increase due to continuously exchanging information. When the air vents get blocked, this will lead to overheating. This will damage the internal parts of the router resulting in reduced reliability. We recommend you to switch off the router for a few minutes so that it reaches normal temperature.
- Kicking and pulling the router loosens the wire lines. Ensure that the cables connecting the router are all intact and tight. Removing all cables and plugging them back in might also help.
- Also, make sure that no metallic objects or microwave block the signals of the router.
If all these tips don’t resolve the issue, you should consider lending a hand from the technician. Do not try to fix it on your own.
We hope that this article has helped you get some knowledge today. 10.1.1.1 is an important asset that you would want to keep handy. Everyone should have a basic understanding of the router configurations so that they can secure their network from malicious intent. Feel free to check out more of our content.
That’s it from us this time. If you still have any queries, communicate with us through the comments section.
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Seth Myers is a 26-year-old hardware expert who enjoys badminton, cycling and watching television. He is kind and fun, but can also be very hardworking and a bit lazy. In his free time he loves binge-watching boxed sets.