10.0.0.1 is a class A IP address used by router factories as a default gateway. The same as 192.168.1.1. Because this IP address has to be unique, only one device on a network can use 10.0.0.1. It is often utilized when setting up a home network and some network routers also use it as their default local address.
All About 10.0.0.1
When a device joins a LAN (local area network), 10.0.0.1 will appear in the TCP/IP network gateway settings. It is the local side of a connection when a wireless access point accesses the internet. The ping utility can be used if you’d like to know if a device on your network is utilising 10.0.0.01.
How to Set Up Your Router to Use 10.0.0.1
To set up your router for using 10.0.0.1, first you’ll have to access the admin panel of your router. Start off by typing http://10.0.0.1 into the address bar of your browser. After you’ve entered your username and password, navigate to the network section of the menu. Next, enter the login details from your network provider. The DNS you need is 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. You should also take this moment to set a reliable encryption method. WPA or WPE are excellent choices.
Possible Problems with 10.0.0.1
Sometimes when utilizing 10.0.0.1, you may suffer from issues including a device address assignment and an unresponsive gateway device. A static IP address will solve the former problem whereas technical failures are likely the cause of an unresponsive gateway device. On Wi-Fi networks where IP address settings and betwork names are assigned automatically, incorrect client address assignment may also occur. Finally, gateway setting corruption can be caused by these automated settings.