Network and Internet Find IP Address of Printer in Windows 11


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This tutorial will show you how to find the IP address of a network printer in Windows 11.

An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that identifies a device on the internet or a local network.

You may need your network printer's IP address to connect, troubleshoot, or configure it.


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Option One

Find IP Address of Printer in File Explorer


This option requires the network printer to be connected and running.


1 Open File Explorer (Win+E).

2 Click/tap on Network in the navigation pane of File Explorer. (see screenshot below step 3)

3 Under Printers, right click on the network printer, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

It may take a few moments for the network printer to be discovered and shown.


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4 You will now see the IP address of the network printer. (see screenshot below)

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Option Two

Find IP Address of Printer in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Bluetooth & devices on the left side, and click/tap on Printers & scanners on the right side. (see screenshot below)


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3 Click/tap on the network printer (ex: "HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdn (BD34EF)") you want to know the IP address for. (see screenshot below)

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4 Under More information, click/tap on Device information to expand it open and see the network printer's IP address. (see screenshot below)

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Option Three

Find IP Address of Printer in Devices and Printers


1 Open Devices and Printers.

2 Under Printers, right click on the network printer, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

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3 Click/tap on the Web Services tab to see the IP address. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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