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Finding your IP address in Windows 10

Simply put, you can think of your computer’s IP address as a virtual residential address –which can be changed if necessary

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. In real terms, an IP address serves two main purposes: network interface identification and location address.

For example, you may need to know the IP address of your computer because you have Internet connection problems or are trying to install a home theater application such as Plex.

There are two ways to see your IP address in Windows. You can either use Settings or browse at a command prompt. Continue reading to find out how to find your IP address in Windows.

Use Settings to find your IP address

IP address Windows 10

The easiest way to find your IP address in Windows 10 is to start Settings:

  1. go to Start> Settings.
  2. Click to Network and Internet.
  3. Select one in the left panel Wi-Fi or Ethernet, depending on the type of connection you are using.
  4. Click the name of the network or connection.
  5. Scroll down to features.
  6. Find IPv4 address list.
  7. The number you see is your IP address.

How to check your IP address at a command prompt

IP address via command prompt in Windows 10

To know how to find the IP address in Windows 10 at a command prompt, follow these steps:

  1. Click to Start Menu.
  2. Type cmd and click Command Prompt.
  3. Type ipconfig and press Come in.
  4. Find either IPv4 address for automatic configuration (Ethernet) this IPv4 address (Wi-Fi).
  5. The number you see is your IP address.

Which method do you prefer? You can let us know in the comments section below. For more information on IP addresses, check out our article how to find the ip address of a printer

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