192.168.8.1 Is a Default IP Address that is used by companies. This Default IP Address can be used for accessing the admin console of the router. By using this IP address or default gateway the users will be able to link their devices with the internet.
Obtain Router's IP Address
Although you may know the IP address of the router, it's always nice to verify. If you've fail to recall it, you won't be capable of accessing your router's configuration. With the below steps you can find the address of your router:
- You can use the command ipconfig for checking the IP address of your router if you own a Windows PC. The mentioned IP address next to the default gateway belongs to the router.
- To know your router's IP address you may even go to the Network & Sharing Center & press on the "Connections" key in your PC. Under the IPv4 Default gateway column IP address will be listed.
- If you have a Mac system, you may verify your router's IP address in the utilities window by use of the netstat command. You may even go to System preferences & verify the IP address.
- For checking the IP address of your router via your cell phone, you have to verify the advanced properties of your fixed WiFi device.
THE USERNAME AND PASSWORD
If you're logging in for the first time, you might not know the login details for your router. Most routers come with a default password and username to make it easier to log in initially. They include;
If there doesn't get you access, check your router's base to get the details or check online. The default details are not secure, so changing them to a more secured one is advisable. If you forget your new login details, reset the router, returning it to factory settings.