You need to enter IP address of your Windows 10 device, when try to connect or share files and printer, setting up an Internet connection, troubleshoot network problems. The IP address is also used in connecting another device remotely or sharing resources. This step by step tutorial help you, how to find IP address on Windows 10.
To find IP address, go to Control Panel > Network & Internet > Network & Sharing Centre > Change adapter settings and double click the network adapter such as Wi-Fi or Ethernet. In the General tab click the details button, to get the IPv4 and IPv6 address.
Find IP address using Command Prompt
Click on the Start Menu, type cmd and click on Command Prompt. Now type ipconfig in Command Prompt window and press Enter.
The number shows in front of Auto configuration IPv4 Address (Ethernet) or IPv4 Address (Wi-Fi) is your desired IP address.
Note : The devices like Surface Laptop running Windows 10 doesn’t have access to Command Prompt. In this situation, you can use other methods to find IP address on Windows 10.
Find IP Address Using Task Manager
The quickest way to find the IP address on Windows 10 by using Task Manager. Right click the Taskbar and select Task Manager (Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc or Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys simultaneously).
Click the Performance tab and select the network adapter option, here you will find the current IPv4 and IPv6 configuration of the device.
Find IP Address Using System Information Tool
Click Start Menu, type System Information and click desktop app to open the tool.
Head to Components > Network and click Adapter. You will see the IP address of IPv4 and IPv6 configuration in this list.
Find The IP Address Using PowerShell
You can use PowerShell commands to find the ip address on Windows 10. Click Start Menu, type PowerShell and click Windows PowerShell desktop app to open it. Type one of the command in the PowerShell window and press “Enter”.
If you know of other ways to find the ip address on Windows 10, drop a line in the comment section.