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Internet - How do I find my external (public) IP address?
Last Updated 3 years ago

To discover what your external/pubic IP address (the one used by your router, for example) go to and your IP address will be displayed in the information presented on the landing page.

To discover your public IP using a command line, open a command prompt and use:


This uses DNS server to resolve the magical hostname to your ip address.

(Note: the trailing . on the lookup prevents search domains from being appended, which can yield incorrect results.)

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