10.0.0.1 is one of the very bizarre IP addresses among the routers (126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52). This default gateway is a special class of IP address for the use of private networks. You can use it to log in and connect to a server.
10.0.0.1 however, is the IP address used by big businesses which have a computer-based network and is used to serve different purposes.
Now that you have an elemental understanding of the IP address we can now focus on how to log into this IP address and the things you must remember and do if you happen to dismiss from your mind the credentials.
How To Login To The IP Address 10.0.0.1
Step 1 – Click on “Access Router Panel or Access Router Panel -2” button given below.
Note: It does not matter if you are opening this from your desktop or laptop or smartphone. Also, it is advised that you use an advanced browser to do this, preferably Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome because HTML-5 pop-up support is essential to complete this action.
Step 2- On pressing enter, you will welcome to a page which will display the different settings of your router.
Step 3 – To gain access though, you have to input the default password and address as given on the box or as provided in the manufacturer’s website, this is to ensure the safety of your router. In case, you forgot them then check out our handy guide to recover them or list of default router passwords.
Note: In case there is some issue and you have forgotten the default login credentials, you can refer to the drop down when you are going to get them. You will have to click on the menu and select the manufacturer and model of your router. Automatically, you will get the default user-id and password for logging in. You can find your router’s IP address here.
Step 4 – You can now directly go through the various functions and settings that give you access and make changes according to your needs. Also, in the web interface, you will be able to update router firmware changes to the networks, refresh the rates and more.
What To Do When You Have Forgotten Your Password And User Id
It is one of the most common problems when the user faces difficulty accessing their router settings having forgotten their user id and password. But hey, we all forget our passwords after changing them recently, right? So, don’t stress yourself, there is a way out of this.
Step 1 – Reset your router to factory default. To know that, you will have to look for the reset button which is present somewhere on the router (Usually at the bottom).
Step 2 – Now that you have found it, you must have noticed a tiny sized button. Use a toothpick or a pen to press it and hold it down for about 15 seconds.
Step 3 – Having executed the second step successfully, you will notice your router’s light blink and your router will restart itself. It indicates that the settings of your have restored to factory default.
If you are still having problems in setting your router to the factory default, you can simply manually search your router name and its password from the list given here.
So, that is how you get yourself out of this fix of forgetting your router’s password and user ID. Hope, that I have been of help to you. Good Luck.