You may not know but there is a control panel of your WIFI router known as the Cisco Router web interface. it is the place in your router where all the settings are stored and changed. You have to log in to your cisco router if you need to make any changes.
How to Login to Cisco Router
Acquiring access to the cisco web interface is quite easy and a child’s play. You should have the following three things to do so:
- Cisco router.
- Entry to the network, through LAN-cable or through WIFI.
- A working web browser, which you might be using right now.
Follow the steps mentioned below in order to configure and diagnose your cisco router’s interface by connecting to it:
1. Make sure you are connected to your cisco router
To begin any configuration or make any changes, first, you have to connect to the cisco router’s network so that you are able to reach its setup pages. Therefore, the initial step will be connecting to the network using WIFI or Ethernet cable, whichever is easier and comfortable.
2. Open your web browser and navigate to 192.168.1.1
Open the web browser you use and type the router’s IP address in the browser’s address bar. 192.168.1.1 is the most common IP address for the Cisco routers. You can also search and go for the default cisco IP address list for the specific model you are using.
3. Enter the username and password for your cisco router
When the next window appears, type your username and password in the respective fields and press enter/sign in.
If you are not aware of the username and password, you can confirm it by going at default Cisco credentials to check for the default ones and the process to reset them.
Most probably. These credentials are also printed on the label, placed behind the router.
That’s all! Now you will be able to configure anything you wish on the device.
How to configure your cisco router
After logging in to the cisco admin interface, you can change any settings you wish and are available.
Tip- you can also write down the existing settings before changing anything just in case you want to revert them.
What if my cisco router or network stops working after a configuration change?
While making changes, sometimes some changes may and can break your Cisco home network. If that’s the case, don’t worry, you can always revert the setting back by following the generic 30 30 30 hard reset trick.
This is the last option, if you still have an entry in cisco router’s interface, you can log in and try to revert the settings first(assuming you followed the top above of writing down the previous settings)
Well, that’s it, guys! That is all you need to know and follow if you want to make some changes in the settings of the Cisco routers. These steps are simple and uncomplicated to follow. I hope they were helpful.