Cisco systems is one the biggest networking equipment manufacturer. The probability that you have one of Cisco’s routers in your home is not low. Based on California, Cisco routers are among the most popular and are used all over the world.
The probability you want to change one of your wifi settings, let’s say, the wifi channel or password, set up a new cool new name for the wifi network or even one of the advanced options you have access through the configuration panel of your Cisco router, it is also not low.
To perform these changes you need to login to your Cisco’s router. We are going to teach you how to do that right at this moment.
How to login to Cisco’s router
Cisco’s routers are among the most used around the world. If you need to login in one of them, just follow the 4 basic steps below and the job will be done. It will take no more than 10 minutes.
- Connect your PC or notebook to your Cisco’s router with an ethernet cable. You can also connect directly through wifi, but the recommendation is to use a wired connection that will not break in case you change one of the wifi settings.
- Open an internet browser and type the default IP address of your Cisco’s router. Common addresses for Cisco routers are:
- After typing the correct address you will see the login page. Just enter your router’s credentials. If you changed the password and don’t know it anymore, it will be necessary to reset the router to its default factory settings, and then use the default username and password. Check out the next session for more details on this.
- After entering the correct username and password, you will have access to the configuration panel of your router. Now you can perform the changes you have in mind.
Problems with login on Cisco’s router
Problems with password and username are solved by resetting the router to its original default configuration. To do this, hold the reset button (usually situated along the serial number stick) for more than 10 seconds. After this quick procedure the default settings you will be able to login with the default username and password.
But what is the default password? What is the default username of my Cisco router’s model? The answer is on the table below.
Table 1: Login Credentials for CIsco routers
Now you have everything you need to login to your Cisco router. The default IP address, the default passwords and usernames and the procedure for restoring the original factory settings (in case you don’t know your router’s password). If you want to learn to login in other routers or want to know the default information of other brands, check out this page.
Enjoy yourself with your Cisco router’s configuration panel!