To connect to your Home Router as an administrator, you must know the administrative user's password and username.
Follow the steps below to connect to Home Router as an administrator:
Note: These steps work for nearly any router and modem, and can be accomplished through any modern web browser, on both desktop and mobile devices.
Routers are sent with default usernames and passwords usually the word admin but might be different for your router.
Note: Some routers are not accessed in the way described above, for example, Google Wifi, requires different (usually easier) steps, such as using a mobile app.
While trying the username and password on the router, the browser shows an error message, might be your computer is not connected to the correct router. Or, the username and password combination might be not correct.
If you're sure that you enter the correct IP address to access the router, try the following process:
Note: This restores the router to its default condition with the IP address, username, and password that it was shipped with.
Establishing a router for the first time is best to use a wired connection so that the connection isn't dropped if the security or wireless settings are changed in the process.
While you access a router over Wi-Fi, keep the computer near to the router, in the same room if necessary, to avoid connection drops due to interference or weak wireless signals.