Router brands that are using 192.168.72.1 as IP address and their details are discussed here.
There are two ways to access the admin panel of a router. One is typing their default gateway IP address on the address bar of a browser and hit go. Else you can click the button below. [It works only if your router's default IP address is 192.168.72.1]
Worldwide 192.168.1.1 is default IP address for many routers, modems. Such as Linksys, Netgear, Cisco, D-Link etc. You can access router admin panel using default login and password credentials. Some manufacturer also use other IP addresses like 10.0.0.1 or 192.168.0.1 as host address. For every router model, there default User Name & Password is printed on its back side. When you connect to the Wireless network on the PC, enter http://192.168.1.1 in your browser. It will open up the Router configuration page. Now by default, the user name and password for your router is the “Administrator” or “Admin.”
If you get any error, your IP address is not correct. Do the following,
Use an Ethernet cable, to access your Wi-Fi. Connect your Wi-Fi device and router or pc or modem. Please make sure that your Ethernet adapter is enabled in your Wi-Fi device. If it is not enabled, enable it and wait for some time and then try to access router IP address.
If you are trying to visit 192.168.1.1 and getting error that site can’t be reached, it means your router has different default IP address.
If your router is placed far away and you do not want to move, you can login to router panel and find out model.
Yes. It is completely safe to access 192.168.1.1 as it is your router’s IP address.
In router admin panel, you can configure various router options like LAN configuration, WAN configuration, Wi-Fi settings, Security settings, DSL / ADSL settings, DNS settings, DHCP settings, Routing, Filtering, Parent Control, DMZ, Access Control List, Dynamic DNS, NAT.
Wi-Fi password is just a Network Security Key. Used to connect nearby authorized device to connect with internet. You can change router password or network security key from router management console.
Never use common word and personal identification information as password. Because it make easier for hacker to hack your system.
Make sure that you are connected to Wi-Fi network of router. If you are not connected, turn off your mobile data and connect to Wi-Fi. Then access router setting page from browser.
If your router has static IP address and if your broadband service provider allow access to it from outside, you can connect to it from outside. But in most cases, this is not the case. So you can’t connect from outside. This is done for security reasons.
It is essential to maintain the security of your router so that no one can get access to your internet and browsing history. All routers have the security settings that you can adjust yourself making your router secure from nasty hackers.
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