Admin wireless setting for router is very vital and until users’ setup the settings, they cannot use internet or Wi-F. Wi-Fi users need some data for login to the router control section and setup necessary settings. Users need to use a computer and a browser for login to the router and configuration the settings. If they want to configure the router for Wi-Fi, then they need to log in the device. The IP address is used for verities of reasons. Mainly the IP address is necessary for login to the router, username and password are also necessary with the IP address for login to the router. The IP address 192.168.1.1 is a Private IP address and this is used in the Linksys router. Different networking devices use different private IP address. However, the public IP address is used in the website. The IP address 192.168.1.1 is a default IP address for the Linksys routers. If this is the new device, then the default IP address should be same but if the device is not new then the IP address can be different. Press reset button to reset all of the settings.
For setup anything in the router, you need to log in to the router and use the IP address 192.168.1.1 on the browser adders field and click on the Go button from the browser. Now the login screen page will appear and there you need to use default username and password. You will get those login detail in the router box. Check the router backside to know the IP address, username and password. You may get those detail on a paper sheet.
If you want to secure the router, then you need to change the default username and password. If you use the default username and password in the device, then it is very easy to login the router by anyone. That is why, it is necessary to change the default login detail. If you change the default username and password, then no one can access your router from your home or office. Now your router is enough secured. If you want to remove the settings, then you can press reset button.
The default IP address is 192.168.1.1 but if you cannot login with this IP address, then you should reset the device. If you have bought the used router, then IP address may have changed manually. Press the reset button from the device and reset all setting instant. Now log in to the router with the default IP address, username and password. After login to the router by the default settings, you need to setup everything what are necessary thing. You should start the setting from the beginning. You can change the IP address 192.168.1.1 to another IP address from your router control center. You have to find the IP address 192.168.1.1 from the setting page or the router control area. When you want to change the IP address, then you have to think of the IP class. You can put any number from 0 to 255 from the behind of the IP address. You can put any number instead of X of 192.168.x.x. After changing the IP address, you have to save it.
Now setup internet is very easy in the router. You have to use your ISP information for setup the internet connection. Your ISP must give all necessary data for setup internet. If you want to setup internet of dial up connection, then you have to use username and password in the router of dial up. It is better if you use Wizard tool for quick setup of internet connection in the router. Advanced users can setup internet connection manually.
There are different types of settings available in the router control center for Wi-Fi security. Changing the default SSID network name is the main thing and this is mainly used to identify the network connection. For security of the Wi-Fi, you should give a unique name of the SSID network name. You should not use family members name as the SSID network name. So, the people cannot identify your Wi-Fi connection until you disclose it and the connection remains safe. You should hide the SSID network name if your router supports that. By hiding the SSID network name, you will get more security. Read the router manual to know the detail process of hiding the SSID network name.
Encrypted security is not new thing and developer always update the feature for better security. Encrypted security is WPA2 and PSK. Those are running most in all of the devices now a day. You should enable WPA2 and PSK for the Wi-Fi security. You should use updated encrypted security always. You need to apply a hard password for WPA2 and PSK encrypted security for make the Wi-Fi safer. Read manual of the router to know more about the security if you want to understand all features of encrypted security.
For Wi-Fi connection, you should use hard password. You need to use critical password for Wi-Fi connection safer. The hard password for Wi-Fi is very important. Otherwise, Wi-Fi connection will be hacked. You can use tool for creating password. You can create a difficult password for the Wi-Fi connection. You can create the password by yourself with letters, numbers and symbols combination. For building hard password, you need to use upper and small case letters in the password. The password will be 11 digits long at least.
Mac filtering is very important option for filtering the MAC ID for the router. With this feature, you can build a safe list of devices which are allowed to use Wi-Fi connection. You can add and remove MAC ID anytime from the list. You should update the firmware for making the secure connection and the device.
You should check all of the settings from below:
The IP address is configured improperly.
The Incorrect IP address is used on the browser or wrong settings are setup.
The router may not reply for the damaged connection with the modem
The wrong proxy is installed in the browser. Now reconfigure the proxy properly.
Check multiple networking connections are used with the router or not
The wrong or faulty formed IP address is used like 192.168.I.I instead of 192.168.1.1.
The IP address is used as link www.192.168.1.1
Read the manual to know about the Wi-Fi and router settings. You can contact manufacturer site to know about the settings or you can ask for the help from the router manufacturer. This is very fast and easy process to know everything about the routers and Wi-Fi setting.