Finding your IP address can be done through various methods depending on the device and operating system you are using:

  1. Windows:

    • Open the Command Prompt or PowerShell.
    • Type ipconfig and press Enter.
    • Look for “IPv4 Address” or “IP Address.” The number next to it is your local IP address.
  2. Mac:

    • Go to System Preferences > Network.
    • Select your connection (either Wi-Fi or Ethernet).
    • Your IP address will appear next to “Connected.”
  3. Linux:

    • Open the Terminal.
    • Type ifconfig (or ip a for newer distributions) and press Enter.
    • Look for “inet addr:” followed by a number. This is your local IP address.
  4. Smartphones (iOS/Android):

    • Go to Settings > Wi-Fi.
    • Tap on your connected network, and the IP address will be listed there.
  5. Public IP Address:

    • You can find your public IP address by searching “What is my IP” in any search engine, or visit websites like

Remember, the local IP address identifies your device on your local network, while the public IP address is what the wider internet sees.