What is my IP Address?
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IP Definition & Meaning

The ‘IP’ stands for "Internet Protocol", The
"address" part refers to a unique number that gets linked to all online activity you do which is the set of rules that makes it possible for devices to communicate over the Internet.

Example of What they are used for?

  • like a return address on a letter you'd send out.
  • Ordering of Products online, IP address come to play to make your location Known for delivery.

With billions of people accessing the Internet every day, unique identifiers are necessary to keep track of who is doing what.

The Internet Protocol solves this by assigning IP numbers to every device accessing the Internet.

What's my IP Address?

See my IP Address

How/What does IP Address Look Like?

An IP address is written in "dotted decimal" notation, which is 4 sets of numbers separated by period each set representing 8-bit number ranging from (0-255). An example of IPv4 address is