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How do I change my IP address in Mac OSX?

  1. Click the Apple menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
  3. Click Network.
  4. Select the network device that you would like to configure.

Note: The IP address for a wired connection is called Local Area Connection or Ethernet. The IP address for a wireless connection is called Wireless Network Connection or Wi-Fi.

  1. Click Advanced.
  2. Click TCP/IP.
  3. Beside Configure IPv4, select Manually.
  4. In the IPv4 Address field, enter your desired IP address.
  5. In the Subnet Mask field, enter a default subnet address (for example, for 
  6. Do one of the following:
  • Leave the Router field blank.
  • Enter the IP address of the default gateway.
  1. Click OK and Apply to apply the changes.

Note: If you are changing your IP address to access a specific device, minimize the Network window. Complete the steps above, but in step 7, select Using DHCP to access the Internet again.

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