🔐172.16.0.1 - Admin Login
172.16.0.1 admin interface
To access your router admin interface, type
http://172.16.0.1 into the browser's url field
and press enter.
You can also click the following button to open the interface
IP address detector
Detecting your router IP address...
- Router IP:
- Local IP:
If this IP is not correct we recommend that you try the whatsmyrouterip.com tool that has more advanced ways of finding your IP address.
a) Check with whatsmyrouterip.com
The whatsmyrouterip.com tool has more advanced ways of finding your IP address and might be able to figure it out.
b) Allow microphone access temporarily
By temporarliy allowing microphone access, our tool will be able to find the router's IP address.
The microphone access will be closed almost instantly, and you can always manage what sites has
access to your microphone by typing
chrome://settings/content/microphone in the address
Default login details for 172.16.0.1
The most common combinations of username/password
Login instructions for 172.16.0.1
- Make sure you are connected to the network of your modem/router.
- Open http://172.16.0.1 in your web browser.
- Enter the username and password for your router, if you don't know them you can try the above common defaults, otherwise check from the Password lookup page.
http://172.16.0.1 returns a "site cannot be reached" page or other error
This can mean several things, please see the troubleshooting section below
Problems connecting to 172.16.0.1
If you have trouble connecting to your router/modem at 172.16.0.1 you can check the following
Make sure you are connected to the network
Make sure youre device is connected to the router, either by ethernet cable or over WiFi.
Check that your router is running
Ensure that the router is plugged in and turned on, lights should be lit or blinking depending on your make and model.
Make sure your router's ip address is actually 172.16.0.1
If your router's IP is something other than 172.16.0.1 you wont be able to reach it there. Check our router detector at the top of the page, or go to whatsmyrouterip.com to see what their tool says.
Make sure you have spelled the IP correctly and not e.g. 172.16.0.l or 172.16.O.1
IP addresses will only contain numbers
1-9 and periods
It is quite common that people misread 0 for O and 1 for I or l when they type the address.
What is the 172.16.0.1 address?
The IP address 172.16.0.1 belongs to an address range that has been reserved for private networks. Every device that connects to your home network will get a similar address, with the last digit differing.
The devices connected to your home network will then use your router and the 172.16.0.1 as the default gateway to access the internet, and your router will handle everything to tie together your public IP address to your home network.
The IP address ranges that are reserved for private networks are the following
192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255
172.16.0.0 - 172.31.255.255
10.0.0.0 - 10.255.255.255
Most commonly used is the
192.*-range, sometimes the
10.*-range, and not so
If you want to learn more about IP addresses check out our article
What Is an IP Address and Why Is It Important?
172.16.0.1 is common with Top Global & Bellnet routers
Out of all the IP adresses possible in the private network range, 172.16.0.1 has been chosen by 2 manufacturer as the most common IP address. This makes it easy for both professionals and common people to remember the address when needing to work with routers, it is as simple as typing 172.16.0.1 into the address bar of the browser.
Among the bigger manufacturers to use 172.16.0.1 as the default IP address are: Top Global and Bellnet. You should note however that certain models might still use different addresses than the common ones, so it is always wies to check the manual as well.