As a class A private IP address, can only be accessed by devices that are part of a private network. is an Internet Protocol address used exclusively in networks. Manufacturers usually set this IP as the default for router administration interfaces and configuration pages.

This particular IP,, is intended for building networks rather than being a public IP address. Like any private IP address, it can only be assigned to one device at a time, usually your router. If several devices have the same IP, conflicts may arise. However, using allows any device within the network to access the network control panel.

How to access

Manufacturers such as Comcast and Xfinity typically assign as the default gateway address for routers. Before proceeding, make sure that is indeed the default gateway address for your router. You can refer to our publication on how to find the IP address of your router if necessary.

Once you are sure that your router’s default gateway is, follow these steps to access its interface;

  1. Prepare your web browser for use.
  2. Open a tab in your browser and type or simply in the URL field and then press Enter.
  3. You may see a login screen prompting you to enter your router user name and password.
  4. Provide login credentials to access the administration interface window.
  5. Congratulations! You have successfully accessed your router interface (you can find the default login credentials for your router in the package or by performing an online search). In this section you will find customization options for your router.

I forgot my user name/password for

If you forget your login credentials, it will be impossible to log in for Similarly, if you changed your password and then forgot it, you will not be able to use the default login details unless you reset your router to its settings.

To restore the factory settings of your router simply. Press and hold the RESET button located on the back of the device for 10 to 15 seconds before releasing it. After rebooting the router, everything will return to its previous state.

Unable to access

There could be a reason why you are having trouble connecting to;

  • One possibility is that you are not currently connected to the network. Make sure your cable or wireless connection is stable. If you have already restarted your router and the problem persists, try repeating the process.
  • It is worth noting that may not always be the default gateway address for your router. You can also try using or 192.168 . 0.1 to access the router configuration page if you have correctly specified your router address as If you need help to find the IP address of your router, we have a tutorial
  • Another reason for not being able to access could be an incorrect network configuration or setup. When you restart your router, all settings are reverted to their default values, allowing you to access the configuration page in