One of the less popular IP addresses used as default IP for routers is certainly 192.168.1.254. If you own 2Wire, Netopia or some of the router brands mentioned below, most probably your default IP is this one. However, this can be easily checked via the Command Prompt. Here is how.
Router brands using 192.168.1.254 IP address
The login procedure when we want to access the router admin panel is the same in most cases. You type the default IP address in the browser and when the login window appears you enter the username and password. Generally, these two are default ones as well so in the next few paragraphs we are going to give you the router brands which use 192.168.1.254 as a default IP along with their default usernames and passwords.
However, there is one thing you have to keep in mind. Many users type 192.168.l.254, which is a mistake. As any other IP address, this one is also made of numbers only. This means that you have to take care and type it properly
Please note that your PC has to be part of the network or physically connected to the router with an Ethernet cable in order for the login window to appear.
Although the default IP for 2Wire routers is 192.168.1.254, their settings can be also accessed via the address “gateway.2Wire.net” address.
When the login window appears the following login details will give you access to your router settings. However, if they fail you can contact your ISP for support or try to reset your router to default settings.
Password 1: admin
Password 2: wireless
Billion routers are still present on the market. With the help of the following login credentials you will be able to easily configure your router.
Netopia routers have added a higher level of security by making the password for their newer models the same as the router’s serial number. The older models of its routers use 192.168.1.254 while the newer ones use 192.168.1.1 as a default IP.
If you have an older router try:
Password: 1234 or admin.
For newer models the router password is the 6-digit serial number of the router.
Tehnicolor routers, formerly known as Thomson, are generally shipped without a default username and password, so it is enough to use 192.168.1.254 to access the router settings. Eventually you may be asked to enter your login credentials. In this case you can use:
Password 1: connect2th
Password 2: the router’s serial number
Password 3: blank
Once you have successfully logged into your router, it is recommended to change your router default login details. Taking care of the security of your router or home network is something you should always keep in mind.