How To Find Your IP Address on a Mac

This is a very short tutorial on how to find your IP address on a Mac. If you are looking for a tutorial to do the same thing on a Windows computer, you can find that tutorial here.


This tutorial will only go over using the Network Utility. There are other ways to find your IP Address, such as from a terminal, but for most users this will be the easiest way. If you would like to do it from a terminal the command is “ifconfig” without the quotes.

How Do I Find My IP Address

For most people, this is not a task that is needed on a daily basis. On occasion though, something will happen to your computer and you will need to talk to the helpdesk and they may request your IP address. Or, you may need it to set up a home network.