Find the IP Address of an iPhone or iPad in iOS
You may find yourself needing to know what the IP address of an iOS device is. Fortunately this is quite easy, and getting an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPads IP address is fairly straight forward, with the instructions being the same for basically all versions of iOS.
Here is what you’ll want to do to find the IP address details in iOS:
How to Find the IP Address of iPhone, iPad, iPod touch in iOS
This is the same on all iOS versions with all iOS devices. From the devices home screen:
- Open the “Settings” app icon and navigate and tap on “Wi-Fi Networks”
- Find the network name of the router you are currently connected to, and tap on the blue (i) info button next to the active networks name
- Assuming you are usually a DHCP address, scroll down and find the IP Address in the format of x.x.x.x, for example “192.168.1.2”
If your iOS device is using a manually set static IP address, or BootP, you can just tap on those tabs to access that information instead.
In earlier releases of iOS the settings screen for IP specifics looks a bit different, but the details remain the same:
You can still find the IP address, regardless of the age of the device this way:
Knowing the devices IP address is useful for a variety of things, from adjusting bandwidth settings on a router, to transferring files directly, to using SSH to connect to an iPhone.