You may ask yourself why in the world would I need to find IP address on Windows 10. Well that is a good question and if you are new to computers, routers, and everything relating to connecting to the Internet, it can be beneficial. To clarify, finding out your local IP address for setting up many things, like printers.
It could also be used to solve any technical problems/issues on your network. For instance, you might need to contact a technical support associate and let them know your public IP address. To clarify, possibly if you happen to lose your internet connection. Also another reason would be to give someone permission to remote into your network.
Furthermore, in just a few steps, if your using the command prompt or Windows control panel, you can find the local IP address on windows 10.
Using Command Prompt
Click in the search box in the lower left and type cmd
Click the Command Prompt match or hit enter
Type ipconfig at the command prompt and hit enter
Review your IP information displayed and IPv4 label accordingly.
Using Control Panel
Select the search box in the lower left and type control panel
Select the Control Panel match or hit enter
Select NETWORK AND INTERNET - NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.
Select Change adapter settings on the left side.
If you have a wired connection: Double-click Ethernet and click Details. Review the IPv4 label for your IP address.
If you have a wireless adapter: Double-click Wireless Network Connection (Network Name) and click Details. Review the IPv4 label for your IP address.
Furthermore, finding your local IP Address has many benefits and knowledge is always power. That is to say, this power is useful in many things as stated above, connecting printers, technical support, etc. and more.
The above is mainly focused finding your IP address on Windows 10. However, it would be beneficial to also know your IP address on Windows 7 or MAC OS device or even your mobile device (iPad or iPhone).