http://172.16.5.201 Private Use IP WIFI

IPv4: 172.16.5.201 is Private Use IP.

172.16.5.201 is an intranet IP address, which is usually allocated to mobile phones, desktops, laptops, TVs, smart speakers and other devices. The intranet may also have another IP 172.16.5.1, which is usually used as an external gateway, this device is generally a WIFI wireless router or a switch with networking routing function. If you want to log in to its web admin interface, please click http://172.16.5.1 or http://172.16.5.201 try to enter, you also need to provide a username and password, you can also click 172.16.5.1 for more details.

172.16.5.201 is typically used for the external gateway of the internal network. Many times it is a Wifi wireless router or switch with a routing function. If you want to login to its web administration interface, please click http://172.16.5.201 to enter, if you have connection problems or if you want more technical details, please see the introduction as below.

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1. What can 172.16.5.201 do?

The IP address 172.16.5.201 is the default gateway for most wireless routers or ADSL modems.

The router can use multiple IPs as the login address, but 172.16.5.201 is one of the common addresses. It should be noted that the default IP access address is different for different brands of routers, and users are generally allowed to modify the default address. Therefore, please refer to the specific access address. It should also be added that the default port is generally 80, so the port is omitted from the access address (the complete address is http://172.16.5.201:80). If the port value is modified, it needs to be written completely, for example, http://172.16.5.201:8080.

To manage your router, fill in 172.16.5.201 in your browser's address bar. After you successfully access the router management panel, you can adjust and set the following options: IP Qos, DNS, proxy, LAN, WAN, network management, security options, WLAN settings, PPPOE, MAC, WPS, DSL, and DHCP clients end.

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2. How to log in 172.16.5.201 IP address?

Do as follows:

1. Check the management address of your router in the manual or check the login IP and default user name and password through the instructions on the back of the router (see [Figure 1]).

2. Manually enter http://172.16.5.201 in the address bar of your browser and press Enter.

3. Enter your username and password on the login page, and then click "Login" to log in to your router administration page. Usually, the default username and password are both admin.

Schematic diagram of the nameplate on the back of the router
[Figure 1]

❕ Note:

①If you cannot log into the router interface via 172.16.5.201, please try another address, such as: 192.168.0.1 or 10.0.0.1. For details, please refer to the router's manual or the label on the back of the router. Please refer to Q&A: How to find the router IP address?

②If you have changed your username and password, and you have forgotten it, please follow How to reset the username and password of the router? to perform a router reset operation.

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3. How to reset the username and password of the router?

Do as follows:

If you forget your login password, you will need to reset your wireless router or ADSL modem. You can find the default password of the router through the above method. If you still cannot find it, you can reset the router. The router has a hidden reset button. When the device is powered on, you can gently press the Reset button on the router for more than 10 seconds with a toothpick. Then release the button to restore the device to the factory configuration and automatically Restart. (see [Figure 2]).

Schematic diagram of resetting the router
[Figure 2]

Graphical example of correct router connection

Router connection diagram
[Figure 3]

For the complete method of logging into the router management interface, please refer to Q&A: How to login to the router interface.

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4. What if the router management interface cannot be opened?

Enter http://172.16.5.201 in the browser to display that the webpage cannot be opened. When the router login interface cannot be opened, the following figure is shown (see [Figure 4])

Can not connect to router diagram
[Figure 4]

Do as follows:

1. Please make sure that the router and the computer are properly connected and the router's LAN port is on and the corresponding indicator is on according to [Figure 3]

2. Set the computer's IP to get it automatically

3.Check if the address you entered in the browser is the router management address (according to [Figure 1])

4. Check if the router port is modified: If remote management is enabled on the router and the management port of the router has been modified, you need to log in as http://management IP:nn, nn is the modified port number, such as: http://172.16.5.201:8080.

5. Check if the browser is set to the proxy mode. If the browser is set to the default automatic dialing or proxy server function, it will fail to login to the management interface.

6. Forced IP and MAC address binding is enabled on the router. If it is not set correctly, it will fail to login to the management interface. If forget the router management IP or port, it is recommended to reset the router to factory settings (according to [Figure 2]).

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5. How to modify the wireless WIFI password and wireless network name?

Reason for modification: To improve network security and prevent being hacked, To make the wireless WIFI easy to remember, etc.

Do as follows:

1. Log in to the management page of the router (refer to question 2: How to log in 172.16.5.201 IP address?).

2. Click the "Wireless" menu under the routing setup after successfully logging in to the router's management page.

3. On the wireless page, enter the new wireless network name and new wireless WIFI password, and then click "Save" (see [Figure 5]). Schematic diagram of modifying wireless WIFI password
[Figure 5]

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6. How to modify the IP address of the login router?

The default login address is preset by your router, so you will have a login IP address or domain name when you get a new router. But users can modify it by themselves, which can effectively prevent others from tampering with your router information.

Do as follows:

1. Log in to the management page of the router (refer to question 2: How to log in 172.16.5.201 IP address?).

2. Click the "LAN" menu under the routing setup after successfully logging in to the router's management page. The LAN port IP settings default to automatic (recommended).

3. Modify the LAN port IP address to your own desired IP. For example, modify it to 192.168.2.1 or 192.168.3.1 (see [Figure 6]).

4. After saving, restart the router and login to the router with the new address.

Schematic diagram of modifying the router login address
[Figure 6]

💡 Tip: If you encounter any problems during this process, you can restore the router to factory settings so that all custom settings are restored to their original state.

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If you encounter a network failure, but the router settings are difficult for you, or the problems you encounter do not require setting up a router, you can check the simple solutions we have prepared for you:

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The IP address 172.16.5.201 belongs to the 172.16.0.0/12 IP segment in CIDR format. The starting IP and ending IP are 172.16.0.0–172.31.255.255. This IP address segment has a total of 1,048,576 IP addresses, the scope is Private network, Used for local communications within a private network.

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