What is my IP Address? How do I find my IP Address?

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An IP address (or Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that certain electronic devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard (IP) in simpler terms, a computer address.

Every computer has unique IP address so as to identify it as unique entity on a network. Enough of definition – how do I find my IP address?

Well, just go to either of the following websites. Your IP address and locationwill be on your computer screen as soon as website loads. Please note, they show location of your ISP (internet provider), this could be same or close to your actual physical location. So here goes theA short list worth bookmarking:

 

Above was my IP address while writing this article. Now, you can find out your IP address as well. In case you want to read more about the concept of IP address, then check this Wikipedia page.

Again…. in simple terms, it is a unique address of your computer in order to connect, interact and talk to other computers on internet. Just like we have unique car numbers & phone numbers, make sense?

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  1. Hi,
    My gmail is often viewed by someone. by viewing the last account activity in my mail i can understand that some one have viewed my mail. Before i change my password i just want to know who is that culprit. (117.193.238.61 )This is the IP address of the person viewing my mail using the ip address can i find that person’s phone number…

    • contender says:

      no it is impossible to find his phone number and also it is impossible to know his computer. because every time you on your computer your IP will change. it is the BSNL broadband ip.

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