You might need your PC's IP address if you want to set up an Internet connection, allow other people to connect to your PC, or need to troubleshoot network problems.
- Do one of the following:
Select an active network connection, and then, in the toolbar, select View status of this connection. (You might need to select the chevron icon to find this command.)
- In Windows 8.1, select the Start button , start typing View network connections, and then select it in the list.
- In Windows 7, open Network Connections by selecting the Start button and then selecting Control Panel. In the search box, type adapter, and then, under Network and Sharing Center, select View network connections.
Your PC's IP address appears in the Value column, next to IPv4 Address.