In this article we are going to detail about how to setup static IP address for your network connection in Windows 10. If you are facing problem with the dynamic IP address and you are trying to setup a static IP address on your computer, this article will surely help you out.
How to setup static IP address in Windows 10
To setup IP address on your computer, follow these easy steps-
1. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window.
2. Now, type “cmd” and then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
Command Prompt window will be opened with Administrative rights.
3. In Command Prompt window, copy-paste this command and then hit Enter.
All the internet connection settings will be shown in the window.
4. Now, from the list of the connection settings look out for the adapter settings you are looking for ( for us, it is “WiFi” settings).
Note down the data of the adapter (IPv4 Address, Subnet Mask and Default Gateway).
Minimize Command Prompt window.
5. Again, press Windows Key+R, to launch Run window.
6. Now, type “ncpa.cpl” and hit Enter.
7. Now, right click on the network adapter you are using and then click on “Properties” to modify the properties.
8. Now, under the section ‘This connection uses the following items:‘ scroll down and then double click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)“.
9. In Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window click on “Use the following IP address:” to select it.
10. Now from Command Prompt window the data you have noted, put those data in the particular tabs ( like IP address, Subnet mask, Default gateway) .
11. Now, select “Use the following DNS server settings:” and input these following DNS servers settings-
Preferred DNS server: 184.108.40.206 Alternate DNS server: 220.127.116.11
Close Network Connections window.
That’s it! This way you can easily set up a static IP address for your network connection.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.