Can’t Access Admin Page of Netgear Router via 192.168.1.1 IP?
As compared to the web address routerlogin.net, the IP address 192.168.1.1 is known to give better logging in results to users who own Netgear wireless routers. However, since a month, most of them have been troubled because they can’t access admin page of Netgear router via the default IP address.
Are you also unable to make your way to the interface because of the same issue? Know that fixing it is possible. Given this, go through the solutions highlighted below.
Why Can’t You Access Netgear Router Admin Page?
We did not want to interrupt but knowing about the reasons why you can’t access Netgear router admin page using the IP address is important.
This section discusses all the reasons why you are experiencing the issue in debate:
1st Reason: The very first reason why you cannot access the admin page of your device is because you have obviously entered the wrong IP address.
2nd Reason: Another reason why you are here could be that your client device through which you are trying to access the IP does not have internet access.
3rd Reason: Proxy or VPN is enabled on the internet browser. Now you may read the troubleshooting tips given further to get rid of the problem.
Can’t Access Admin Page? How to Fix Issue?
1st Solution: Check an Enter the IP Address
Not everybody like numbers. Perhaps this is the reason, that when it comes to down to accessing an IP address, making typing errors become inevitable.
Check the IP address which has been put to use by you. Is it correct? No? Well then, you could have made the following the typing errors:
- 184.108.40.206. (Changed the decimals)
- 192.168.I.I (Added alphabets)
- 192.168 1.1 (Gave unwanted space)
Whatever mistake you committed from the above-mentioned ones, try to access the IP address again. This time, just make sure that you are entering the correct one.
Do not make typing errors. Also, enter the IP belonging to your router only. Do not enter 192.168.10.1 if the IP address of your device is 192.168.1.1. Once done, check in case the issue at hand has been fixed or not. In case it has not, you may continue reading.
2nd Solution: Have Internet or WiFi Access
Check the taskbar of the client device that you are using. Do you see a PC (wired) or WiFi (wireless) icon? No? It means that your device does not have internet access.
In view of this, take our advice and make your device have WiFi access. You can do the same by joining the device to the WiFi of the WiFi router. 2 methods can be used for this.
- 1st Case: If you are using a wire to connect the devices, connect one end to the power of the computer and another to the router.
- 2nd Case: If the devices are to be joined with the aid of wireless source of connection, ensure that the correct password is being used by you.
3rd Solution: Disable the Proxy or VPN
To define the term, VPN is known to protect its users by encrypting the data. Not just that, but it also masks the addresses. This ensures that the browsing history and location cannot be traced. However, an enabled VPN can also cause issues. And one such issue is that it disables the users from accessing certain websites.
We are assuming that this could have caused the issue at hand in case you have VPN enabled on your browser. To take care of the problem, it is recommended that you disable it. Now hold on for some time.
Once you have successfully accessed the admin page of your Netgear wireless router via the default IP address, it is recommended that you enable the VPN.
Still Can’t Access Admin Page?
Despite all the efforts which you have made, in case you still cannot access the admin page, then it is recommended that you reset your Netgear WiFi router. To put the process into action, you need to locate and press the reset button on the device. Do this with the aid of any sharp object like an oil pin or paper clip.
Accessing the admin page of the Netgear router via the 192.168.1.1 IP address is very important in case you want to change the settings of your networking device. However, since you can’t access admin page, we are expecting that you will be able to once you are done reading the troubleshooting solutions presented above.
Despite following all the fixes, in case you are still not able to log in, then you ought to use an alternate method, i.e. to use the Netgear Nighthawk app for the process. To learn about how this mobile app can be used to log in, read the steps given in the user manual.