What is IP address: Every device connected to the Internet has a unique number called IP(Internet Protocol) address. Now every time you get connected to internet you are assigned an IP address. IP addresses consist of four numbers separated by decimals and look something like 127.0.0.1.You can check it out what’s your IP here.
Why you need an IP: An IP is your unique identification. When ever you visit any website then that website identifies you with your ip address and responds to your requests. This IP addressing is the way to distinguish millions of computers in the World you want to communicate. In most cases you require IP for gaming, , proxy detection, anonymity,remote desktop connection.
How can you change your IP:
You can change you IP by turning off you internet connection and cable or modem for 10 to 15 mins. If this doesn’t work then you got to do this connection disable for long period of time say 7 hrs (overnight). Here is another way which may also change your IP, but since its taken at random and decided by ISP so it might be possible that none of the techniques work.
Open run>>type cmd>>type the following two commands on command prompt.
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /renew Hopefully that works for you.
How to hide you IP: The best method to hide your IP address is proxy server. A proxy server is a computer(or application) that offers a an intermediary to allow clients to make indirect network connections to other network services. A client connects to the proxy server and then requests some service like file, connection or other resource available on a different server. Check out this to access list of proxy servers.