The numbers that you see right here (192.168.3.1) are no ordinary. It is a predefined sequence of numeric digits that are strongly interlinked to the world of the Internet.
The Internet that we know of is a vast ocean of information that can be accessed by anybody anywhere. However, for anyone to do so, requires an address to which the information gets delivered. Such an address identifies as an IP address. The Internet Protocol (IP) is thereby known as a book of rules which governs access to the Internet. The numbers that you see above are hence an IP address.
This address is a necessary requirement among devices as it enables them to communicate with each other inside a private network. An example of such private networks can be our house with interconnected devices such as printers, laptops, desktop, etc. All devices require this address, also known as a “host,” as it provides a means of interaction.
It also provides a way to configure the router settings. The users can make use of this address 192.168.3.1 to make changes to their admin router panel.
After typing the address in the browser, it redirects you to the panel of displayed router’s configuration. Here, you get the liberty of modifying those settings. An IP address is also known as “bogon IP,” which means the access is only for internal use and no availability on the Internet.
How to login 192.168.3.1?
As mentioned previously, this address lets you modify the configurations of the router. To do that, you must first log in to the IP 192.168.3.1. The process of logging in to the IP is similar for all other IP’s. Before carrying out this procedure, you must ensure that your router is connected to the Internet provider network which could be both, wired or wireless connection. This step is preliminary as, without it, you would be unable to access the admin router panel.
What to do after making prior connections in 192.168.3.1?
- Choose any browser and enter the IP address into the browser’s address bar which in this case is 192.168.3.1.
- After pressing enter, wait for a while till a pop-up window is displayed on the screen.
- This window will require credentials such as a username and password which are the default login details provided to you by the manufacturer. If you ever happen to change those credentials, make sure to enter the updated details in the appropriate fields and press enter.
- Your attempts are successful if you can view the router’s settings. If not, then try to repeat the above steps.
- You can now change the router’s default settings.
Why do I need to change my settings in 192.168.3.1?
We are living in a world where technology is crossing the sky’s limit. With such advancements in technical areas, we are more prone to technological vulnerabilities. We happen to use the Internet daily, which contains our sensitive data and private information. Most of the time, private data is vulnerable to misuse by cyber criminals. It is our responsibility to protect our information through secured means. If the default edit has never taken place, then the private data is easily accessible to any hacker. You will be able to change your login details of 192.168.3.1 and network names if you know how to login to the admin panel. Frequent changing of such information decreases the possibilities of system hacking.
Finding your router’s IP:
Follow the given steps below for finding out the IP address of your device. For changing the network details, you will first need to find out your IP address and only then you can log in to the admin panel to make changes.
- Firstly, press Windows logo along with “r” key.
- A pop-up “Run” will display on your screen.
- You can also do the above steps by typing “Run” in the search area.
- Now that the prompt has opened, type “cmd” or command prompt into it and press enter.
- Once the command prompt displays, type the following: ipconfig | findstr/i “Gateway” and press enter.
- The default IP address of your router will display on your screen, that is, right next to the Default Gateway title.
- This IP is similar to 192.168.3.1.
- Use this address to log in to the settings interface.
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- The most aspect of this article is to change the login data as per your requirement. This step increases the security of your overall system. You can perform this as many times as possible, but you have to make sure that you keep a record of all the new changes made.
- Enter the IP address 192.168.3.1 into the browser address bar.
- Enter the username and password into the prompt that opens up. If you have previously changed the login data, then make sure to enter only the updated info.
- Once registered, the page will direct you to the admin panel for the changes.
- Make any change that you want and click on OK or Apply.
You can make changes to the following:
- Change network name.
- Change the type of connection.
- Add new devices or remove devices.
- Check transmission rates and bandwidth used.
The above steps are likely to perform by using handheld devices such as your smartphone. This step is easier as smartphones are portable. It follows the same procedure of “login and change. ” All you have to know the IP address 192.168.3.1 and you’re ready to go. Assure the stability before moving forward. After making the necessary changes, make sure to re-login using new data.
Things to make sure of beforehand:
The following is a list of things that must be sure of before performing any function.
- Ensure your cable/wireless connection.
Make sure the connections are not loose. This will not allow you to connect to the router thus, hindering the procedure of setting up the private network.
- Power supply.
- Avoid typos.
- Reset whenever necessary.
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The IP security safeguards proper information transmission within the private networks. This address varies depending on the kind of device you are using. Make sure to configure the setting at regular time intervals to enhance the security of your info. I hope the example 192.168.3.1 has helped you to configure and modify all the details as per your wish.
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.