Consumers - MAC OS X: Locating the IP Address
FAQs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disruption


Our Call Center is experiencing a high number of calls due to the COVID-19 situation. We are working to assist everyone who contacts us. In the meantime, please visit www.arris.com/selfhelp for most frequently asked questions about your device. We apologize for the inconvenience and will assist you soon.

ARRIS Consumer Care

Article

MAC OS X: Locating the IP Address

« Go Back

Information

 
Question
Where do I find the IP address of my Macintosh computer?
Answer
There may be times in which the IP address of a Macintosh computer must be known.  Scenarios in which this information is used include connecting to a Macintosh machine, or for troubleshooting purposes.  This document describes how to locate the IP address of Macintosh computers with Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) - Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard).


Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) & 10.5 (Leopard)

  1. Click the Apple icon on the upper left-hand corner.
  2. Select System Preferences.  The System Preferences window appears.

    Image
 
  • In the Internet & Wireless section of the System Preferences window, click the Network icon.  The Network window appears.

 


Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger)

  • In the Network window, select Built-in Ethernet from the left-hand list.  The IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Router (default gateway) will now appear.

    Image
    1. Click the Apple icon on the upper left-hand corner.
    2. Select System Preferences.  The System Preferences window appears.

      Image
 
  • In the Internet & Wireless section of the System Preferences window, click the Network icon.  The Network window appears.

 
  • In the Network window:
          a.  Location - Click the drop-down menu, and select Automatic.
          b.  Show - Click the drop-down menu, and select Built-in Ethernet.
          c.  Select the TCP/IP tab.  The IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Router (default gateway) will now appear.

Feedback

 

Was this article helpful?


   

Your feedback is appreciated.

Characters Remaining: 255

 

Print
-->