Introduction

The short form of Internet Protocol is IP. Every computer on network has a definite identity or address which is called IP address. It is used to identify a device on the internet. When your device sends request on the internet, it tags the request with your IP address. That is how Google, Youtube etc. knows where to send response.

What does an IP address look like?

IP address will always be a number, like 103.42.274.39 or 2005:db9:0:1234:0:578:9:2.

How can I find my IP address?

Make a Google search on ‘What is my IP’ from your computer or device.