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An IP address is a unique number that identifies each computer connected to the Internet. It's used by websites and other online services to identify your device and determine where to send information.

What Are IP Addresses?

IP addresses are assigned to devices when they connect to the Internet. They're usually written as four numbers separated by periods (e.g., Each number represents a range of numbers between 0 and 255. So, for example, the first number might represent the entire range of numbers between 0 through 127. The second number would represent the range of 128 through 191, etc.

How Do I Find Out My IP Address?

To find out your IP address, open a web browser and type "what's my ip" into the search bar. If you're on a computer, click the Start button and select Control Panel. On Windows 8, press the Windows logo key + X to access the Charms Bar, then select Settings. Click Network & Internet > Change Adapter settings. Select the connection you'd like to view and click Properties. Under Connection Information, you should see your IP address listed.

Why Should I Care About My IP Address?

An IP address is a unique identifier assigned to every device connected to the internet. It's used by websites and other devices to identify your location and determine whether you're logged in. Knowing your IP address can help protect your privacy online.

Where Do They Come From?

Every computer has an IP address associated with it. This number identifies your computer as being located at a particular geographic location. Most people use their computers to access the internet, so knowing where your computer is located can help keep others from accessing your personal data.