How-to-Set-a-Static-IP-Address-in-Windows

In this article, I am gonna show to so setup static IP address in your windows computer. It’s important when you are planning on forwarding ports so at the time you have your static IP address so the router can easily forward your port number. Because when you set up port forwarding your router binding all information with ports to the IP address.

Set a Static IP Address in Windows

Open Settings

Click the Start menu. Next, click on the Windows Settings option. or you can simply press Win + I shortcut key to go Windows Settings

windows setting shortcut is win+i

Network and Sharing Center

Click on the Network and Sharing Center option. or you can open the Run box using Win+R key and type there ncpa.cpl and click on OK, it will also open the same window.

internet setting where all the adapters shows

Ethernet Properties

  • Click on Change adapter settings from the left side menu.
  • Right-click on the Ethernet icon, then select Properties.

Change adapter settings from the left side menu

  • Now here in this window, you have to find the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and double click or select it. Then you have to click on the Properties.

Set static IP address

  • In the window that opens, click the Use the following IP address radio button.  And then you have to enter the IP address, Subnet Mask, and Default gateway.

set the Set static IP address and subset or dns

  • Next, you have to choose the Use the following DNS server addresses: radio button. Here you have to enter the  Preferred DNS server (Universal DNS 8.8.8.8), and Alternate DNS server (Universal DNS 8.8.4.4).  After entering the IP address and DNS  you have to click on OK
  • Now you can start your internet connection with static IP address. If for some reason the internet connection doesn’t start working right away, restart the computer and try again

Video

In this video, you will learn how to set the static IP address in Windows 10 step by step.

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