Comcast xFinity routers are another common brand of network devices. To access your comcast xfinity router is very useful for changing security information like passwords and usernames, forwarding ports for specific games and video-cameras, as well as general settings about your network. The quick steps listed on the next session show how to login on your xfinity router and have access to all configurations you need.
Getting into your xfinity router setup page
- Step 1
To login on your xfinity router, be sure your PC is connected to the network. Routers manufacturers usually recommend to establish a hardwired connection. But if you are connected to the router by your wireless network, everything will work fine too.
- Step 2
Once you established a good connection to the router, open a web browser of your preference and type the router IP address. For xfinity routers the default IP address is: 10.0.0.1.
- Step 3
If the IP address is correct, you will see a login page requiring the router’s username and password. For the xfinity routers the default values are:
- Username: admin
- Password: password
Just fill in and you will be logged in. In case you have problems with the router’s password, check out the next session of the text.
- Step 4:
Now you are logged in and can manage the settings according to your necessities. Remember to change the router’s password to a new and stronger one in case your router is still configured to the default value.
These four simple steps take no more than 10 minutes. That’s all you need to access your xfinity router configuration page and set up all your network preferences and advanced options.
How to retrieve your comcast xfinity password
If you tried to login using the default password and it did not work, you need to set up a new password. In order to do that, follow the brief steps below:
- Locate the reset button on your router. Using a needle or any suitable tool, press this button and keep it pressed for more than 10 seconds. Note that if you just unplug the router from the energy or press the button for a shorter time, the device will be resetted but the configurations will not be restored to the manufacturer original settings, and that’s exactly what you need to do.
- After restoring the original settings, login to the router using the default IP address, username and password you learned on the first session of this article.
- Now you will be able to access the router settings and set up a new password of your convenience. Certify yourself that you choose a high security password and memorize it for the next time you need it.
Now you know how to login to your xfinity router and how to reset the router’s password in case of necessity. No more problems in sight!