Your priva te IP address
is broadcasted by your router and is shared with all devices connected to it.
Your public IP address
is provided to you by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and is available to everyone online.
Your IP address is similar to your email address. It is used to uniquely identify an operating device within local network or among networks. It is significant to remember your router’s IP address.
Following steps helps in finding your IP address:
Type cmd in the search bar and open command prompt and type “ipconfig” there. Your IP address is shown after your default gateway.
Open Command Prompt and type:
By following above steps you can easily find your IP address with any difficulty.
It is impossible to keep your IP address secret but we can do it by using some Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), these are proxy servers that allows a user to access internet by hiding his IP address.