In this article, I’m going to explain How to Get IP Address of Wireless Router on Windows. We will discuss the step by step process to find IP Address of your Wireless Router. You might be wondering why the router IP address (default gateway) is so important. We need the router IP address because it used to access the router’s configuration page and without accessing this page, we can’t configure our wifi router. Hence, an essential part of configuring or installing a router is to find it’s default IP address. To find the router IP address, you may through the router’s user manual but sometimes we don’t have the manual in the box. in this case, you’ll get it tough to find the IP address for your router. So, here is the step by step process to find the IP address in windows.
Steps to Get IP Address of Wireless Router
The simplest way to find the IP address of your router in windows is, using the command prompt to find the IP address of your router.
Step 1: First of all, you need to turn on your router and connect it to your computer using an Ethernet cable.
Step 2: press window+r button (to open run window), type CMD and hit enter. Another way to open command prompt is, open start, search for CMD and open command prompt appeared in the search result.
Step 3: Once you opened the command prompt, type ipconfig/all and hit enter.
Step 4: when you hit the enter button by typing the above command, you’ll find your router’s IP address adjacent to the default gateway (under the Ethernet Adapter – Local Area connect) as highlighted in the picture below.
Can’t find the Default gateway in Command Prompt? Try the following tips
- Make sure you are typing the right the command in command prompt (ipconfig/all).
- Switch to another computer.
- Try using another Ethernet cable.
- Make sure your Ethernet cable is properly connected to both ends (check router’s LED and/or your computer’s LED).
So, we have made a simple post on How to Get IP Address of Wireless Router on Windows. Hopefully, it works for you. This method is applicable to all the versions of Windows operating system.