192.168.l.254 Admin Access

If you ever visit a web address on your browser then you have at one point or the other used 192.168.l.254 IP address. To access any website you need an IP address that will serve as a default gateway between you [the user] and the internet.

The IP address could be public or private. While there are different IP addresses for both public and private, 192.168.l.254 is a default or preset IP address that serves are a gateway between you, as the admin and the server.

So, before you can connect to the internet as the admin you first need to connect to your server and the means to connect to your server is via the default gateway IP address, 192.168.l.254.

192.168.l.254 is the default IP address of most routers such as AT&T, Telmex, Netgear, Frontier, Belkin, Spectrum, Xfinity, and UVerse among others.

If you have any of the routers above you probably interacted with the AT&T IP address.

What is 192.168.l.254 is the default IP address for a majority of routers except for a few like the T-Link. The IP address always contains 4 sets of numbers ranging between 0 and 255. This is because each device that is connected to the internet is programmed to have a unique address with the address separated by a dot.

The IP address combination is divided into a section. So, if you under the divides you can identify what the network ID and device ID are all about.

For example, the IP address contains both the network ID and the [connected] device ID. To be exact, 192 in the IP address stands for the Network ID [router] while 168.1.254 represents the device ID. Default Logins

Below are some of the default loins and the percentage level.

  • IP Address:                                                        47.9%
  • Username:                                           admin
  • Password:                                            admin
  • IP Address:                                                        12%
  • Username:                                           admin
  • Password:                                            Random generate
  • IP Address:                                                        8%
  • Username:                                           admin
  • Password:                                            –
  • IP Address:                                                        6.1%
  • Username:                                           –
  • Password:                                            admin
  • IP Address:                                                        4.99%
  • Username:                                           admin
  • Password:                                            airlive

192.168.l.254 Login

Even a novice can log in to the default IP address. So, below, we will analyse the steps to log in.

  • Open your browser and type
  • If a blank screen appears and says “This site can’t be reached, took too long to respond.
  • Add “https” to the IP address as
  • Type your username and password. In most cases, the IP default username and password are “admin” and “admin.”192.168.l.254
  • With this, you will be able to log in to your admin dashboard.
  • However, some router manufacturers such as D-Link don’t do this. If you are using the type of router, you need to refer to the user’s guide to learn more about how you can log in. Login Error

If you get an error message after you typed in your router’s default address on your browser and entered the correct admin username and password and still ended up with an error message then it could be that:

  1. Your router’s default IP address is not You can check your router’s manual to check out the default gateway IP address.
  2. What if your admin password is not correct? You need to check whether you typed in the correct password. Your admin password is case-sensitive. If the password hasn’t been changed, check the user manual to see the default password and use it accordingly.
  3. If you can confirm that you are using the default gateway IP address and the correct username and password but keep getting error messages then it’s advisable to reboot the router and unplug it to cold boot. Wait for about 5 minutes before you start the router again.
  4. Check through the router’s firewall settings and disable it. If you can log in after disabling the firewall, then, you shouldn’t turn on the firewall as it’s what is responsible for the login error message.
  5. Alas, if you still can’t find your way around it you should try factory reset. While resetting the router to the default will erase all your presets it’ll also help you restore the router and remove all functions causing the router not to work as expected.

Change Wireless Network Name (SSID)

If you can successfully log in to your 192.168.l.254 admin dashboard you may want to change the default router’s name to a personalized name. While the process to change the wireless network name varies depending on your manufacturer we will consider how you can change the following routers’ manufacturer’s wireless network name.

  • T-Link
  • D-Link
  • NetGear


To change your T-Link network name be surreal to follow the steps below.

  • Login to the router’s web-based utility.
  • Select “Wireless.”
  • Choose “Wireless Settings”
  • Type your “New name in Wireless Network Name.”
  • Select “Save.”


With the steps below you can change the D-Link router’s network name.

  • Open the web portal
  • Select “Settings
  • Tap “Wireless
  • Type the new “SSID” name in the “Wi-Fi” name,
  • Click on “Save.”


The steps below can help you change your SSID name for your NetGear.

  •  Log on to the router genie interface
  • Select “BASIC
  • Click on “Wireless
  • Type the “SSID” name on the “Wireless” name.
  • Tap “Apply.”

Routers’ Default IP Addresses

Here is the list of default IP addresses for broadband or modem in the technology world.

Default Username and Password

For new broadband, changing the default password and username before you start using it is advisable so that the entire community or hackers will not have simple access to your private network and change the admin right.

outer ModelUsernamePassword
Aztech“admin”, “user”, or blank“admin”, “user”, or blank
Billion“admin” or “admin”“admin” or “password”
Motorola“admin” or blank “password”, “Motorola”, “admin”, “router”, or blank
Netopia “admin” “1234”, “admin”,  “password” or blank
SparkLAN  blank blank
Thomson  blank “admin” or “password”
Westell “admin” or blank “password”, “admin”, or blank
Netgear“admin” “Password”
Arris“admin” “Password”

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