March 29

Mediacom Router [Login, Setup, Settings]

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Mediacom routers are very famous for small businesses and for individual use. Users can easily manage their routers by using the Mediacom Home Network Manager. One of the biggest problems that are faced by many users is the default login procedure for Mediacom router.

Mediacom routers can be logged in to by opening a web browser and entering the router’s default IP address (usually 192.168.0.1) in the address bar. Once logged in, the router settings can be customized, including Wi-Fi network name and password.

Many users face issues while logging into their Mediacom router. In this article, we will discuss the main steps that are evolved in logging in to a Mediacom router.

How to login to a Mediacom router?

Follow the steps below to login to a Mediacom router.

  • Step – 1: Start your device. After that, open your browser such as Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
  • Step – 2: After you have opened your browser, left-click on the address bar and type the default IP address for Mediacom router.

The default IP address for Mediacom router is 192.168.0.1 or you can use https://homewifi.mediacomcable.com

  • Step – 3: Now, you will be prompt to the login page. Here, you will be asked for the username and password of your Mediacom router.

If you are unfamiliar with your username and password then you can use the default login credentials that are given below:

Username: admin

Password: admin

  • Step – 4: Now, you will be redirected to the settings dashboard of your Mediacom router.

login to a Mediacom router

In case if you lost your password then click on the ‘Forgot Your Passphrase‘ option and then enter the email ID that you used while setting up your account. Once you have done the verification steps then you can easily log in to your routers settings dashboard.

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How to modify the default username and password for  Mediacom router?

After you have successfully logged in to your router then you need to take some essential security measures that include changing the default username and password.

If you change the default login credentials of your router then you can make it more secure. Follow the steps below in order to login to your Mediacom router.

  • Step – 1: First of all, login to your router by following the steps mentioned above.
  • Step – 2: After accessing the basic homepage search for the “My Wireless Network”. It will be located on the left side of your screen.
  • Step – 3: Select the WiFi option. After that, you will see the SSID (Service Set Identifier) and passphrase option on the right side.
  • Step – 4: After you have done making changes with your network then tap on the apply button to save the changes.

How to reset a Mediacom router?

reset a Mediacom router

If you are facing issues with your Mediacom router or if your router is not working properly then you can reset it either by trying a soft reset or a hard reset.

Soft Reset:

While doing a soft reset your router will reboot but it will not change any of your router’s settings i.e. the network name, password (security key) and other modifications will remain the same. Follow the steps below in order to do a soft reset:

  • Step – 1: Remove the power cable of your router and leave it unplugged for almost one minute.
  • Step – 2: After one minute, plug the power cable back into your router.
  • Step – 3: It will reboot now. This process may take up to 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Step – 4: When the reboot is finished then try browsing the internet again and check if the problem is resolved or not.

Hard Reset:

If in case the soft reset doesn’t work for you then this (hard reset) is the only option left for you. Keep in mind that, performing a hard reset can wipe out all of your settings (network name, password, and other modifications).

Hard reset sometimes solves those problems that a soft reset can’t.  Follow the steps below to do a 30 30 30 hard reset.

  • Step – 1: First of all, remove the coaxial cable from the rear side of your router.
  • Step – 2: Press and hold the reset button for over 15 – 30 seconds. You can use a pen or a paperclip for this purpose.
  • Step – 3: After some time the LED lights of your Mediacom router will start blinking. Now attach the coaxial cable to your router and wait until the reset is finished.

How can I connect other devices to my Mediacom router?

Connecting other devices to your Mediacom router is as simple as you connect your device to your WiFi network. If you are using a Windows device then follow the steps below:

  • Step – 1: Click on the network icon, usually located in the bottom right corner.
  • Step – 2: Select the “Connect” button and enter the password for your WiFi network.
  • Step – 3: Hit the “Next” button in order to connect to your Mediacom router.
  • If you are using a mac computer then follow the steps:
  • Step- 1: Click on the network icon located on the top right corner of your screen.
  • Step – 2: After that select your Mediacom network from there. Type your WiFi router’s password and then click “Join” to connect to your network.

Mediacom Router Port Forwarding

Below is a guide on how to forward ports on Mediacom router;

  • Assing an IP address to your device.
  • Access Mediacom router settings panel using default gateway through a web browser. The default gateway of Mediacom is homewifi.mediacomcable.com.
  • Use your Mediacom router ID and password to log in to it. You can use default Mediacom router credentials as;

Username: admin

Password: admin

    • Click on Advanced.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
    • Click on the Add option.
    • Enter the IP address of your device.
    • Type the name in the Application name box.
    • Click on the Application you want to forward ports to.
    • Click on OK.
    • Click on the Save icon.

Other Routers Settings:

FAQ’s

Q1. What is the default password for the Mediacom router?

The default username and password for Mediacom router are as follows:

Username: admin

Password: admin

If these details are not working for you then you can search for the default login credentials of your modem on your router. They are usually written on a sticker.

Q2. What is my Mediacom ID?

Your Mediacom ID stands for the email address and password that is linked to your Mediacom account. Your billing ID is the username and password that you have created to sign up for online bill payments and accessing the MediacomConnect Mobile care app.

Q3. Can I install Mediacom Internet myself?

Yes, you can install a Mediacom Internet modem within one hour. Adding modem service to your existing account and picking up an installation kit are required in advance in order to install Mediacom Internet Service.

Q4. How can I activate my internet modem?

Follow the steps below in order to activate the modem

  1. Connect the coaxial cable to the modem by using the wall jack.
  2. Connect the ethernet cable to your PC.
  3. Plugin and turn all the types of equipment on.
  4. When all the modem lights are turned on then it means that you have successfully set up your internet modem.

Q5. How can I access the Mediacom Router’s configuration page?

To access the Mediacom Router’s configuration page, connect your device to the router’s network and open a web browser. Then type the default IP address of the router (usually 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1) into the browser’s address bar, and enter the default login credentials (username: admin, password: password) when prompted.


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