IP address 192.168.0.1 is the most used IP address after 192.168.1.1. D-Link and Netgear are the router manufacturers who use this IP address predominantly. The use of this IP address is to enter the configuration page and do further settings. IP address 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.1.1 are the same type of default address but used by different router brands.
When you need to enter the configuration page and do some settings in your router then you should use this address. By typing http://192.168.0.1 in your web browser you will able to reach the configuration page of your router. Also, you need to put username and password according to your router brand. Generally, Netgear have the username as admin and password as password and D- Link has both username and password as admin.
It’s highly recommended to modify the password to make your network secure and to protect the outsiders to establish a connection with your network and modify the settings.
An IP address (Internet Protocol address) means a numeric code that recognizes a unit within the network. For instance, your device such as a laptop, mobile, tablet as well as website.
Indeed, every website is connected with an IP address which uniquely locates in the world of internet. So, there lands two data to your modem when you enter the Google address on your computer.
- The IP address of the individuals who requested to see the website. (Your Computer)
- The website you need to visit (Google).
Public and Private IP address
These are the two types of IP address.
Opposite to the private IP address, public IP address is made to access over the internet. The public IP address is the unique IP address allocated to a computing device. The public IP address is always unique and visible to everybody who has set up a connection to the internet. (https://www.iplocation.net/public-vs-private-ip-address)
The strength of the private IP address is it can be entered from home pc only and it is not made to use on the internet. Getting access from the outer network is not possible. Private IP address specialty is different networks can use this address but in the same network there can’t be two IP.
Private addresses are used within local lanes and are not propagated to the internet; in this way, all the PCs you have at home can have their own IP without having to use public IP that is scarce (and therefore paid). ]
There is a lot of private IP address but 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.1.1 are the most used to modify the router.
Be careful: Always type 192.168.0.1 which is correct. But if you type “o” instead of “0” then it will become 192.168.o.1 and which will never work and bring you in trouble.