How to Know IP Address of Windows 10 PC

IP address or Internet Protocol address is a unique number assigned to each PC in this world that gets linked to any internet-based activity you do. It’s basically a digital address that allows one connected system to connect with another device on the internet. In fact, every website on the internet has its individual IP address.


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However, most of us do not know what is an IP address, why is it used, and where is it found. While we addressed the first question above, answering the 2nd question, you may need the IP address to find the identity and location of a computer for troubleshooting systems on a network for shared web hosting, for SEO purposes, and more. Here’s how to find your IP address.

Method 1 – Checking the IP Address of your Windows PC via Settings App

Step 1: Click on the Start button, click on Settings in the context menu (located above the power button) to open the Settings app.

Go To Start, Click On Settings


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Step 2: In the Settings app, navigate to Network & Internet and click on it.

In Settings, Click On Network & Internet

Step 3: If your computer is running on Wi-Fi go to the Network & Internet window, click on Wi-Fi on the left-hand side of the window. Now, click on Hardware Properties on the right-hand side of the window under the active connection.

Under Network & Security, Click On Wi Fi And Then Click On Hardware Properties

Step 3: Under Properties, you can find the IPv4 address.

Find Ipv4 Address Under Properties

If your computer is running on Ethernet, then click click on Ethernet on the left-hand side of the Network & Internet window and you will find the IPv4 address under Properties on the right-hand side of the window.

Method 2: Checking the IP Address of your Windows PC via Command Prompt

Step 1: Click on the Start button, type Command Prompt in the search box, right-click on the result and click on Rus as Administrator to open Command Prompt with administrator rights.

Type Command Prompt, Right Clik On Result, Click On Run As Administrator To Open Command Prompt

Step 2: In the Command Prompt window, type ipconfig and hit Enter.


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In The Command Prompt Window Type Ipconfig

Step 3: You can now find the IPv4 addresses under the active connection. In this case, it’s under the Wireless Lan Adapter Wi-Fi.

It Displays The Ipv4 Address Under The Active Connection

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