How do I access my Xfinity Router

How do I access my Xfinity Router
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One of the leading telecommunications service provider Comcast has over 22,121,000 subscribers. This best in the business telecom service provides the second-largest multichannel video service.

You will find this article useful if you want to configure your Comcast Xfinity router but do not know how to do so.

This article will help you to open the configuration panel in no time and we are sure that by the end of this article, you will have a Comcast Xfinity router configuration panel in front of you. So please read the whole article carefully.

How to login Xfinity Comcast Router?

Now to open the Configuration panel, firstly we have to log in to Comcast Xfinity router.

And this whole article is about this so let’s continue.

It’s very simple to log into the Comcast router, all you guys have to do is follow these easy steps given below and we will assure you that these steps will do the job.

Step 1:- You have to make sure that you are connected to a network.

For that, you have two options

1:- You have to connect your Router to your PC by using an Ethernet cable (Recommended) or

2:- You can also use Wi-Fi, but we do not prefer a Wi-Fi network as it can get disconnected if you change settings.

Step 2:- Open a browser on your PC (any browser) and then browse an IP address        (, or these are the most popular IP addresses around the globe. This will directly open the login screen of Comcast Xfinity router.

But if somehow these IP addresses do not work then we have another way of finding the IP address.

1:- Check your Comcast manual and look for the IP address.

2:- Type ipconfig in command prompt and press enter. Now you will see a list of different IP addresses. Look for the IP address named as Default gateway under Ethernet Adapter. This IP address is the default IP address you are looking for.

Step 3:- This is the last step in logging into your Xfinity Comcast router.

After opening the Login page (Step 2). You have to enter the valid Username and Password (Which you will find in your Xfinity router manual). Unless you have changed the default password of the admin account.

After you enter the username and password you will be directed to the configuration page of the Xfinity router and now you can change the settings of your modem as per your needs.

Note:- If this method does not work for you then there can be two reasons for that:-

1:- You have changed your password in the past and forget the new password.

2:- You are using a new model of the router.

How to change login details, if the username and password are forgotten?

For changing login details, you must have old password and username. But if, somehow you’ve forgotten old password and username then there is a way you can still change your login details.

All you have to do is reset the router and all your router’s setting will reset to default and then you can change your login details.

For resetting your modem all you have to do is press the reset button located on the back of the router for ten seconds and your router will set to default.

Now you will log into your default setting and then you can change your login details.

Default and Easiest IP address for Configuring your Router:-

Do you guys know what is a IP address? If you don’t then let me tell you what IP address stands for. is the default IP address of many routers. And it is used to open the Configuration panel of many different routers for eg. Edimax, Siemens etc. All you need is your router’s default IP address and your login details to change the configuration of your modem.

The IP address is used by many designers and manufacturers because it’s the easiest way to access your configuration panel and change the settings of your router. You can find which setting you can change from and IP addresses.

Settings you can have access to from IP address

  • MAC.
  • DHCP Client, DSL.
  • IP QoS.
  • PPPoE
  • DNS and Proxy.
  • LAN, WAN and WLAN settings.
  • Encryption type as well as passwords. 

Settings you can have access to from IP address

  • WPS
  • MAC
  • LAN
  • WAN and WLAN

Normal Problems People Face

Now here we are going to look through some issues faced by people in accessing the router that can cause minor errors.

Believe me when I say this “you guys don’t want to miss this”. As we are going to talk about recovering the password and more things.

Most of us did not know about password or username when it comes to logging in, at that point you can check at the back of the router for the instructions or the manual.

The IP address is usually used assessing the configuration panel. After connecting your device to the same network you can change the settings of your modem through your IP address.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article How do I access my Xfinity Router was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: October 5th, 2018
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