4 Easy Steps to Find My Printer IP Address in Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 : Some times you need to know how to find printer IP address to online connect your office or home printer? The cases may be different but requirements are same how to find printer on network? We want to explain with an example – Suppose your home or office printer is not working properly and you want to install or connect a new printer or want to troubleshoot your existing printer. In these both case you’ll need to know the IP address of your printer to connect. Which can be find 4-different ways.
How to Find My Printer IP Address?
To get your Printer’s IP address either you can take help from another computer or press some buttons on your printer and get the configuration page. But unfortunately both are not so easy. Where you’ll need to choose that computer for help the particular printer is already installed and there you’ll need special guide to print the configuration page. Our this small guide will always help you in both ways. So, read and learn how to find the IP address of a printer in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 without accessing the printer physically(at OS level).
We suggest you to have a static IP for your printer, because static IP never change. (Learn here how to get static IP for printer). Most of the network printers are designed with configuration pages printing ability. For that you’ll need to read your printer’s manual and search out the button/or combination of button. You can get it inside network settings in your printer’s manual guide.
4 Easy Steps to Find My Printer IP Address
These 4 following steps can help you to find Printer IP Address.
Step.1) Go to control panel of connected or previously connected computer(remember it must be only the printer which was/is connected with that computer). Now, view the printer’s settings. You may search for ‘printers’ in search bar for quick respond from Windows charm bar. Unfortunately Windows 10 doesn’t have any charm bar. So, you’ve to search for ‘Printers’ in find option.
Now give a single click on ‘Settings’ => Devices and Printers. Take help from below image.
Step.2) After listed out the installed(or existing) printers => right click on that printer which IP address you required.
Choose ‘Printer properties‘ from the long panel menu, Aware – the ‘Properties’ from last shouldn’t be selected. Take help from below image.
Step. 3) Under properties box, click on ‘Ports’. You’ll see your printer’s network port has already been ticked here. So, select the port => click Configure Port...
It’s an auto process to fill IP itself ( 192.168.1.100 in this example). The IP you’ll see here will be just a port name, not actual. That’ll be different, see in below step.
Simple Steps to Find Printer on Network
In above Image you can see both field – Printer Name and IP Address that represents the actual IP address of a printer in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7.
Here you must remember that we can use different port name and IP address or similar.
Now make sure that your printer’s IP address can be connected through network or not. So, type cmd in command prompt => after opened type ping 192.168.1.100(please don’t copy it type yours printer IP) then press Enter. Here you’ll get a successful reply message. What I got, have listed below it indicates the network communication is working fine with my printer.
Hope you have got the Answer how to find My Printer IP Address in Windows 10 or 8.1.
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