Sometimes it’s easier to allocate your own IP address to a PC than to automatically allocate one to your router. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to allocate a static IP address in Windows 10.

Configure a static IP address in Windows 10

To allocate a Static IP address in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Control Panel in the search bar and choose the Control Panel option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Control Panel option, the following screen will appear.

Select the Network and Sharing Center option from the Control Panel screen as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will choose this option, the following screen will appear.

Choose the Change adapter settings option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. The following screen will appear.

Now right click on the router for which you want to allocate Static IP address as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you right click the router option, the following menu will appear.

Click the Properties option from the menu as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the Properties option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Choose the needed protocol and then click the Properties button as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Select Use the following IP address radio button. Then enter the IP address and the Subnet mask in the textboxes. After this choose Use the following DNS server addresses radio button. Enter Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server in the textboxes. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Click the OK button of last open dialogue box as well.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to allocate a static IP address in Windows 10.

How to configure a Static IP address in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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