Getting 192.168.1.1 Bad Gateway Error?
If you are seeing an error code 502 while accessing the Netgear router login IP, then the below-mentioned points can be the reason:
IP conflict between router and computer.
You are not connected to the Netgear router.
The internet browser in use is full of cache.
Solutions: Problems Accessing 192.168.1.1 Admin IP
Remove Static IP and Use Automatic IP
To get the Netgear router login IP to a working state, try swapping the static IP with an automatic one in the settings of your computer. To say it simply, the computer was using a manually assigned IP previously which needs to be changed now. Here’s what to do:
- Press and hold Window + R on the keyboard to open the Run function.
- Type ncpa.cpl and press Enter to reach the Network Connections window.
- Right-click on the adapter you are using, and select Properties.
- Hit Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
- Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically) in the General tab.
- Click OK and restart your computer.
Connect Your Computer to Netgear Router
If you have connected your computer to the WiFi network for login using 192.168.1.1 admin IP, be sure that the selected network belongs to your Netgear router. If it is not, then follow these steps to connect your computer to the router’s WiFi:
Network and Internet Settings > Netgear Router WiFi Name > Enter the WiFi Password > Connect.
You can locate the WiFi name and password of your Netgear router on its label or in the user manual. However, you also have the option of connecting the router and computer directly using an Ethernet cable. Here’s how:
Connect the LAN port 1 of the router to the computer’s Ethernet port.
Delete the Browser’s Cache
You also need to delete the cache stored in the web browser to achieve success while logging in to the router using the default IP address. If it is not done, the browser will keep loading the cached router login window. The steps given below will help you erase cache on Google Chrome:
- Click Kebab icon on Google Chrome and select More Tools.
- Now, click Clear Browsing Data.
- Choose the time frame for which you want to delete the cache.
- Click Clear Data.
After following the solutions given above, you will be able to access the Netgear router login IP. But do you know how? Well, there are chances that your lack of knowledge about the process is stopping you from accessing the router’s IP. Refer to the next section and learn how to access the Netgear IP.
How to Access Netgear Router Login IP?
- Connect your WiFi router to the modem using a LAN cable.
- Switch on the router followed by the modem.
- Connect the computer to the Netgear router WiFi.
- Open a web browser on your computer.
- Into the address bar, type 192.168.1.1 and press Enter.
- The router’s administrative page will show up.
This is how one can access the IP address of the Netgear router. On the administrative page, you will be asked to enter the login password and username. Type admin into the User Name field and password into the Password field if you have never changed the password of your router. Else, go with the customized values and click Log In to complete the router login process.
Solution: 192.168.1.1 Took Too Long to Respond
The default IP of the Netgear router may take longer than usual to respond if the cable connections are not appropriate. Therefore, have a nudge on the cables and see if everything is perfect. Here’s what you must check:
- The cables should be connected to the correct ports of your devices.
- No cable must be damaged.
- The connections should be stable and secure.
Upgrade the Browser
If you are still experiencing delays accessing the 192.168.1.1 admin IP of your router, then an outdated version of the browser can also be the reason. So, it is advised to update the browser as soon as possible. Click the links given below to update the one you are using:
2. Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-in/HT204416
After following the tips given above, you will be able to access the Netgear router default IP and change the home network settings.