In Windows 10, there are a number of ways to find your current IP address. It can be useful to find it for accessing your computer remotely or for network diagnostics. Let's see how to find it.
Internet Protocol address is a sequence of numbers (and letters in case of IPv6) for each network adapter installed in your device. It allows network devices to find and communicate with each other. In Windows 10, there are a number of ways to find it.
Using Task Manager
The fastest way is Task Manager. Open it in the more details view:
Using Control Panel
Open Control Panel and go to Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center. On the left, click Change adapter settings:
Open Settings and go to the following page:
Network & internet -> Ethernet if you are using a wired connection.
Network & internet -> WiFi if you are using a wireless connection.
It shows all assigned addresses for your network card.
Using command prompt
Open a new command prompt instance and type or paste the following:
Note that all methods described above will show your local network or internal IP address. To see the public or external IP address provided by your ISP, you need to refer to an external service. For example, you can type the following in the address bar of your favorite browser: