How to Find IP Address on iPhone

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When your phone connects to a Wi-Fi network, the network assigns you an IP address. For the most part, you'll never need to know your IP address. However, you may be asked to provide it in certain situations, like troubleshooting internet issues. Here's how to find your IP address.

Related: Why Won’t My iPhone or iPad Automatically Connect to Wi-Fi?

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  • Easily look up your IP address when troubleshooting.
  • Your iPhone may be assigned a different IP address each time it connects to a new network, so you may need to look it up repeatedly.

How to Find Your IP Address on iPhone

For more handy tips about your iPhone network settings and other features, consider signing up for our free Tip of the Day Newsletter. Now, here's how to check your IP address on your iPhone. 

  1. Open the Settings app

    Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.

    Tap Wi-Fi. This is how to check your IP address.
  3. Tap the name of the Wi-Fi network to which you are currently connected.

    Tap the name of the Wi-Fi network to which you are currently connected. This is how to find out your IP address.
  4. Scroll down, and beneath the IPV4 Address section, you'll see your IP Address listed.

    You'll see your IP address listed below the IPV4 section.
  5. You may also see an IPV6 Address header with one or more addresses listed beneath. Tap on IP Address to display these addresses.

    If you want to see your IPV6 Addresses, then under the IPV6 ADDRESS header, tap on IP Address to display these addresses.

Now you know how to look up your current IP address! For the vast majority of cases, the IPV4 IP Address shown in Step 4 is usually all you need to provide. The IPV6 is just a longer and less commonly used form of IP address, which solves the shortage issues that sometimes happens with IVP4 addresses. 

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Devala Rees

Devala Rees has been a writer since the age of eleven, and a loyal user of Apple products for even longer. His writing background is quite eclectic, from freelance professional articles to Hindu religious scholarship to fantasy novels. Much of his writing on various topics can be found on