Find Your Public IP Address and Internal IP Address

Find my IP address tool to show your external or public IP address along with how to find internal IP address in Windows 11, macOS and smartphones.

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Your IP
City Ashburn
Region Virginia (VA)
Country United States of America
Country Code US
Latitude 39.0469
Longitude -77.4903

How to Find IP Address?

Each computer in a network has a unique IP address for identifying the physical location. However, this is a public or external IP address which is different than the internal IP address you will see on the computer or mobile device. This free tool helps to find your public IP address.

Public and Internal IP Addresses

Public IP address is generally used by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Website owners and applications use this IP address to offer custom solutions like geographical based translations or restricting content. Since, IPv4 addresses are limited and exhausting fast, your ISP will use single public IP to connect multiple devices. It is done through a router by assigning internal IP address range to multiple devices.

In most cases, you will also have a router that assigns internal IP address for your computer, mobile and other devices. This mechanism is called Network Address Translation by mapping an IP address to another one.

Find Public IP Address

When you open this page, the free IP address finder tool will show your public IP address that anyone can see. This find my IP address is a free online tool that will show you the following details:

  • Your current IP address
  • City
  • Region
  • Country
  • Country Code
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

Finding Internal IP Address

If you are working in an organization, most of the time you need to provide the IP address of your computer to IT support engineer for troubleshooting purposes. This is your internal IP address and generally will have one of the following block ranges:


Finding Internal IP Address in Windows 11

Follow the below instructions to find internal IP address in Windows 11.

  • Click search icon in the taskbar and type “cmd” in the search box.
  • Click on the Command Prompt app to open it.
  • Type ipconfig /all and hit enter key.
  • Find your IPv4 or IPv6 address from the result.

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Finding Internal IP Address in macOS

If you are using Mac, follow the below instructions to find your IP address

  • Click on Apple logo on top left corner and select “System Preferences…” menu.
  • Click “Network” option, select your active internet network and click “Advanced” button.
  • Go to “TCP/IP” tab and get your IPv4 address. If your ISP offers IPv6, then get that address against IPv6 address.

Find Internal IP in macOS

As you can see the IP address is an internal one with the block 192.168.*.*.

Find Internal IP Address in Smartphones

Smartphones have similar setup like Mac and you can find the IP address from your network settings. Below is the instructions for iPhone and you can follow similar steps to find IP address in Android.

  • Tap on “Settings” icon and go to “Wi-Fi” section.
  • Tap on information icon showing next to your Wi-Fi name.
  • Here you will find all details of your Wi-Fi connection including IPv4 address.

Find Internal IP in iPhone

Points to Note

Remember the following points:

  • Your public IP address will change if you are using VPN or proxy. In order to find the original public IP address, first disable your VPN or proxy server setup. Alternatively, you can use this IP address finder tool to confirm your public address shows correct server when you are connected to VPN or proxy.
  • It is a rare situation that you internal and public IP address may match. In general, you will be using a router or your ISP will route multiple connections through single IP allocated.
  • Due to this internal IP assignment, sometimes your internet connection will not work due to configuration and blocking issues. You can request ISP to get a static IP to use only for your house or organization to avoid messing with other users using same public IP address.

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