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Accessing the Linksys Wireless-G VPN Router’s Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE:  For information on how to change your router's password, click here.

All Linksys routers have built-in web-based setup pages that allow the user to customize settings and set up advanced properties.

NOTE:  Before accessing the router’s web-based setup page, make sure the router is powered on and the computer is wired to one of the Ethernet ports on the router (1, 2, 3 or 4 ).

Accessing the Router’s Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE:  To learn how to reset your device to factory default, click here.

Step 1:
Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

Step 2:
Go to the Address bar and enter your router’s IP Address (“192.168.1.1” is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter]

NOTE:  If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router’s IP address in the Address bar instead.

The router’s IP address can be changed by:

  • Running the router’s setup CD.
  • Changing it on the router’s web-based setup page.

If you forgot the router’s IP address you can:

  • Check the router’s IP address.
  • Press the Reset button at the back of the router for 30 seconds.

NOTE:  This procedure will reset your router to factory defaults.  Any settings on the router will be erased.  The router’s IP address will be “192.168.1.1” and the username and password will be “admin” after resetting.

Step 3:
A new window will prompt for a User name and Password, type “admin” (this is the default user name and password), then click OK.

NOTE:  If the user name and password of the router has been changed, type the router’s new user name and password on both fields instead.  In case the router login is forgotten, you will to reset the router.

NOTE:  This procedure will reset your router to factory defaults.  Any settings on the router will be erased.  The router’s IP address will be “192.168.1.1” and the username and password will be “admin” after resetting.  To reconfigure the router, refer to the links below:

  • To configure the router with DSL ISP, click here.
  • To configure the router with Cable ISP, click here.

If the computer is having problems accessing the router's web based setup page, make sure the computer is connected properly to the router.

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