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I can access the router's settings page via 192.168.1.1 with my PC but not with my android device. What can be the reason?

My device: Android gingerbread with stock browser. Also tried with other browsers. e.g. Opera Mini, etc..

EDIT 1: My device is connected in the same network via wi-fi. The IP's of different devices on the network are:

  1. Home PC: 192.168.1.2
  2. Router: 192.168.1.1
  3. Android Device: 192.168.1.3

EDIT 2: Screen-shots

  1. Pinging stackoverflow: IP is not static. Router assigns dynamically. Right now, the device is assigned 192.1

    Pinging

  2. Browser not able to load router's page:

    List item

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Are you sure, that your phone is connected to the same network as your pc and router? What is the IP of your phone? What error do you get in the browser? –  darkblack Feb 7 '13 at 6:52
    
Yup. The router page can be accessed in my office. But not in my home. –  najus Feb 7 '13 at 8:54
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Can you Ping your Router from the Android device? –  Flow Feb 7 '13 at 8:55
    
Yes. The internet works fine. Only the router can't be accessed. –  najus Feb 7 '13 at 8:56
    
Have you tried to literally enter '192.168.1.1'; (not just the IP alone)? Opera Mini cannot work because it can only display public accessible sites (opera.com is used as a proxy which does some preprocessing). –  ce4 Feb 7 '13 at 10:14
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I got a similar behavior with my last Router I had (it was a DLINK Router), there was an option "do not Display Router Configuration Page for WiFi Devices".

This is just a possible option I can imagine now.

Opera Mini would generally not work, since it's traffic is routed over the Operas Servers to compress the Webtraffic that is been sent to your smartphone.

Quote:

Unlike straightforward web browsers, Opera Mini fetches all content through a proxy server and reformats web pages into a format more suitable for small screens.[33] A page is compressed, then delivered to the phone in a markup language called OBML (Opera Binary Markup Language), which Opera Mini can interpret.[34] The data compression makes transfer time about two to three times faster,[18] and the pre-processing improves the display of web pages not designed for small screens.[35]

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opera_Mini

And since Opera isn't able to route into your private network it would not work.

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I guess there's no option now. –  najus Feb 7 '13 at 10:40
    
Which router do you use? –  r4d1um Feb 7 '13 at 12:35
    
I use Tenda router. tenda.cn/tendacn/product/show.aspx?productid=389 –  najus Feb 8 '13 at 3:59
    
Is your PC connected wired to the network over Patch Cable? –  r4d1um Feb 8 '13 at 8:29
    
No. Its connected via wi-fi. –  najus Feb 8 '13 at 8:36
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