How to login to a router through Internet Explorer

A router is basically a splitter of an Ethernet cable. Routers are the most used to connect several computers to the Internet through the same connection. They can also be used to configure a local network, with or without an Internet connection. Each router comes with some basic software, called firmware, that controls the router’s configuration. Access to this software is like access to a web page. You need to know your router address and login credentials.

Login to Router using Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Type “http: //”, then the router’s IP address. Linksys and 3Com routers use “” as the IP address. D-Link and Netgear routers use “” as the IP address. Microsoft Broadband routers use ”″ as the IP address. Check the router manual if none of these is your address.
  3. Press the “Enter” button.
  4. Type “admin” in the Username box and “admin” in the password box if you use a 3Com, Linksys or Microsoft Broadband router. For Netgear routers, use “password” as the password and for D-Link, leave the password box blank. Check the router manual if necessary to find 192.168.l.l default login credentials.
  5. Press the “Enter” button to log in to the router.


  • Many (but not all) routers use as the router address. Check the router owner’s manual for the correct IP address, administrator username and password.

Items you will need

  • Computer with a wired network adapter
  • Ethernet cable (Category 5, 5e or 6)
  • Wireless router
  • Router owner’s manual

ASUS router login guide

Step 1: Connect your ASUS router to a PC / laptop with an RJ45 Ethernet cable. Make sure the RJ45 cable is working.


Step 2: Once the connection is made, open a browser on your computer and type Asus Router Default IP Address.

Step 3: You will be asked for username and password. Enter the details.

Step 4: This will open the router administration page. You can now change or modify the router settings on your own. (Reset Factory Settings of Asus router)

D-Link / TP-Link Router login Configuration

TP-Link routers are the most commonly used routers for home networks since they are very easy to configure and manage. Follow these steps to connect and configure TP-link paths on Windows and Mac PC.

Step 1: Connect the PC and your TP-Link router with an Ethernet cable.

Step 2: In the browser URL bar, type ” ” or ” ” and press Enter.

Step 3: Enter your username and password. (admin-admin or admin-password) If you have not changed it or if it is new, look for it on the Router.

Step 4: Once done. You will see a TP-link welcome page. Now change or modify the settings you want to change.

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