2/1/2022

Know Your Ip Address

Know your ip address in computer

How Do You Know Your Ip Address

Finding your IP address (LAN) Follow the steps below to identify your IP address for a wired connection, either for a Windows 10, Windows 7, or Mac computer. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and click the wired connection name. If on UCA’s campus, it will be called campus.uca.edu. Click the wired connection name.

  • The IP address is a fundamental component of how the internet works. The server must know the IP address to which it should send its response. It’s like the return address on a postal mail envelope – you can’t reply if you don’t know where it came from. Is your IP address “you”? So, does your IP address identify you, specifically?
  • As you probably already know, your IP address is the address or logical location of your computer when it’s connected to the Internet. Networking software/hardware must know your IP address for you to connect and go online. Thankfully, you don’t need to know your IP address every time and enter it in, like a password.
  • The traditional IP Address (known as IPv4) uses a 32-bit number to represent an IP address, and it defines both network and host address. A 32-bit number is capable of providing roughly 4 billion unique numbers, and hence IPv4 addresses running out as more devices are connected to the IP network.

Matt Cone January 6, 2021 TutorialsiPhoneNetwork

Your iPhone is assigned something called an IP address when it connects to a Wi-Fi network. Other devices that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network can use this unique identifier to transfer information to and from your iPhone. If this sounds confusing, it might help to think of an IP address as your iPhone’s home address. Just like physical mail, which is routed to your home via a unique address, digital information is routed to your iPhone using an IP address.

There may be certain situations when you’ll need to find your iPhone’s IP address. Here’s how to find your iPhone’s IP address:

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Wi-Fi. The screen shown below appears.

  3. Tap the connected Wi-Fi network. The window shown below appears.

  4. Your iPhone’s current IP address for the selected Wi-Fi network is displayed at the top of the window, as shown above. If your iPhone is connected to an IPv6-enabled network, your iPhone is also assigned one or more IPv6 IP addresses. Tap IP Address in the IPv6 Address section to view those IP addresses.

Congratulations! You have successfully found your iPhone’s IP address.

Tip: Your iPhone is probably assigned a dynamic IP address, which is a temporary address that is unique to your internal network. These addresses commonly start with 192.168 and 10.0. Since these addresses are dynamically and randomly assigned by your router every time a device connects to a network, you shouldn’t expect your iPhone to have the same IP address every time you connect to your Wi-Fi network.

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Follow the steps below to identify your IP address for a wired connection, either for a Windows 10, Windows 7, or Mac computer.

Windows 10

  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and click the wired connection name. If on UCA’s campus, it will be called campus.uca.edu.
  2. Click the wired connection name. If on UCA’s campus, it will be called campus.uca.edu.
  3. Your IP address will appear next to IPv4 address and will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.

Windows 7

  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and click Open Network and Sharing Center.
  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click Local Area Connection, and then click the Details button.
  3. Your IP address will appear next to IPv4 Address and will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.

Mac

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  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
  2. In System Preferences, from the View menu, select Network.
  3. In the Network Preferences window, click a network port (e.g., Ethernet, AirPort, Wi-Fi). If you are connected, you’ll see its IP address under Status, which will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.