192.168.1.1 is the most commonly used IP v4 address to get to the configuration page of your router. 192.168.1.1 IP address is where you can manage your WIFI router. Many users are unaware what the IP v4 address 192.168.1.1 is used for. This address is typically the leading most associated ADSL, VDSL and FTTH market routers. Through it you can access your computer configuration and you can configure Wi-Fi network, open ports, upgrade firmware or change any parameter settings. Usually 192.168.1.1 this address is typically the most used for router management. But it can vary in the third block being 192.168.0.1, another common way used by most computers.
What can you do when logging to 192.168.1.1 page?
This will allow you to activate your WIFI connection, to retrieve the name of this connection (SSID) and the encryption key or WPA WEP that defines your password. You can also reconfigure the router and filter devices that can access your Wi-Fi connection (mac filtering).
Whatever your ISP, you can access this interface through the IP address 192.168.1.1 by entering it in the web browser address bar. Although this technique is obsolete (now you have direct access to your wireless interface via your account page ISP), it is still possible for you to manage your network (Wi-Fi, Ethernet or USB) through 192.168.1.1.
You don’t know how to access your wireless management interface 192.168.1.1?
Enter the user and the default password (admin / admin or admin / 1234) by default. If you do not know the password to your router you may need to reset the configuration to restore the original factory settings. Once inside the router, you will be in the configuration interface where you can change the ports, wireless security etc.
Enter the password provided by your ISP if needed.
Click the Wireless tab to access the information of your wireless connection.
Click the Configuration sub-tab to activate your wireless terminal (just check the Active box most of the time) and change your SSID. You can also make your SSID visible on Wi-Fi network lists (check also active in the field of Broadcast SSID)
Change the channel (Channel drop-down menu) if your wireless connection seems crowded. The mode, meanwhile, is automatically taken into account by your ISP.
Click Apply and go to the Security sub-tab. You will be able to change your encryption key to secure your connection; select preferably WPA2 key in the Type field and press the key generator which should be just below.
Finally, in the Mac Filtering sub-tab, you can identify the devices and limit access to your Wi-Fi connection. You need to check it again, Assets in this category and add the MAC No. of your devices (defined in the parameters of these).
First, make sure your wireless connection is enabled (green bars at the bottom left of your screen). To test your wireless connection, you need to protect your IP address. To have your IP, launch the command prompt, it’s located in the Accessories submenu in the Start menu or by typing CMD into your search bar.
Once launched command prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter. Several connection types available are displayed. Find your network card Wi-Fi and locate the address of the default gateway.
Open now your internet browser and type the default gateway address that will take you to the website of the management of your router.
Arrival on the page of your router, it remains for you to choose the best options for Wi-Fi (802.11n opt for interfaces that provide better throughput), the channel of the used router, the wireless encryption mode and the Wi-Fi key are required to connect.