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.
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
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Run another test by typing Techwalla.com's IP address, 126.96.36.199, 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.