How to Find Your Computer's IP and MAC Address

Overview:

Follow the steps below to determine the IP address or the MAC address of your computer.

Find the IP and MAC address on a Mac Computer:

  1. From the finder bar, click on the Wi-Fi icon and select Open Network Preferences.

  2. From the left side of the window, click on the appropriate adapter and look at the Status on the right. The IP Address will be listed here.

  3. Click Advanced, and then click on the Hardware tab. Here you will be able to view the MAC Address.

Find the IP and MAC address on a Windows 7 Computer:

  1. Open your Start menu and type cmd into the search bar

  2. Right-click on the cmd.exe program and select Run as administrator.

  3. Type ipconfig/all and press Enter on the keyboard. For the MAC address, look at the Physical Address. For the IP address, look at the IPv4 Address.

    Note: If you see more than one IP or MAC address, you may have more than one network adapter installed on the computer. When this is the case, the command prompt will separate these, letting you know whether it's the Ethernet adapter or the wireless adapter.

 

Details

Article ID: 9885
Created
Mon 11/23/15 12:08 PM
Modified
Tue 5/15/18 1:22 PM