wireless network setting and connection wizard

IP address is the address of some home-use broadband router, it’s mainly the default value of a variety of D-Link and Netgear routers. And you can change it by using the router management console at any time. is a private IPv4 network address. Home-use routers can be configured to use this address as their default gateway, which also means router login address. In the router, you can access its management console through a web browser at If routers or any computer of any brand on the local network get some problems, you can login to this address or similar private IPv4 address(eg,, or to solve it. It is suggested that only one piece of equipment is allowed to use in the local network in order to avoid address conflicts.

Why can’t I get access to

Do you want to get access to your router? If yes, please identify whether your computer’s gateway is The step is open CMD and type: ipconfig/all, or use this command: ping -t. If the gateway address is and it still can’t display the login window, perhaps it’s because the network port is not specified or there is a firewall.

The ping command is a commonly used DOS command and it is used to detect whether the network is connected and the network speed is fast or not.

While in wireless router setup process we often use the ping command. If your router address is, click ‘Run’ (or use the key combination win + r) and enter CMD and then hit OK. Then enter ping, if the result returns timeout, it illustrates the network is disconnected or losing packages, it also means your computer can not connect to the router.

Here may be the reasons:

  1. The router IP address is not, or you’ve mistaken it with 192.168.o.1. Try to find Router’s Default IP addresses at this page.
  2. The router has been shut down, and unable to be connected.
  3. ICMP packet filtering is set up in the router (like firewall settings).

If you can receive some bytes, it means your network is connected, and you may be able to connect to a wireless router, the step is to enter in your browser to try.

Wireless router has become increasingly popular, most people using laptop or cell phone hopes to connect to the Internet directly using WIFI, it’s more convenient and saving network traffic. However, many new to wireless routers do not know how to use a wireless router. Although there are manual books, but they are too brief instructions and really need to spend some time to get understood of how to use a wireless router.

Below we share with you how to set up a wireless router with an example of the most common TP Link wireless router.

1, Wireless Router parameter settings
Use a network cable to connect computer with the wireless router, of course, it can also be directly connected using wireless search, but for a newbie I recommend to use your network cable to connect to it directly. Once connected, open a browser, enter in the address bar to enter the wireless router’s setup screen, the default login user name and password are usually ‘admin’, you can refer to the instructions in manual(the simplest way is to take a look at the shell of your router, there’s always an instruction), or you can visit Default Router Username and Password List here.

After successful logged into the interface, the Setup Wizard will automatically pop up by default. Select Setup Wizard, then a window of instructions will pop up, you can set the basic parameters of the router through the wizard, or you can just click ‘Next’. Then you can set up your router step by step using the Setup Wizard. Select internet way, usually ADSL users will choose the first PPPoE, if you are using a different network service providers, select the following two according to the actual situation, if you do not know how to choose, choose the automatic option to facilitate the novice to operate, after finished selecting, click Next. Enter your account and password you get from your network service provider, after your finish this, click Next.

2, After the setup is complete, restart wireless router
Next is the wireless settings. Set the SSID name, which by default is your router model, this is  the device name when you are search the network, you can change it according to your own preferences and easy to recognize. The rest part can be based on the system default setting options, there’s no need to change, but in the network security settings you must set a password to prevent network rubbing. After setting, click Next. At this point, you’ve done the wireless router settings. Reboot the router and then you can connect it to the Internet with wireless access.

In general, as long as familiar with the steps described above, you have learned how to use a wireless router. At this point, wireless router settings have been completed, the next thing to do of course is to open your wireless device, search WIFI wireless signal and your computer can be directly connected to the Internet.

3, Search wireless signals to connect to the Internet
This step is about some brief wireless search process. Enable your wireless card, search WIFI signal, find your wireless router SSID name, double-click to connect. It will display ‘Getting WIFI information to connect to a wireless router’, then enter the password you set before. It then displays connecting, after waiting for a while, you are connected to the Internet.

What to do if I don’t know password?

A case list below will tell you the solution, it is very simple, just reset the router on the line. password reset:
Usually if we encounter password failure, the first step is have to reset the router settings. Use a toothpick or a needle against the hole on the back of the router, unplug the power of your router at the same time, then connect the network cable connected to the external network to WLAN port on the router, connect your computer to the LAN port on top of the router. router settings:
After the preparation work, we now enter ‘’ (each router has its original IP and they are not same according to above instructions) on your computer’s browser. Then press enter, enter the user name and password, the initial user name is usually admin, initial password is usually admin too(different routers are not the same), then click login, click Next, and now have all the router’s settings completed, and the rest is to restart the router.

Router’s Default Username and Password List