You will be able to change a lot of things with the web-based setup pages of the router; you can change the credential of the Wi-Fi network as well as view the information. You will have to get the IP address of the router to access it.
This is popularly known as the default gateway on the Windows platform and for Mac or iPhones it is called the router IP. So, what are the ways to obtain an IP address of router? Here are the most effective ones!
Find Out Router’s Default IP Address and Login:
How to Obtain IP Address for Windows?
The router’s IP address will be the Default Gateway in the network connection detail on the Windows-based systems. You will be able to use the Command Prompt in Windows for finding out the IP address. All you have to do is go to the command prompt and key in ipconfig and press enter. You will then be able to get the default gateway in the screen and the numbers besides this will be your IP address.
Another way of finding the IP is by going to the Control Panel. This will work well with Windows 8.1 and 10. You can right click on the Start menu and select the Control Panel. Now you will have to view the network status under the category Network and Internet. Once you are there, you will have to click on the name of the connection, which will be on the right corner of the page. Click on the ‘Details’ option in the window, which will show up and search for the IPv4 default gateway to get your IP address.
How to Obtain IP Address for MAC OS X?
In order to find out the IP address, click on the Apple menu on the bar, which is at the top of the screen and then select the option System Preference. Now you will have to click on the network icon and choose the network connection. Then, choose the ‘Advanced’ option, which will be displayed at the bottom of your screen. Now, you will have to click on the TCP/IP option. You can now see the IP address, which will be shown on the right of the router.
How to Obtain IP Address for Chrome OS?
In order to find the IP address for Chrome OS, you will have to click on the right side of the task bar on the notification area. You have to click on the name of the network to which you are connected. Then click on the network tab; you will now be able to see the network information. You will have to check the numerical values that are next to the Gateway – that will be the IP address.
How to Obtain IP Address for Linux?
It is actually easy to find the IP address from Linux desktop. Almost all the desktops will have the network icon close to the ‘Notification’ area. You will have to click on this network option and view the information related to the connection. The IP address will be displayed next to the Default Gateway option. It is simple.
These are the best ways to get the IP address of the router on different platforms.