By logging into your router you can access all of its controls as well as all of its features. Here are some really useful functions you will be able to access once you log in.
- Setting Up a new Network: To set up any new network you will need to login to your router and fill the necessary information as DNS, Gateway, and IP addresses. It is pretty easy you just need to know the IP addresses.
- Change WiFi Username and Password: You can change the name of your WiFi connection. You can also change its password as you will be able to access security as well. You can also change your password protection service to a basic one to a modern one.
- Check the Usage: One of the most interesting and useful function is the ability to check the usage of your data or broadband. You can also set a limit on data usage in the settings.
- Check the devices: With this feature, you can know the details of the devices that are connected to the router. You can also check their data usage as well. You can also disable their connection to the data or the router as well. You can set up a blocklist or an exception list for the devices.
These are the basic instructions to login to your Asus router. Simply follow the steps below to login to your Asus router.
Step 1: Connect your device ( Smartphone / PC ) to your router via WiFi or LAN connection.
Step 2: Open your web browser ( e.g Chrome or Firefox ).
Step 3: Now type 192.168.1.1 ( Default IP Address for the Asus router ) in the search bar and hit Enter.
Step 4: Then type the username and password in the fields. [ Default username: admin Default password: admin ]
Congrats you have successfully logged in to your Asus router now you will be able to configure and change your router settings. You will be able to access all of its controls and settings from the menu present in front of you.
How to configure your Asus router
Once you logged in into your router you should be able to change the available settings.
You can set up your router for the first time. You can change the network’s name and password. You can limit the network to a number of devices.
[ Warning: Do not change any of the IP addresses or DNS addresses or you could lose your network connectivity ]
It is advised that you should note down your current settings first.
What if my ASUS router or network stops working after a configuration change
As I have mentioned earlier you should note down your settings and then try to change to new settings. But if you have mistakenly disconnected your network then you should reset your router. It will bring all the factory default settings.
In any case, if you have forgotten your username or password then you will have no other option than hard resetting the router. In order to do that follow the steps below.
Step 1: Check for a small button or hole at the rear or backside of your Asus router. [ That button or hole should be labeled as Reset ]
Step 2: Press the button for about 5 to 10 seconds. Then check if the router is back on factory settings or not.
At the end of the article, I hope all of you have found the information regarding logging into your Asus router.