This Step By Step Tutorial Explains How to Find Out the Default Username and Password of a Router:
In the previous tutorial, we explored how to get the default router IP addresses to login into the router of the distinctive maker and got the list of IP addresses of them.
Now we need a username and password to login into the router to get access to the router through a web interface or remotely for performing further configuration and installation of applications into the router.
In this tutorial, we will explore the method and process of getting the username and password of different routers for access and login into them.
What You Will Learn:
How To Find Default Router Username And Password?
#1) The default username and password can be obtained from the router manual which comes with the router when you first purchase and install it.
#2) Generally, for most of the routers, the default username and password is “admin” and “admin”. However, these credentials may vary depending upon the maker of the router.
#3) If you have misplaced the manual, then one can discover the default credentials from the router hardware itself as they will be written on the side of every router.
#4) While using the router, we can change the credentials at any time to prevent
unauthorized access to the network. This can be done by resetting the router and entering a new password according to our choice.
#5) To reset the router, hold the reset button for few seconds and the router will get rebooted to its default factory settings. Later, we can change the default settings and set the username and password of our choice.
Given below is an example of the hardware details of the router which displays the login details with the default username and password.
Hardware Details Of A Router
Click here for the website from which you can find the default credentials of any router by just mentioning the router name in the available dropdown menu.
Below is the snapshot of the same:
Default Router Username And Password List
Though we can get the default username and password from the internet link mentioned above, still we have mentioned the details of some of the popular router in the table below.
Some of the popular and big manufacturers of the routers like HP, Compaq, Cisco, etc. have various models of the routers in the market and they use different IPs with different usernames and passwords for each of the models and that is not mentioned in the list below. However, it can be retrieved from the website mentioned above.
|Router Brand||Default IP Address||Default Username||Default Password|
In this tutorial, we have explored various ways of finding the default username and password of a distinctive router with the help of snapshots and internet links.
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