How do you get to the Nighthawk router login page to configure the router? · Launch a web browser from any device connected to your router's network. If you use a VPN connection as your custom IP range, enter the gateway IP address in a browser to access the router. The router password is not the same as the Wi-Fi password. The first is the password needed to access the router's settings, while the password used for Wi-Fi is what guests need to access your home Internet.