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How do I find my router IP address?

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In order to find your router’s IP address / gateway, follow the steps below with regards to the operating system you’re using. This article will show you how to find your router IP address if you’re running Windows or Mac.

Please make sure that your router is properly wired before trying to access it. If you’re not quite sure how to do this, please read through our article: How to connect two routers

How to check router IP address on Windows

Hit the Windows key + R to open the “Run” window. Type “cmd” and click “OK

Run_CMD

This will open your command window where you’ll type “ipconfig” and hit enter.

ipconfig

This will display your router IP address (underlined in red in the image below) which you can use to access your router gateway.

router gateway

How to check router IP address on Mac

Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen. Then select the “System Preferences…” from the drop-down menu:

System Preferences

Select “Network

MAC Network

Select your Network name from the drop-down menu. In this case, the Network name is “Secure“. Once selected, click “Advanced“:

Mac Network Advance Setting

Click on the “TCP/IP” tab where you’ll see your router IP (marked in red in the image below). You can use this IP address to access your router admin panel.

TCP/IP

 

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