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How To Change Ethernet IP Address Windows 10?

You can assign your computer a static IP address. Most of the devices use a dynamic IP address, which is automatically assigned by the network router. The dynamic IP address changes over time and you can easily change them to static. Proceed with the steps that are given below to change ethernet IP address Windows 10 computer.

change ethernet IP address Windows 10
  • If, you want change ethernet IP address Windows 10 first, connect your modem and router using an Ethernet cable.
  • Make sure to connect your computer and router through a wired connection.
  • For this, fix one end of an Ethernet cable to the LAN port of your router and connect the other end to your computer.
  • Connect your modem and router to the power source.
  • On your computer, press the Windows key and click on the Settings icon.
  • Select the Network & Internet option and select the Ethernet tab on the left panel.
  • Now, select the network name from the displayed list.
  • Navigate to the IP assignment section and click on the Edit option.
  • Select the Automatic (DHCP) or Manual option under Edit IP Settings. Now, click Edit.

Specify IPv4 settings manually:

  • You have to select the Manual option under Edit IP Settings. Now, turn on iPv4.
  • Type the IP address and Subnet mask and gateway address in the respective fields.
  • If you want to specify the DNS server address, enter the IP addresses of primary and secondary DNS servers in the preferred DNS and alternate DNS sections.

Specify IPv6 settings manually:

  • Select the Automatic(DHCP) option in the IP address settings.
  • Now, the IP address settings and other access point settings will be set automatically by the router.
  • You can also select Manual if you want to set the IP address settings and DNS server address manually.
  • Make sure to save the settings you have made and restart your router after change ethernet IP address Windows 10 computer.