What is the 192.168.100.1 IP address?
The IP address 192.168.100.1 is a private network IP address. 192.168.100.1 being a private network IP address is used for the internal purposes of private business networks, residential houses and office environments only. It cannot be accessed by the public in general. A private network is a network which has certain restrictions, so that a safe and secure environment could be established. The configuration of the IP address 192.168.100.1 is done in such a way, so that those devices which are outside this network cannot access the network, ensuring maximum security from unauthorized users.
192,168.100.1 is one of the most common IP addresses that can be assigned to devices in a Local Area Network (LAN). This IP address can also be assigned to certain routers as their default gateways. Router manufacturing brands, such as Netgear, Huawei, and ARRIS use the 192.168.100.1 IP address in their routers for logging in to their admin dashboards, and changing the configuration settings of their routers. Since the IP address 192.168.100.1 can be manually assigned to any device within the Local Area Network (LAN), therefore Laptops, Phones, Smart TV’s, desktop computers, chromecasts can use it. In some cases Netgear router uses 192.168.l.l to login.
How to login to your 192.168.100.1 Router admin page?
Step 1: Open your internet browser. In the address bar of your browser, type https://192.168.100.1 and press enter. (Make sure you don’t type 192.168.100.1.1 because it contains five fields, and typing any wrong IP address by mistake in the address bar is going to land you up with a list of search results only, and not the login page.)
Step 2: Now you must see the login page, which is a gateway to the admin dashboard of your router. Enter your router’s default Username and Password in the respective fields, and press the login button.
* The default Username and Password of your 192.168.100.1 IP address router can be seen in the router box. Else, you can try the Username and Password from the following most probable combinations:
Username: “admin”, password: “password”
Username: “admin”, password: “admin”
Username: “admin”, password: “1234”
Username: “blank(nothing)”, password: “blank(nothing)”
Username: “admin”, password: “motorola”
*In case the default Username and Password has been changed previously by you, and the new Username and Password has been forgotten, then you need to reset the router.
Step 3: Now you will enter the admin dashboard of your router, where you can perform the following tasks:-
- 1. You can change your router’s password.
- 2. You can change your router’s Wi-Fi settings.
- 3. You can change the security level of your firewall.
- 4. Disable or enable Remote management settings.
- 5. Change the SSID.
- 6. Update security settings.
How to reset 192.168.100.1 Router Settings ?
Step 1: Locate the word reset written at the back of your router.
Step 2: Take a toothpick, or a paperclip, or a pin and insert it in the reset button hole, and keep holding for 10-15 seconds, until the router is fully reset and is powered back on.
Step 3: The router will be reset back to its original default settings. Now type the IP address 192.168.100.1 in your web browser and type the default Username and Password in the login page. you will be able to access the admin dashboard successfully.
What are the errors faced while trying to access 192.168.100.1 IP address Login page?
Sometimes, while trying to access the default gateway login page of your router, you may find yourself unable to do so. Typing the IP address 192.168.100.1 in the address bar of the web browser should land you in the router login page direct. In case its’s showing some error like “This site can’t be reached”, you have to follow the steps mentioned below one by one to fix the error.
First of all, you have to see if you are able to view your IP address in the command prompt. To view your IP address, follow these steps:-
Step 1: In the search bar of your computer or laptop, type “cmd”. You’ll see the option named command prompt. click on it.
Step 2: The command prompt window will appear. Type “ipconfig”, and then press the enter button on your keyboard.
Step 3: You will be able to see your IP configuration. Under the heading “Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi”, search for the words “Default Gateway”. In the right side of Default Gateway, look for your IP address 192.168.100.1. In acase of some error, it might not be visible to you.
How to fix the errors occuring while trying to access the 192.168.100.1 IP address Login Page?
Follow these steps to Troubleshoot your router, and access the login page of your router:-
Step 1: First, Reset your router by following the above mentioned steps for resetting your router.
Step 2: Now, connect your router to your PC/Laptop with the Ethernet Cable.
Step 3: Type “control panel” in the search bar of your desktop, and open it.
Step 4: In the control panel window, click on “Network and Internet”.
Step 5: A list of options will appear. choose the first option “Network and Sharing center”.
Step 6: Now, in the left margin, click on change adapter settings.
Step 7: A new window will appear. From the available options, move the cursor to the “Ethernet” option. Right click on “Ethernet”.
Step 8: Now click on “Properties”. A new window called “Ethernet Properties” will appear. click on Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and go to its properties.
Step 9: A new window called “Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) Properties” will appear. Click on “Use the following IP address”. In the “IP address” field, type your PC or Laptop’s IP address (Default IP address of your PC), and in the “Default Gateway” field, type your router’s default IP address, (which is 192.168.100.1). After that, click on OK.
Step 10: Now, go the Command prompt by typing “cmd” in the search bar of your desktop.
Next type “ipconfig”, and press enter. You will be able to see the Default Gateway IP address 192.168.100.1
Step 11: To check if its working or not, go to the address bar of your web browser and type the Default Gateway IP address 192.168.100.1. The Router Login Page should appear. The IP address 192.168.100.1 should be working now.