What is 192.168.1.1 ?
192.168.1.1 is the Default IP address of almost all the models of Linksys and some other routers.
Each and every device in your network has it’s own unique IP address. Suppose you are at home. You have 4 – 5 computer ( desktops and laptops) and printer , and other networking devices. Now in order to work in the network, all these devices need and address so that they can talk to each other and also go on line.
Router is device which will assign IP addresses to all the devices in the network. So that means all your computers and devices are getting IP address from the Router. This is very important device in your network.
If you have modem, then you can go on line on only one computer. Because modem can provide only one IP address. But if you want to go on line on more than one computer at a time then you will need a router.
This router also uses IP address. Generally For Linksys router the IP address is 192.168.1.1.
It is not necessary that all the routers should have the same IP address of 192.168.1.1. It depends on the manufacturer . Some of Linksys Voice over router uses IP address 192.168.15.1. Basically, it depends on the manufacturer.
If you want to open the set up page then you can open the Internet browser and type the number 192.168.1.1. and see if it ask you for the user name and password. This will be the user name and password to access the router set up. Every router has user name and password. So if you want to access the Linksys settings page then type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the Internet browser and hit go.
If you are not able to open the set up page using 192.168.1.1, then check the IP address on the computer. The IP address of your router might be different.
The set up page of the router is the page where you can check or change the settings . If you want to check the wireless settings of the network then you can open the set up page and check the settings. If you want to change the network name or password then you can open the set up page and change it.
In short, 192.168.1.1 is a private IP address and generally it is the default IP address of almost all the models of Linksys router. Easy setup guide is designed to work with Linksys , Netgear , D Link wireless router and all other brands of routers.