is a default IP address and like other router IP addresses, this one is used for login the router. If you do not know the router IP address then it is not possible to take access the router setting page. This is the only way of communication with the router. Every router has a default IP address. That is the first step for locating the access page of the router. All routers do not use similar default IP address Different routers use different IP address and there is no specific reason to choose the different IP address. This IP address is used by very few router manufacturing companies and TRENDnet is one of those companies. You will not get response if the IP address is not correct.
Remember the default IP address formation. Otherwise, you may face problem at the beginning of the login. You need to use 3 dots in the IP address for separating the numbers and make sure that you did not use alphabet “O” instead of zero (0) and you did not use alphabet I instead of one (1). If you have typed the IP address properly then it should be like Type the correct IP address and hit the enter button. You must see the popup menu will be visible where you need to put the username and password. According to the router, the username and password might be different. If the router is TRENDnet then the username and password must be “admin” in both cases. Put the admin in the both fields and click again enter button. You will see the home page of the router settings. Now you can do whatever you wanted to do with routers setting. You can connect internet, setup security and others. You can change the default username, password and rename the SSID network. This is the most trusted way for securing the connection.
It is necessary to change all default settings and rename the SSID name. You should modify the default setting. Wi-Fi connections need to secure. It is easy to hack. Many hackers use default settings to login the routers and they apply common username and password to take entry to the router. That is why, make a very strong password. You can make a password with numbers and alphabet. To make the password stronger, you can add symbols. However, minimum 11 digits long password are enough strong which is very difficult to crack or hack the password.
If your router IP address which is connected with modem may conflict with other router or extender if the IP addresses become same. That is why, change the IP address of any router. Do not keep the same IP address in the both devices. You must use different IPs and passwords for devices. If you have done everything then you must save all settings. Those settings will be applicable for the next login. You do not keep the note of the password. Better remind the password which must not be common. You can go 19216811ip to learn more about the router settings.