Find your IP address

Knowing your IP address can help you troubleshoot problems with your internet connection. You may be surprised to learn that you have two IP addresses: an IP address for your computer on the internal network and an IP address for your computer on the internet.

Find your internal (network) IP address

  1. Open the Activities overview and start typing Network.

  2. Click on Network to open the panel.

  3. Choose which connection, Wi-Fi or Wired, from the left pane.

    The IP address for a wired connection will be displayed on the right.

    Click the settings button to see the IP address for the wireless network in the Details panel.

Find your external (internet) IP address

  1. Visit

  2. The site will display your external IP address for you.

Depending on how your computer connects to the internet, both of these addresses may be the same.