192.168.188.1 is an IPv4 address, can't be authorized directly via the net; hence it is safer than public IP addresses
The IANA or Internet Assigned Numbers Authority maintains the IP addresses such as 192.168.188.1 as an essential section of 192.168.188.0/24, a private network. You can locate the default settings on the device's backside, in the case of a Netgear, TP-Link, or D-Link wireless router. If the above point doesn't work, one may select to reset the router. Just bear in mind for different routers, the default IP access address is distinctive. Here, users are usually authorized to make suitable changes in the default address. Hence, kindly refer to the particular access address, though.