How to Find your Private & Public IP address of computer

This tutorial is all about to find Private & public IP address and how to find them. An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer, cell phone etc.), participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. A public IP address is an IP address that can be accessed over the Internet. a public IP address is the globally unique IP address assigned to a computing device. The private IP address is used to assign computers within your private space without letting them directly expose to the Internet like a local area network(LAN).

 

1.Find your Private IP address.

A private IP address is the address space allocated by InterNIC to allow organizations to create their own private network.To find local IP or Private IP assigned to your computer, Open your network and sharing center from the right bottom corner.

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Click the name of your Internet connection to view its status.

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Click the Details button in the connection’s status window.

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You’ll find the IP address listed in the Network Connection Details window – look for the IPv4 Address field.

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Another way to find your IP address in Windows is by running the ipconfig command in a Command Prompt window. You’ll see your IP address in the IPv4 Address row.

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2.Find your Public IP address.

To find the Public IP of your router for internet connection, Go to http://whatismyipaddress.com. It will show you public IP.

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There is another way to find Public IP address. Open your router administration page, this page displays your public IP address and other information about your Internet connection. Public IP address are dynamic, internet service provider (ISP) may change it.

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Anwar Yakkiparamban

Anwar Yakkiparamban is the founder of Lauyou Learning. Prior to Lauyou learning, Anwar worked at ARD Engineering & Development, Qatar. He holds bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Engineering College Idukki.

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