How to Find my Router's IP Address

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What is my Router's Internal IP address?

There are many ways of finding your routers internal IP address. We will cover a couple of easy methods here.

  • You can use our free Router Detector software to find your router's internal IP address. This software tool finds your router's internal IP address and also finds any additional routers that you may have on your network.
  • You can also manually find your router's internal IP address by openning a Windows command prompt and then using the command line tool ipconfig. The following steps will walk you through this process.

Manually Finding your Routers Internal IP Address

Step 1: Click the start button

Step 2: In the text box at the bottom of the start menu, type cmd

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start menu dialog box circle

Step 3: Click on cmd.exe.

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start menu dialog cmd circle

Step 4: In the Windows command prompt (the black dialog box with white text) type ipconfig and press Enter

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command prompt ipconfig circle

Step 5: You should see a list of results. Look for Default Gateway. This is your router's internal IP address.

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cmd prompt ipaddress circle

What is my External IP address?

To find your external IP address you can visit a website that reports it back to you. We make it easy and do that for you on our site. Below is your current external IP address as of right now:

Your external IP address is currently:

How do we know this? All webservers know your external IP address; it's how they send pages to you when you browse the web. They learn your external IP address when you ask for a page. All we are doing above is sending that number back to you so that you can see it.

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