You can find below the steps to Find the Default and Current IP Address of your Router on a Windows 11 computer.
Find Router IP Address on Windows Computer
Router manufacturers ship Routers with a Default IP Address and make this information available in the Router Manual and also on their websites.
For example, popular Router Manufacturers like D-Link and Linksys use 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.1.1 as the Default IP Address and this information is openly available on their websites.
If the default IP Address of your Router has changed, you won’t be able to login to the Router without knowing its current IP Address.
1. Find Default Router IP Address
As mentioned above, the Default Router IP Address of Router should be available in the Instruction Manual that came with the Router.
You should also be able to find the Default Router IP Address printed on a sticker/label attached to bottom of the Router.
If the Default IP Address of Router has been changed by your ISP (Internet Service Provider), you can find its Current IP Address by using other methods as provided below.
2. Find Current Router IP Address Using Settings
If you are using a Windows 11 computer, you can follow the steps below to find the current IP address of your Router.
1. Open Settings > select Network and Internet in the left-pane. In the right-pane, scroll down and click on Advanced Network Settings tab.
2. On the next screen, scroll down to “More Settings” section and click on Hardware & Connection Properties.
3. On Hardware & Connections Properties, you will see the IP Address of Router listed next to DHCP server entry.
As mentioned above, you will be able to Login to your Router by typing the Router IP address in Chrome or any other web browser.
3. Find Current Router IP Address Using Command Prompt
If you like using Command Prompt, you can find the current IP Address of your Router by using ipconfig command.
1. Type Command Prompt in Windows search bar > right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as Admin.
2. In the Command Prompt window, type ipconfig/all and press the Enter key.
3. Once the command is executed, scroll down the list of entries to “WiFi” or “Ethernet” section and you will see the Router IP Address listed next to DHCP Server entry.
4. Close the Command Prompt window.