A router can be considered as basic equipment while deploying a network connection. Usually, the router required when the user wants to connect two or more devices in the same network.
Users can change the router settings by accessing the router settings page. Every router is has a unique IP address that is used to access the router admin control page. Users need to enter the router’s IP address in the web browser to access the router’s settings page.

Router default Ip address

Router’s IP address is the string that is used to identify router devices in the network. Routers Default IP address is in the form of X.X.X.X where x is the numeric number which ranges from 0 to 999. such as 192.168.1.1
This article contains a detailed procedure about how to find the IP address of any wireless router in a network. Users can use the below methods for finding the router’s address of any router manufacturers company.

This article contains a detailed procedure about how to find the IP address of any wireless router in a network. Users can use the below methods for finding the router’s address of any router manufacturers company.

How to find the Wi-Fi router IP address on Windows devices

There are two ways by using which users can find the IP address of the wireless router on the windows devices.
Finding the router’s IP address via command prompt:
Windows users can get their router’s IP address by using the config command on the command prompt. Users can refer to the steps given below to find the router’s IP address using the command prompt.

  1. Open the run box by pressing win key+ R from the keyboard.
  2. Enter the cmd in the textbox and hit the enter button.
  3. Type ‘ipconfig’ command in command prompt without quotes.
  4. After the successful execution of the ipconfig command user can see the detailed information of the active internet connection.
  5. The users who have the wireless network connection should look under the Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi option. Your router’s IP address is the IP address given with the default gateway.
  6. If a user is having the physical or Ethernet connection should look under the section named Ethernet adapter Ethernet. Your router’s IP address is given in front of the default gateway.
    In this way, the user can get the IP address of their wireless router using the command prompt.

Finding the router’s IP address via control panel:

Windows users can also find their router’s IP address from the control panel. The users who found it difficult to open and type commands on the command prompt and use this method to get the router’s IP address. This method is comparatively simple than the first method.
Here are steps to get the IP address of the wireless router.

  1. Go to the start-> control panel.
  2. Click on the network and internet section.
  3. Under the network and sharing center, click on the link of name ‘view network status and tasks’.
  4. Look for a connection option in front of which user can see the active network name click on it.
  5. It will prompt the Wi-Fi status window. Click on the Details button.
  6. It will display the details about the connected network. In the same window, users can get the IP address of their router under the field name IPv4 address. Windows users can use any of the above methods to obtain the IP address of their router.

How to find Default router IP address on Mac devices

Most of the users prefer the Mac operating system for their official and personal use. There are 2 methods Mac users can use to obtain the IP address of a wireless router.
Finding wireless router IP address via terminal application:
Just like the command prompt in windows operating system, Mac users can get their router’s IP address from the terminal. Here are the steps to get the IP address of your router from the terminal.

  1. Launch the terminal app by going to Application folder-> utilities-> Terminal.
  2. Type the command ‘netstat -nr|grep default’ without quotes and press the enter button.
  3. After the successful execution of the command user will get the IP address in the first line after default.
    Finding wireless router IP address via system preferences:
    Mac users can also get their wireless router password from the system preferences. Users can sequentially execute the steps given below to obtain the IP address of their router.
  4. Click on the Apple menu and then go to system preferences.
  5. Select the network preferences option.
  6. Users can select Wi-Fi (the users who have wired connections can click on LAN).
  7. Go to advanced and then select TCP/IP.
  8. The router’s IP address is displayed in front of the router.

Users can use any of the above methods to know the IP address of their Wi-Fi router.

on IOS devices:

Users can also find their router’s IP address by using their IOS devices. Steps to get a router IP address from the IOS device are given below.

  1. Open settings and click on the Wi-Fi option from the context menu.
  2. Click on the name of a wireless network to which you are connected.
  3. After clicking on the wireless network user can see the IP address of their router in the DHCP section. The router’s address is given next to the router field on the screen.

On android devices:


There is no standard procedure to obtain the router’s IP address on android devices. However, users can make use of third party applications to get their Wi-Fi router IP address. A wide range of mobile applications is available online by using which user can get the router’s IP address on android devices.
After getting the IP address user should open the web browser and type the router’s IP address in the URL bar and press enters to change the router’s settings. We hope this article is helpful to the users who want to know the IP address of their Wi-Fi router. The above methods are worked for all kinds of routers so the user can get the IP address of any router by using the above procedures.

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