Don’t know how to find routers IP address on Windows 10 PC or any other Windows version? This is the step-by-step guide that will help you. I recommend all of you guys to read this topic properly.
Whether you have gaming routers or just ordinary wireless routers, they are really vital when we need to connect multiple devices to the WiFi. In order to access the router, we need to configure your router first. If you are using a different OS, check this guide on how to find IP address on Mac and Linux instead.
An essential part of configuring a router is to find it’s IP address. Typically you need to go through your router’s user manual or the box to find its IP address.
There are different sets of IP addresses in case you’re wondering. Usually, you see these set of numbers:
This is also the gateway which is configured in the Ethernet adapter while you connect to the network. The setup (configuration) page is also helpful to manage your wireless network and the connected users.
How to Find Router’s IP Address In Windows
In this article, we will guide you through a workaround on how to find the IP address in Windows 10. It will include a simple step-by-step process based on CMD accessible in Windows OS.
Step 1: Turn on your router and connect it’s LAN port to the computer using an Ethernet cable.
Step 2: Open Start > Run, and type “CMD.” and press the Enter key. The command prompt should immediately pop up (alternatively you can go to Start>Search>Enter “CMD” and open Command Prompt).
Step 3: Once the command prompt opens, type “IPCONFIG/ALL” and hit Enter. A set of IP addresses and other stuff will appear inside the command window.
Step 4: Under the Ethernet Adapter – Local Area Connect, you will find your router’s IP address adjacent to the default gateway.
Step 5: If the default gateway doesn’t show up in the command prompt then try the following tips.
- Make sure you have typed IPCONFIG/ALL correctly.
- Try on another computer.
- Use another Ethernet cable.
- Make sure that the cable is properly connected on both ends by checking the router’s LED or in some cases, the computer’s LAN port LED.
If you happen to forget your Wi-Fi password, you will need to reset your router. If you do not know how to do it, these simple yet easy to follow guides will help you fix your problem:
- Recover Router Password (Step-by-Step Guide)
- Change Password on Jio Wi-Fi Dongles
- Reset any Router (Step-by-Step Guide)
- How to Reset ASUS Router (Step-by-Step Guide)
- Reset Verizon Router (Step-By-Step Guide)
Just find the most relevant topic or guide for you. And it should help you resolve your Wi-Fi issues.
We have made this simple guide to help users who want to learn how to find the IP address in Windows 10. This method will also work across all versions of Windows OS.
We have other useful articles related to wireless routers which you might want to check out. You can find them in the related posts section.
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