Browsing the internet constantly, not rare are the cases in which we are faced with a particular numbering is as: 192.168.254. In the great overwhelming majority of the time we don’t give it much attention and nor do we seek a meaning for it.
What happens is that when we go to make modifications in the settings of our router, we need to seek the meaning of these numbers.
The IP 192.168.254 is much more important than you think, as without it it is impossible to access the settings of the shape WiFi normal or Wireless.
In this article you can find everything you need to know how to access the configuration area of your router, regardless of brand or internet service provider.
What means this number?
The 192.168.254 is a number, called IP, it serves as a kind of address of the router, and has as one of its aims to provide access to the configuration area of this unit.
The number represented here, 192.168.254, is one of the most common to be found in the brazilian internet. However, there are other numbering, which work in similar way and are also considered to be an IP.
It is worth stressing that the IP number must be entered correctly for which the access is allowed, otherwise the page on the internet for the configuration of the shape will not be found.
If you do not know the correct numbering of your IP, see below for how I discovered it.
How do I know that this number is my IP?
The 192.168.254 may not be the IP used by your router, it being necessary to think it in some way. To find out the correct numbering, there are two paths that can be followed:
• Looking at the router:
The simplest way to find the IP by checking a label of information that is in the unit of internet routing and the network.
This sticker should contain information such as the IP or link to the desired changes, as well as the login pattern of the company for the modification of the access.
• Finding by the connected PC
Another way of finding the IP is through a computer or notebook connected to the network. In these cases, you must click with right-click on the connection icon there in the taskbar of Windows.
Choose the option “Network and Sharing Center” and then click on the network that is currently connected to.
In the “Details” you can check more information about the network, and the IP number is is on the side of the nomenclature “IPv4”.
How to access the configuration area?
After you achieved the number of correct IP of your router, open the browser on your computer to access the configuration page of the device.
Give preference for larger applications like Chrome or Mozilla, as these tend to be more compatible with the page that the Microsoft Edge, for example.
Another thing that must be done is the connection of the PC with the router via an internet cable, so this is the main machine on the network.
After you access the page with the correct IP, use the log-in is identified in the router or use the default setting “Admin/Admin”.