Find Router IP Address

The IP addresses that are frequently used to reach the admin panel of the router or modem are,, However, different IP addresses are also available. So you can use this article to find the default gateway allocated for your device.


If you are a Windows user, then the procedure is easy for you. Within a minute you will be able to find out the Router IP Address. To find the Router IP Address on Windows, follow these easy steps given:

  1. Open the Command Prompt either from the search bar by typing “cmd” or from the Start Menu > Windows System > Command Prompt.
  2. Once Command Prompt opens up, type ipconfig and press Enter.
  3. Different results will be displayed on the Command Prompt Windows. The address next to the Default Gateway will be your Router IP Address.


The procedure for finding the default Router IP Address is a bit complex than Windows, although it isn’t very difficult. Follow these steps to find out the Router IP Address on macOS.

  1. Go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Network (icon).
  2. Choose the connection to which you’re currently connected to.
  3. Click on Advanced button.
  4. Now, click on TCP/IP tab and you will be able to see the Router IP Address.

Alternatively, you can also use the Terminal app to find out the Router IP Address.

  1. Open the Terminal app from the Utilities.
  2. In the terminal window, type netstat–nr | grep default.
  3. Results will show up and you can find your Router IP Address next to Gateway option.


For Android devices, you can use a third-party app to find out the default Router IP Address. However, for higher versions of Android, (7.0 and up), you can find out the IP Address directly from your device. To do that,

  1. Go to Settings > Wireless & Networks > Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap on the Configure button.
  3. Your Router IP Address will be shown next to the IP address label.


For iOS devices, follow these steps to find out the Router IP Address.

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Select the network that you’re currently connected to.
  3. Click on Static tab.
  4. You can find your router’s IP Address there.


To find the IP Address on Linux, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Applications > System Tools > Terminal.
  2. Once the Terminal window opens up, type ipconfig.
  3. You can find your Router IP Address next to the default gateway address from the results.

Recover Username and Password

If you forgot the admin panel username and/or password of your router or modem, you can easily find it by following the steps below.

Default Username and Password

Using the default username and password is the simplest solution. If you have not changed the password of your device before, you can use this method. You can find your user name and password on the sticker in the box of your device or in the user manual.

If your device does not have a label on it or on its box, you can browse our list of default usernames and passwords.

Perform a Factory Reset

If you have changed your password before, you will receive an error message when you try to log in with the default username and password. In such a case, the only thing you can do other than remember the password is to reset the device. Resetting will reset the entire configuration of your router or modem to factory settings. After that you can log in with the default username and password.

Reset Router

  1. To reset your device, you must use an object such as a needle or toothpick.
  2. Press and hold the “Reset” button on the back or side of the device for 3-5 seconds with a needle. This time may vary from device to device. Therefore, you can look at the lights to see if the device has been reset. Release the reset button when the lights start flashing.
  3. After waiting for about 30 seconds, your device will be completely reset.
  4. You can now log in with the default login.