Changing the LAN IP of a Linksys router to Work with a DSL Modem

Some DSL Internet Service Providers (ISPs) use modems with router capabilities. In many cases, the modem-router has the same IP address with the Linksys router. This results in a conflict between the router and the modem. To resolve this, the local IP address of the router will have to be changed.

This article will guide you in changing the local IP address of the router.

NOTE: This article assumes that you have access to the internet through the modem.

Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.

NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the router’s web-based setup page, click here.

Step 2:
On the router’s web-based setup page, verify that Internet Connection Type is set to DHCP.


Change the value of the 3rd box of IP Address.

NOTE: In this example, the IP address we used is

Step 4:
Click Save Settings.

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Setting-Up WEP, WPA or WPA Wireless Security on a Linksys Wireless Router






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