How to find a router port number

Updated February 21, 2017

Routers are given a port number, or IP address, that work similar to a phone number. If you need to find your IP address, there is a simple and quick way to find it. All you need is your computer and a few minutes to pull the information up.

Click on the "Start" button on the lower right-hand corner of your screen.

Open "Run" on the left side of the Start Menu.

Type inside the box "cmd" and click "OK." Once you click OK, the black command window will open.

Type in the command window "ipconfig." Hit Enter. The router info will open showing you your router IP.

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