Windows: Find an IP Address of a Printer on a Network

Posted October 26, 2013 by Vishwanath Dalvi in Networking, Windows

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Trying to find the IP address of a networked printer can be frustrating. Using these techniques, you should be able to locate it from your Windows computer.

How to Find the IP Address of a Printer in Windows

1. Using the Windows Start menu, click Devices and Printers.
Now, in the opened window, you will find a list of the printers you have already installed.

2. Right-click on the printer you have currently installed, and select Printer properties. Within the General tab in the Location field, you will find the IP Address of the printer you are connected to.

3. If the location box is empty, navigate to the Ports tab.

4. In the opened Ports tab, select the port with the checked option, and then click on the Configure Port button. In the opened Configure Standard TCP/IP Port Monitor window, you will find your printer’s IP address in the Printer Name or IP Address field.


About Vishwanath Dalvi

Vishwanath Dalvi is a gifted engineer and tech enthusiast. He enjoys music, magic, movies, and gaming. When not hacking around or supporting the open source community, he is trying to overcome his phobia of dogs.
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