IP addresses are used throughout the Internet and are a unique way for a computer, website or networking device to identify itself or its location. In some instances, an IP address can be used to gain access to a remote computer or file system. In its simplest form, IP addresses allow us to access our router settings for our home networks.
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Open your computer's web browser.
Move your cursor to your address bar and click inside of it to type an address.
If you have a home network using a wired or wireless router, access your router by typing its IP address in the following form: 192.168.2.1
Different makes or models use different default IP addresses, so also try: 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.3.1
Run another test by typing Techwalla.com's IP address, 188.8.131.52, into your address bar. If done correctly, you should be directed to Techwalla.com. There is no need to type "http://" or "www", as your browser will automatically detect the address you are trying to access.