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If using a cable or using a DSL service, most IP addresses that you use are dynamic IP addresses. However, some ISPs also assign static IP addresses. To check that the IP address you are using is a dynamic IP address or a static IP address, you can refer to the following article in Network Administration.

1. Is your IP address static or dynamic?

The easiest and easiest way to check your IP address is to use static or dynamic links to your Internet service provider to get answers.

However, if you still want to know or to confirm the information, you can apply below to see if your IP address is static or dynamic.

2. Check IP Addresses on Windows 8 and Windows 10

If you are using Windows 8 and Windows 10, and you want to check whether the IP address you are connecting is static or dynamic IP, follow the steps below:

  1. Right-click the Start button in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Next, click on Command Prompt.
  3. On the Command Prompt window, enter the following command and press Enter:   ipconfig /all 
  4. At the Command Prompt window, locate the DHCP Enabled item and look at the value next to the item.
  5. If the value of DHCP enabled is set to Yes, your IP address is static. And if the DHCP enabled value is set to No, your IP address is the dynamic IP address.

3. Check your IP address on Windows 7

To check whether the IP address on your Windows 7 computer is static or dynamic, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. On the Search box, type  cmd  and press Enter.
  3. From the list of search results, click Command Prompt.
  4. On the Command Prompt window, enter the following command and press Enter:  ipconfig /all 
  5. At the Command Prompt window, locate the DHCP Enabled item and look at the value next to the item.
  6. If the value of DHCP enabled is set to Yes, your IP address is static. And if the DHCP enabled value is set to No, your IP address is the dynamic IP address.