How to Find Your IP Address on an iPhone 7

When your iPhone connects to a Wi-Fi network, the router that manages the Wi-Fi connection will assign an IP address to the phone. This identifies your phone on that network. While the method for assigning IP addresses on a Wi-Fi network can vary, it is common for those IP address to be similar to 192.168.1.xx, where the x’s are replaced by other numbers, and are different for each device on the network.

The IP address that you will find in the steps below is different from the IP address that you would find at an online IP address checker. The steps for finding your IP address on your iPhone 7 below will provide you with your local IP address, while using an online IP address checker will provide you with your public IP address that is assigned to you by your Internet service provider.

 

Where Can I Find My iPhone 7 IP Address?

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.2. These steps will assume that you are already connected to a Wi-Fi network, and that you need to find your iPhone’s IP address for that network. Note that, depending upon the way the Wi-Fi network handles the assignment of IP addresses, it is possible that your iPhone’s IP address can change as you connect and disconnect from it.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

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Step 2: Select the Wi-Fi option at the top of the screen.

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Step 3: Tap the i icon to the right of the Wi-Fi network to which you are currently connected. The current Wi-Fi connection is indicated by a blue checkmark to the left of the Wi-Fi network name.

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Step 4: Locate the IP Address row in the table. In the image below, my iPhone 7’s IP address is 192.168.1.12.

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Connecting to a Wi-Fi network whenever possible is a good way to minimize your mobile data usage, and can also help you to get a faster Internet connection if the Wi-Fi network is faster than your mobile network. If you find that you are close to your monthly mobile data usage limit, or if you have already gone over it, then learn how to disable mobile data entirely on your iPhone 7 so that you can only connect to the Internet when you are on a Wi-Fi network.

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