How to find IP Address in Windows 10 PC

What is IP address of computer

Modern computer support different kind of networks – Ethernet, Wireless network.

To join a network over TCP/IP network an IP address is required. Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) is widely used standard IP addresses. Although a newer standard Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is also emerging fast.

Main difference IPv4 address is 4 bytes in length where as IPv6 address is 16 bytes (128 bits) in length. Which enables latter to support higher number of IP addresses. In order to troubleshoot any Network problem, you may need to find Windows network IP address. This command also displays your mac address. MAC address is hardware address assigned by manufacturer at time of manufacturing network interface card. MAC address cannot be changed.

Find IP Address for Wi-Fi or ethernet connection in Windows 10 PC

Find IP Address for Wi-Fi connection on your Windows 10 PC from settings

  1. Click on Wi-Fi icon on taskbar.
  2. Now click on Properties.
  3. Wi-Fi details for the network will open. Scroll down you will find IPv4 address there.

Find IP Address for Wi-Fi connection on your Windows 10 PC from command Prompt

  1. Go to Windows Menu Start ->Run and type “cmd”. This will open command prompt.
  2. Type – ipconfig on command prompt and press ENTER key.

Network details will be displayed. Windows IP configuration will be displayed. IP address will display current IP next to IP, followed by Subnet Mask and Gateway.

Find IP Address for Ethernet connection on your Windows 10 PC from settings

  1. Click on Ethernet icon on taskbar.
  2. Now click on Network in use from network list.
  3. Click on Status in Ethernet Windows.
  4. Details for the network will open. Scroll down you will find IPv4 address there.

Find IP Address for Ethernet connection on your Windows 10 PC from command Prompt

  1. Similar to Wi-Fi, go to Windows Menu Start ->Run and type “cmd”. This will open command prompt.
  2. Type – ipconfig on command prompt and press ENTER key.
  3. Network details will be displayed. Windows IP configuration will be displayed. IP address will display current IP next to IP, followed by Subnet Mask and Gateway.