There are different ways to get an internet connection on your Mac and any other PC. For example, you can use a modem, share a hotspot from a mobile device, or get a network Router. However, using a modem and sharing a hotspot is easy for you, but a Router requires login to the web browser via the assigned IP address. In this article, we will be explaining how to login to Router on Mac.
Mac can connect a wireless router via Wi-Fi or a physical Ethernet cable. However, the most convenient connection is Wi-Fi, but a wired Ethernet connection is more reliable and faster.
Most people want to log in to Route to change Router Security Settings, Update Router Software, or set up Parental Controls.
Why Do I Need To Login To Router?
Using a router requires reliable security. Once you’ve gotten your new router, you’ll need to change the security password to avoid other devices connecting to your router and slowing down your connection.
Furthermore, you’ll need to log in to update router software or set up parental control for kids. So those are the reasons that require you to log in.
Why Won’t My Mac Connect to My Router?
When a Mac doesn’t connect to a router, it’s usually because of configuration issues. Most of the time, it’s sufficient to make the connection and let the Mac configure everything automatically, but that doesn’t always work. So if your Mac won’t connect to your router, the first thing to do is contact your ISP as described above and manually configure your Mac using their information.
How to Login to Router on Mac
Once you have your Mac and your stouter ready, try to locate the assigned IP address for your router before attempting to log in. Most manufacturers make this information available on their website and put a sticker attached to the back of the Router that serves as an instruction manual for users.
- Go to WiFi settings on your Mac to locate the IP address.
- Push the Apple logo button on the top menu bar.
- Select System Preferences in the drop-down menu.
- Then, click on the Network icon.
- Now, choose the network type (WiFi or Ethernet) in the left pane.
- In the right pane, you will find the IP Address of your Router, next to the Router Entry.
- After noting down your IP address, launch a (Safari or Chrome browser) on your Mac.
- Type the Router IP Address in the browser’s address bar after the HTTP://.
- Now, hit the Enter key.
- You’ll see a login screen of your router, type in your username and password.
- Now, you can make any activity you want.
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