How to Find Your Router's IP Address in Windows 10

Thumbnail image of Rachel Bauer
Rachel Bauer
July 23, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

It is now easier than ever to find your router's IP address in Windows 10. Maybe you are trying to log in to your router and you are not sure where to start. Begin by looking at your network and finding your router's IP address.

To get to the your router's IP address in Windows 10:

  • click the Windows Key (You can find it on your keyboard between CTRL and ALT.)
  • click on the Gear icon (Settings Menu)
  • click on Network and Internet
  • In the Status section, click on View hardware and connection properties
Settings menu in Windows 10
Settings menu in Windows 10

Next, look through this list of network details to find your router's IP address. It is listed under Ethernet or Wi-Fi as the Default Gateway setting. The number next to Default Gateway is your router's IP address.

Default gateway in Windows 10
Default gateway in Windows 10

For those of you trying to access your router, you can copy your router's IP address, paste it into your browser, hit enter... and you should see the login screen of your router. Next, enter your router username and password to access the settings in your router.

If you are not sure what your password is check out our lists of Default Router Passwords. If you are using an operating system other than Windows 10, this Router IP address guide can help you figure out the IP address of your router.

More From Port Forward

Thumbnail for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis

How to Port Forward in Your Router for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis

Help improve your connects in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis by forwarding some ports in your router.

Read More
Thumbnail for Darkest Dungeon

Forward Ports on Your Router for Darkest Dungeon

You can help improve your online multiplayer connections in Darkest Dungeon by forwarding some ports in your router.

Read More
Thumbnail for For Honor

For Honor Port Forwarding

Help improve your online connections and make connecting with others easier in For Honor by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Chicory: A Colorful Tale

Forwarding Ports for Chicory: A Colorful Tale on Your Router.

You can forward some ports in your router to help improve online connections for Chicory: A Colorful Tale.

Read More
Thumbnail for Wave Break

Create a Port Forward for Wave Break in your Router

Forwarding some ports for Wave Break can make it easier to play with others and help improve your connections.

Read More
Thumbnail for Knockout City

Forwarding Ports for Knockout City on Your Router.

Help improve your online connections in Knockout City and connect with more players by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Dying Light 2: Stay Human

Port Forwarding for Dying Light 2: Stay Human

You can connect with friends more easily and help improve connections in Dying Light 2: Stay Human by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Far Cry 6

Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Far Cry 6

You can help improve your online experiences and more easily connect with others in Far Cry 6 by forwarding some ports.

Read More