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How do I change my IP address in Windows 8?

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows Key + X.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  4. Click Change adapter settings on the left.
  5. Right-click the connection you want to change and choose Properties.  

Note: If you are changing the IP address on a physical connection, it will be called “Local Area Connection” or “Ethernet”.  If you are changing the IP address on a wireless connection, it will be called “Wireless Network Connection” or “Wireless”.

  1. Left-click “Internet Protocol Version (TCP/IPv4)” to select, then click Properties.
  2. Select the radio button "Use the following IP address".
  3. Enter your desired IP address and click into the Subnet Mask area, which should auto-fill appropriately.
  4. Click OK twice to apply the settings.   

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