Whether you're on Windows, Mac or Android, learn how to quickly check your network details
For Android users
If you're using an Android tablet, follow these steps:
- Swipe down from the top of your screen.
- Tap the icon to open the Settings app.
- Go to Network & Internet.
- Tap Wi-Fi.
- Tap the name of the network you are connected to.
- Here you will see your connection details, including your IP Address. Also, you might want to take notes of your Subnet mask and Default Gateway.
For Windows users
If your operating system is Windows here is a step by step to get your IP address:
- Click in the search box in the taskbar and type cmd.
- Click the Command Prompt match or hit enter.
- Type ipconfig at the command prompt and hit enter.
- Find the field called IPv4 Address. The number next to it is your current IP address.
- It can be helpful to take notes of the other parameters called Subnet Mask and Default Gateway:
For Mac users
In case your operating system is MacOS:
- Click the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen.
- Select System Preferences.
- Click Network. Your IP address will be displayed on this menu.
- Select your current connection (the one with the green circle that says Connected). Your IP address will appear on the right under the status section.
- Click on Advanced... to see your Subnet Mask and Router addresses as well.