Four Ways to Find IP Address on Windows 10 PC

Apr 10, 2020
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Need to know the IP address of your Windows 10 PC? Today's guide helps you do that in four different ways. Whether you need to know the IP address because someone else needs to access your resources or to troubleshoot connectivity issues, here is how you can easily find it out in multiple ways.

Here are four ways to find the IP address on Windows 10:

Using the Taskbar:

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi or Ethernet connectivity icon at the bottom right corner of your home screen on your Windows 10 PC.
    How to Find your IP address on Windows 10
  2. Once the menu pops up, select the network that is currently connected to your PC and click on Properties.
  3. Scroll down in the properties menu and your IP address will be listed with the name of IPv4 address as highlighted below.

Using Command Prompt:

  1. Open the Start menu and type cmd in the search bar. Click on the Command Prompt app to proceed.
    Find your IP Address using Command Prompt
  2. Type ipconfig in the Command Prompt box and press Enter.
  3. Locate the IPv4 address from the list as that is the IP address of your network.

Using System Information panel:

  1. Open the Start menu and type system information in the search bar. Click on the System Information app to proceed.
    Computer IP address in Windows 10
  2. Select the Components tab to expand it from the System Summary panel.
  3. Select the + icon before the Network tab to expand it further.
  4. Click on Adapter to reveal the info of your network adapter.
  5. Scroll down the Adapter menu to find the IP address as highlighted below.
    Find your Current IP address in Windows 10

Using Control Panel:

  1. Open the Start menu and type control panel in the search bar. Click on the Control Panel app to proceed.
    IP address on Windows 10
  2. Click on the Network and Internet tab in the Control Panel.
  3. Select Network and Sharing Center in the Network and Internet menu to continue.
  4. Click on the active networks whether it's Ethernet or Wi-Fi as highlighted below.
  5. Select Details… from the Wi-Fi status menu.
  6. In the Network Connection Details tab, you can locate the IP address as it will be listed by the name of IPv4 Address.
    How to Find your IP address on Windows 10

These four convenient yet effective ways can help you locate the IP address on Windows 10 in a matter of seconds. If you have been facing any other network-related issues on your Windows 10 devices, let us know in the comments below for quick fixes and guides on them.

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