You may need your android phone’s IP address for creating a media center remote, or wireless file server, there are a number of cell phone and computer applications that need your smart phone’s IP address.
There are two kinds of IP Addresses.
Internal IP address is the address of the device which is assigned by the router from which your phone is connected.
External IP address is the address of the device assigned by the ISP (Internet Service provider).
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Finding your Phone’s IP address can be real difficult job, but it’s not. Below are some of the ways you can find yours android phone’s IP.
1. From the phone
Follow Settings >> Wireless Controls >> Wi-Fi settings and tap on the network you are connected to. It’ll pop up a dialog with network status, speed, signal strength, security type and IP address.
2. From Web browser of Phone
Finding your global IP address can be done the same on all smartphone brands. Simply point your mobile phone’s web browser to http://www.whatip.com/. Alternative websites are CmyIP.com and touch.WhatsMyIP.org.
Below is the sample image of how it appears.