192.168.1.2 : As a matter of fact, the IP 192.168.1.2 is the default IP address when it comes to home broadband routers and modems. It is the IP address that enables or allows the user to manage the settings and the connectivity of the wireless router. Everyone has different preferences when it comes to internet connection and therefore the user can modify the features once he or she gains access to the administration panel of the router and change the configurations to his or her convenience.
For those who do not know, 192.168.1.2 is a private IPv4 IP address or network address. Therefore, this IP address cannot be used outside the home network. For those purposes, the public IP address of the router has to be used.
How can I access 192.168.1.2?
There is a series of steps that can help you gain access to the IP address 192.168.1.2. It is only by following the steps mentioned below, that you can access the IP address mentioned above. The steps are explained in detail and are as follows:
1. The first step to accessing the IP address is typing in the address or copy-pasting it onto the web browser URL bar or address bar and pressing the enter key. The address to be entered is http://192.168.1.2. As mentioned earlier, it can either be entered manually (typing) or can be copy-pasted.
2. The interface will then re-direct you to the login page. The log in panel will open up and here you have to enter your username and password. You will need to provide your credentials to gain access to the router’s control panel and thereby make changes in the network. The default username and password can be found at the back of the router. There is a list of pre-set passwords and usernames for modems and the models which you can refer to as well. However, there is an entirely different procedure if you have changed your password or lost it.
3. Once you have gained access to 192.168.1.2, you can go to the administrative panel and make changes to the settings according to your preference. You can then connect some of the machines on the private network, to the internet, using the router.
How to find the password?
The default password for 192.168.1.2 is pre-set and it can be easily found if you know where to look for it. There is a list available too. However, if a wrong password has been entered for some reason, then the device has to be reset to factory settings. This can be done by pressing the hidden reset button and keeping it pressed for a particular amount of time (say 15 odd seconds). The modem will be reset and the password can be entered again. This will give you a chance to access the control panel of the router again. 192.168.1.2 is the default IP address of many different routers and models. Any router or local connection can be set accordingly and made to use 192.168.1.2. This prevents different address conflicts as the device uses it only on the network itself.