Admin is a private IP Address used by many routers as the default gateway address. It is one of the 254 private IP Addresses which are used to access the Admin Panel of the routers. Private IP Addresses are meant for security so that no one can log in to your network and there are no conflicts. is assigned by the router manufacturer to access the Admin Panel of the Router and make certain changes to it. It is the default gateway address of companies like 2Wire, 3Com, etc.

How to login to

To login to the Admin Panel of your Router through, follow these steps. Make sure that your device is connected to the router’s network.

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. In the URL bar, type or
  3. A login page will appear. Enter the default username and password.
  4. You will be now logged in into the Admin Panel and configure the router’s settings.


  • If the browser is unable to access the Admin Panel through then it may be that the default gateway address for the router may be other than due to which it is not accessible.
  • If you don’t know the default login username and password then you can check the manual/box in which router came. Manufacturers mention it there along with the default gateway address.
  • If you had changed the password and have lost it then you can recover it by performing a factory reset on the router which will reset everything to defaults including any changed passwords. To perform a factory reset, press and hold the small hidden button on the back of the router with a needle or toothpick for 10-15 seconds. The router will reboot and everything will reset to defaults.