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How to Find IP Address of Windows 10/8/7

An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is used to identify computers on the Internet and network. Simply speaking, an IP address can be considered as a phone number that serves to communicate between computers and other devices on the Internet and within a home or office LAN.

Several ways to find IP address in Windows PC:

Option 1: How to Find IP Address in in Settings

Step 1: Click on Start menu, click Settings, and click on the Network & Internet icon.

Open Network and Internet

Step 2: On the left side, click Ethernet or Wi-Fi, and then click the connected network on the right side.

Click Ethernet

Step 3: You will now see the IPv4 address, that is your PC's IP address.

IPv4 is your pc's ip address

Option 2: To Find IP Address in Task Manager

You can view your PC's IP address in Task Manager, when you PC running on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.

Step 1: Right-click on Start icon, then click Task Manager in the Quick Access menu.

Open Task Manager

Step 2: Click on the Performance tab, and click on Ethernet or Wi-Fi on the left side.

You'll see the IP address of your PC.

click on Performance tab

Option 3: To Find IP Address in Command Prompt

Frankly speaking, to view IP address in Command Prompt is really handy and time-saving.

Step 1: Press Win + X shortcuts, click Command Prompt in the Quick Access menu.

Open Command Prompt

Step 2: Type ipconfig into command prompt, hit Enter key. Then it'll show all IP address.

Find IP address via Command prompt

Option 4: To Find IP Address in Network Connections

With this option, you can easily find your IP address, no matter which Windows system you are running.

Step 1: Open Network Connection via Control Panel.

In Windows 7, click Start button and then selecting Control Panel.

In the search box, type adapter, and then, under Network and Sharing Center, select View network connections.

View network connections

In Windows 8.1

Click Start icon, then start typing View network connections, and then select it in the list.

Open network connections in Windows 8.1

In Windows 10

Right-click on Start icon, select Control Panel from that appears menu.

Open Control Panel

Click on the Network and Sharing Center icon. Next click on Change adapter settings link.

Change adapter

Step 2: View status of network connection.

Select an active network connection, then select View status of this connection in the toolbar.

View status of network connections

Step 3: View IP address in Network Connect Details.

Click on your current network connection. Click Detail button to view the IP.

Click Detials