Find IP Address on Windows 10

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.  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. Possibly if you happen to lose your internet connection.  Also another reason would be to give someone permission to remote into your network.

Moreover, 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

Step One

Click in the search box in the lower left and type cmd

Step Two

Click the Command Prompt match or hit enter

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 10 - Step 1 and Step 2

Step Three

Type ipconfig at the command prompt and hit enter

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 10 - Step 3

Step Four

Review your IP information displayed and IPv4 label accordingly.

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 10 - Step 3

Using Control Panel

Step One

Select the search box in the lower left and type control panel

Step Two

Select the Control Panel match or hit enter

Step Three

Select NETWORK AND INTERNET - NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.

Step Four

Select  Change adapter settings on the left side.

Step Five

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.

In conclusion

Finding your local IP Address has many benefits and knowledge is always power.  This power is useful in many things as stated above, connecting printers, technical support, etc. and more.

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