Before finding out how to get the IP Address of our Computer, it's also necessary to know what is IP Address. Most of the new computer users don't know how to find out the same and what it is all about.
Let See, What is IP Address
IP Stands for Internet Protocol. Let me put it into some simple words to describe the same, IP Address is basically a unique ID for every internet connection, so every connection will have a different IP Address. These IP Address records all our online activities. Doesn't matter from which device you connect the internet, IP address will remain the same. So when we do shopping, sending emails, chatting etc. An IP address records all the activities.I am not going to take much deeper into this, as Internet and Networking is a huge area to understand. And we cannot put all into this article, Let us leave it to the networking people who deal with this. But so far I hope in short this are being understood, what IP Address is about.
Seldom we require to use our IP Address for doing many things, at that time we are always required to find out the same. And obviously which is not visible on the screen. So here let us see where and how we can find out the IP Address.
Few ways to find out the IP Address Easily
- Through the Command Prompt
2. Type "cmd".
3. Dos Prompt Window will Appear on the screen
4. Type "ipconfig" and press enter on your keyboard.
5. Once your press Enter button on your keyboard, all the related information with your computer will be displayed along without IP Address, which we are looking for.
So the area where I had shown the arrow, that will be the IP Address of the computer.
- Through Online
Open the browser and type myipaddress.com, this tool will detect your IP Address Automatically online and will display in front of you.