The IP address is the identifier of a computer on the network. There are several types: the public IP address is the one retrieved by the Internet sites consulted, it is this which determines the Internet connection used. The private IP address is that of the computer on the local network, whether it is wired or Wi-Fi.
If you are looking to know your
L’ private, it is not accessible from the outside, you can only know it from the settings of the .
All devices connected to the network have an IP address. Aassigns an IP address to each computer, tablet, or object that connects to it, regardless of the technology used (Ethernet, , , …). By knowing this identifier, you will be able to benefit from tricks like or remote computers.
To change the way in which IP addresses are assigned on the local network, it is necessary to.
How to know your private IP address with ipconfig?
Although the method may seem brutal to beginners, commands via the terminal are precise, direct and extremely efficient. First of all, it is necessary to open the Windows Command Prompt. To do this, type “cmd” in the search bar, then press the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
The command prompt is also referred to as a terminal. It allows you to run commands without a graphical interface. To know the details of its network configuration under Windows, you must type the “ipconfig” command and validate with the “Enter” key.
The Windows IP configuration is displayed below. We find the details of each connection: Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. In our case, the computer uses Wi-Fi to connect to the local network.
The IP address is at the end of the line beginning with “IPv4 address”. Here, the private IP address of the computer is 192.168.1.59.
How do you know your private IP address without using the command prompt?
Obviously,also thought of those for whom the mention of the words “terminal” and “command line” bristles. It offers the possibility to get the private IP address in a few clicks. Move the mouse to the network connection icon, at the bottom right of the taskbar, then right click and select “Open network and Internet settings”.
In theof the network status displayed, click on the “View your network properties” link.
The properties of all available network connections (Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth) are displayed on one page. You must therefore check the name of the connection and the status of the connection for which you want to know the IP address.
In our example concerning the operational Wi-Fi connection, we find the IPv4 address: 192.168.1.59.