IP address 10.0.0.1 is used by router factories as their routers’ default gateway address. It is a class A IPV4 address which is reserved for private network, there are several routers using it.
10.0.0.1 need to be unique in its own local area network, so it’s very convenient using this IP address to setup your own network such as company’s local network, school’s local network, just like 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.0.1.
What can be done with the IP address 10.0.0.1?
10.0.0.1 is used in many routers as their management IP, you can easily access your router with this IP to configure your router’s options and features. You can also setup your router’s proxy, DNS, DHCP client, wireless function, MAC address etc.
By accessing the administration panel of your modem PROXY, DNS, network management, WLAN (WiFi), LAN, WAN Protocol settings, Virtual routing, IP Qos, NAT virtual server, DMZ, a variety of security options, DHCP client, WPS, DSL, ADSL, MAC can perform basic blocking and many other adjustments.
How do I go to the address of 10.0.0.1?
Open your browser and enter http://10.0.0.1 at the address bar, it will show you the management console, you need to enter username and password which is usually marked at back of the router.
What to do if you forgot the username or password?
1. If you have not change your default username and password, you can find them at the back of the routers. If you can not find them, visit Default username and password list.
2. Reset router by holding the reset button for 10s.