For steps on how to get a router IP address using the Windows graphic interface see our Windows IP router guide.
Below are step-by-step instructions on how to get the router IP address using the command console on Windows.
Type “Command” in Windows start menu search prompt and select “cmd” or “Command”.
When the Command Prompt command window opens, type this command:
ipconfig | findstr / i “Gateway”
You should see a prompt similar to one below.
Type the following line to get the router IP address.
ipconfig | findstr / i “gateway”
The result is shown below:
In this example, your default router IP is 192.168.1.1
Read our ipconfig tool guide to learn more about how to use ipconfig and explain its effect.