Assume your Alpha router IP address is 192.168.1.1, and you want to configure your Alpha router settings using the control panel.
Follow simple steps to Login into your Alpha router to access your router control panel using 192.168.1.1 as your router’s IP Address.
Alpha router IP address is the default gateway which we use to connect with the whole digital world using your web browser.
Enter the IP Address into URL of the browser
First, you need to enter your Alpha router IP address into your device browser address bar (URL). If your Alpha router IP address is correct, you will direct toward a login window. And if your Alpha router’s IP address is incorrect, you will get a 404 error or an empty page.
To know your Alpha router’s IP address, enter “ipconfig” command in the command prompt window if you are a window user.
You will get the IP address of your Alpha router as the Default Gateway at the end of the list.
If you are a MAC user, then use netstat command in the utility window to get your Alpha router IP address (Default Gateway Address). You can also check your Alpha router IP address in the system preferences.
And if you are a mobile user, then check your Alpha router’s connected Wi-Fi device advance properties to get your router’s IP Address.
Enter Credentials of your Router
After successfully entering your Alpha routers IP address, you will need to enter your Alpha router credentials (username and password of Alpha router). Enter your Alpha router credentials into the login window. If you enter the right credentials of your Alpha router, you will direct toward the control panel of your Alpha router. But if you enter wrong credentials of your Alpha router, you will get an error.
In this case, open your Alpha router documentation and get your Alpha router’s credentials from there. You can also get your Alpha router credentials (username and password) from google. But in case you have changed your Alpha router credentials, and you forgot them then you will need to reset your Alpha router to its default factory settings. To do this will need to press and hold your Alpha routers small button for 20-30 seconds. After that, your Alpha router will reboot. After successfully reboot you can enter your Alpha router default credentials.
Configure your Router Settings
Next step is to configure your Alpha router settings as you want. You can block a specific type of your Alpha router’s users. You can block some specific sites to not open in you Alphas routers network and much more.
Recommended: Always first note down your Alpha router’s settings before changing them. Because sometimes after changing settings of your Alpha router you stuck. In this case, you will need to reset your Alpha router to its default factory settings. To avoid this issue first note down settings, so that in any problem revert your Alpha router changes.
To secure your Alpha router always change credentials of your Alpha routers to the new one. Also, change your Alpha router default gateway, i.e. 192.168.1.1 to something new so that no one can try to configure your Alpha router settings. If someone does this, then you will have to reset your Alpha router to its default factory settings. And in this case, you will lose all of your Alpha router previous settings.
If you are stuck and not getting any solution of your Alpha routers, then get help from your Alpha router’s manufacturers. You can also put your Alpha router issue in google to get help from experts.
Can I change my Alpha Router IP Address?
Yes, you can change your Alpha router IP address using your router’s control panel. We always recommend changing your Alpha router IP address. Because for example you have more then 200 employees in your company using your Alpha. All of them know that your Alpha router’s default IP address is 192.168.1.1. Any one of them can illegally access your Alpha router’s control panel. In this case he can do what he wants in your Alpha configuration area. To avoid this scenario always change your Alpha router’s IP address to secure you router network from hackers and illegal persons.
Difference Between Public IP Address and Private IP Address?
We cannot assign a public IP address to every device connected to the internet. Every router like Alpha gets a public IP address to communicate with the whole digital world. It is the job of the Alpha router (in you case) to assign private IP address to each of its connected device. Alpharouters get the message from every device connected to it and pass it to the appropriate receiver. Also, Alpha router receive message from the internet and pass it to the appropriate connected device.
What is the Default Gateway?
Default Gateway is the internal IP address of your Alpha wireless router. All the devices that are connected to the Alpha wireless router use internal IP address to communicate with the whole world. It is the Alpha routers gateway responsibility to router the messages to the appropriate places.
What is a proxy?
A proxy is used to hide your Alpha router identity from the world. Someone else send your Alpha router message to the correct place, also someone else give your Alpha router the appropriate message. Alpha router request to proxy and proxy will request to site. Also, proxy will get data from site and provide back to Alpha router. In the way your Alpha router remains hide from the other world. In market there are many proxy providers for your Alpha router i.e. Browsec. In all communication your proxy will know all the information about your Alpha router.