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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.


Windows® 10
Windows 8/8.1

Windows® 10


Step 1:
Click the Network User-added image 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.
 

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Step 2:
Under Network status, click on Change connection properties

 

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Step 3:
Under Properties, look for IPv4 address In the example below, 192.168.254.115 is the IPv4 address.

 

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Windows 8/8.1


Step 1:
Press the Windows User-added image key + D on your keyboard to show the desktop.

Step 2:
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.
 

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Step 3:
Click on Ethernet.

 

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Step 4:
Click on Details... to view the Network Connection Details.

 

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Step 5: 
Look for IPv4 Address.  
In the example below, 192.168.1.89 is the IPv4 address.
 

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Related Article: 

Checking your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) Address

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