How To Find IP Address

Last Updated 10/23/2017

You might need to find your computer's IP address if you set up an Internet connection, allow other people to connect to your computer, or need to troubleshoot network problems.

How to find IP address on Windows Vista

1. Open Network and Sharing Center by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, and then clicking Network and Sharing Center.
2. Under Connection, click View status.
3. Click Details.

Your computer's IP address appears in the Value column, next to "IPV4 IP Address."

How to find IP address on Windows XP or Windows Server

1. Run the command prompt (usually under Start > Run)
2. In the Run window field, type cmd
3. Type ipconfig /all

How to find IP address on Windows 98/ME

1. Press Start
2. Choose Run
3. Type winipcfg

How to find IP address on Mac OS X

1. Open the System Preferences application
2. Click the Network icon
3. In the Show: drop down, select Network Status
4. Look for the Built-in Ethernet item, or other applicable network interface
5. The IP address is shown next in the area to the right

How to find IP address on Macintosh OS 9

The following will always work for fixed-IP-address machines (i.e., ethernet or "premium" dialup); they will work for normal "dynamically-assigned IP address" dialup machines only while the connection is running.

(Shortcut) If you are using NCSA Telnet:
1. Choose Show Network Numbers from the Network menu, OR
2. When you type a command requiring your IP address, press command-I (or choose Send IP number from the Network menu) instead of typing the number-- it will be typed for you
If your Mac uses MacTCP
1. MacTCP will show up in the Control Panels
2. Open it -- the IP address is displayed there, labeled as such
If your Mac uses Open Transport
1. TCP/IP will show up in the Control Panels
2. Open it -- the IP address is displayed there, labeled as such

How to find IP address on Unix / Linux

In a terminal window, use the command
/usr/sbin/ifconfig -a

How to find IP address on iPhone

1. Click to select Settings from your SpringBoard
2. Click to select Wi-Fi from the Settings menu.
3. Click to select your network. Then next to your network name press the blue circle with the arrow in it.
4. You could see your iPhone's IP Address now.

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