- Checking the computer’s IP address on a Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 operating system
Checking the IP address helps determine your computer's connectivity to a network. Click the links below for specific instructions.
NOTE: Steps may vary depending on whether your computer is connected via an ethernet cable or through Wi-Fi.
Click the Network icon located at the bottom-right corner of the desktop screen, then click Network & Internet settings.
NOTE: If you are using a Wi-Fi computer, click on the Wi-Fi icon first, then go to Network and Internet settings.
Under Network status, click on Change connection properties.
Under Properties, look for IPv4 address. In the example below, 192.168.254.115 is the IPv4 address.
Press the Windows key + D on your keyboard to show the desktop.
Right-click the Network icon located on the bottom-right corner of the desktop screen, then click Open Network and Sharing Center.
NOTE: If you are using a Wi-Fi computer, right-click on the Wi-Fi icon first, then go to Open Network and Sharing Center.
Click on Ethernet.
Click on Details... to view the Network Connection Details.
Look for IPv4 Address. In the example below, 192.168.1.89 is the IPv4 address.
Checking your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) Address
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