How to Log in to an Xfinity Router

This article explains how to log in to your Xfinity router and access its web interface or admin panel, to configure your home Wi-Fi network and customize settings such as changing password, setting parental controls, or troubleshooting your connection. You will also learn how to fix common issues, preventing you from logging in.

Method 1: Use the Admin Tool

You can log in to your Xfinity router and access its settings anytime by using your router’s IP address and login information.

  1. Find your router’s IP address and login information. This is usually written on the bottom of the device, included in its manual, or even stuck on its packaging (often a sticker).
  2. Open a web browser and go to your router’s IP address, usually http://10.0.0.1. This will take you to the admin tool, where you can enter your username and password and access your router’s settings.
  3. If you have already changed your admin tool username and password, log in with your information. If not, log in with the default credentials: Username: admin, Password: password.
  4. The page will ask you to set up a new username and password for the admin tool. This is different from your Wi-Fi name and password. Enter a new password with at least eight characters, uppercase and lowercase letters, and at least one number. Type it again in the Re-enter New Password field. Then click Save.
  5. Go to the left-hand menu and select Gateway > Connection > WiFi.
  6. Under Private WiFi Network, you will see your Wi-Fi network’s Name (SSID) and Password. You can change them by clicking Edit next to each field.
  7. Click Save after making any changes.

Method 2: Use the Xfinity App

With the Xfinity app, specifically designed for managing your router, you can effortlessly log in to your Xfinity router to view, modify, and customize your Wi-Fi settings. If your device is not approved by Xfinity, you will need to follow an alternative method.

  1. Download the Xfinity app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Log in with your Xfinity username and password.
  3. Select Connect from the bottom menu.
  4. Select your network name from the top of the page.
  5. Select View or edit Wi-Fi settings.
  6. On this screen, you can view or change your Wi-Fi name or Wi-Fi password.
  7. Click Save after making any changes.

Method 3: Use the X1 TV Box

If you possess an X1 TV Box and an Xfinity Voice Remote, you have the option to view your Wi-Fi information without needing to log in. This method comes in handy if you or a visitor wish to connect a new device to your network but need the credentials. Keep in mind, though, that you won’t be able to modify your Wi-Fi settings through this method.

  1. Hold the Microphone button on your Xfinity Voice Remote and ask: “What’s my Wi-Fi password?” or “What’s my Wi-Fi information?”
  2. The password(s) and network name(s) will then appear on your screen.

What Is the Default Login for Xfinity Routers?

If you have never changed the login information for your router, you can use the default username and password that came with it. The default username is admin, and the default password is password. You can find these on the label on the side or bottom of your router, in its manual, packaging, or in the Xfinity My Account app or the Xfinity app.

Change Username and Password

However, changing your username and password is highly recommended for security reasons. The default login credentials are easy to guess and can be used by anyone to access your router’s settings. To change your username and password, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the admin tool at http://10.0.0.1 with the default username and password.
  2. Click Change Password at the top right.
  3. Enter a new password that has at least eight characters, uppercase and lowercase letters, and at least one number.
  4. Type your new password again in the Re-enter New Password field.
  5. Click Save.
  6. The next time you need to use the admin tool, log in with your new username and password.

Reset Xfinity Router

If you have forgotten your username or password, or if someone else has changed them without your knowledge, you can reset your router to factory settings. This will restore the default login credentials, but it will also erase all your custom settings. To do a factory reset, follow these steps:

  1. Locate the reset button on the back of your router. It is usually a tiny hole or recessed button that can only be pressed with a pin or paperclip.
  2. Press and hold the reset button for 30 seconds.
  3. Release the reset button and wait for your router to reboot.
  4. Log in to the admin tool at http://10.0.0.1 with the default username and password.
  5. Change your username and password as described above.

Things You Can Do With Xfinity Router Admin Panel

  1. Change your Wi-Fi network name and password: To enhance security, you can regularly modify your network name and password. Simply log in to the Admin Tool at http://10.0.0.1, navigate to Gateway > Connection > Wi-Fi, and edit the Name (SSID) and Password under Private Wi-Fi Network.
  2. Enable or disable guest access: Guest access allows people to connect to your Wi-Fi network without knowing your password, which is helpful for visitors or hosting events. Control this setting via the Xfinity app or Admin Tool.
  3. Set up parental controls: Restrict websites and apps, pause internet access, manage screen time, and more, all from the Xfinity app or Admin Tool.
  4. Check the router’s logs: Gain insights into connected devices, data usage, and connection times to troubleshoot issues or track security breaches through the Admin Tool.
  5. Update the router’s firmware: Keep the software updated to fix vulnerabilities and enhance performance; this can be done in the admin panel.
  6. Use a firewall: Activate the firewall in the admin panel (Gateway > Firewall) to protect your computer from unauthorized access.

FAQs

What is the default Xfinity router login?

The default username is admin, and the password is password. You can use them to log in to the router’s admin tool at http://10.0.0.1. However, you will be asked to set up a new user ID and password for the admin tool after you log in for the first time.

How to find W-iFi password on Xfinity app?

You can find your WiFi password on the Xfinity app by logging in, selecting Connect, selecting your network, and selecting View or edit WiFi settings. On this screen, you can view your WiFi name or WiFi password.

How to log in to Comcast business router?

You can log in to your Comcast business router by connecting your device to the router’s network, opening a web browser and going to http://10.1.10.1, and entering the default username and password. The default username is cusadmin and the default password is highspeed or CantTouchThis.

How to change Xfinity WiFi password?

You can change your Xfinity WiFi password by logging in to the Xfinity app, selecting Connect, selecting your network, and selecting View or edit WiFi settings. On this screen, you can change your WiFi name or WiFi password. Alternatively, you can also change your WiFi password by logging in to the router’s admin tool at http://10.0.0.1 and going to Gateway > Connection > WiFi > Edit.

What is Xfinity router IP address?

The default IP address of the Xfinity router is 10.0.0.1. You can use this IP address to access the router’s admin tool from any device connected to its network. However, if you have changed the router’s IP address, you will need to use the new one instead.