How to find your IP address on Windows

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Want to find your IP address? Let’s first know what it is. Internet Protocol (IP) address is the network address of your PC. Basically, It is the basic component of the network structure without which no network can exist. An IP address is given to the network so that it can communicate with other networks. IP addresses are logical therefore are not permanent. The IP address also defines the location of your device. In simple words, it is just digitally equivalent to the physical address.

In this article, we will show you how you can find your IP address. There are many easy ways to do that so We will take a look at them one by one.

1.    Find your IP address by Google

The simplest way to find the IP address of your Computer is to just go to google search and type “IP” and the google will show your public Internet protocol address.

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IP address shown by the google

2.    An alternative way of finding your IP

There is another online method to find the IP address. We should always have an alternative way in case if the above method doesn’t work. What is my IP address is a website that shows your IP address for free. Also, it decodes your IP and gives you the physical location of you.

3.    Find your IP using your router

If none of the above-mentioned methods works for you then don’t worry, we’ve got another method which doesn’t require any online service to show the IP address. Just log in to your router device by using http://192.168.0.1 in the web browser. The IP address is usually on the first page you see after logging in. The location of the IP address listing depends on the model of the router you are using.

4.    Find your IP using command prompt

In case if you do not have any browser to open above mentioned pages, then this method is for you. All you need to do is just open command prompt. You can do that by Pressing Windows key + R. Then you need to type “cmd”. This will open a command prompt. Type “ipconfig” and press Enter. That’s it and Your IP is here!

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IPCONFIG command to show IP address

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