How to find your IP Address on Windows through the Command Prompt

Shaant Minhas

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Do you need to find your PC’s IP address, but you just can’t? Don’t worry; with the Command prompt on Windows, you can quickly figure out your PC’s IP address. Here’s how.

How to find the IP address on Windows using the Command prompt (cmd)

Not everyone likes to meddle with the same old boring GUI. Some of us love to get our hands dirty and have more control of our PC straight from the Command prompt itself. Luckily, you can also find your PC’s IP address through the Command prompt. Here’s how.

To get started, head to the Start menu search bar, type in ‘cmd’, and select the best match. Do this, and the Command prompt will be launched.

On the Command prompt, type in the following command and hit Enter:



find ip address on windows using command prompt

The Command prompt will throw a battery of information at you. From all this information, locate the IPv4 Address value. The numbered address for the IPv4 Address is what denotes your PC’s IP address. In this case, it’s, as you can see from the image above.

Find the IP address on Windows PC

And that’s one of the ways you can figure out the IP address of your PC, folks. But, of course, there are a host of ways to go out about finding the IP addresses on Windows. You can, for instance, use the Windows Settings or rely on the Control Panel.

An IP address is a significant part of an internet-connected PC. And that’s exactly why Microsoft lets you do a host of things with it, such as setting up an IP address, editing your host files, and so on. We hope the above method helped you find your IP address on Windows with ease.

Updated: 4/29/2023