Question: Which IP Should I Use?

Does IP address matter?

Technically it makes no difference what IP address your device has.

Usually consumer/home routers will set the DHCP range to be high numbers, ie.

100 to 200 in which case it makes sense to put static IP’s outside that range..

Where is your IP address?

What is my phone’s IP address? Navigate to Settings > About device > Status then scroll down. There, you’ll be able to see your Android phone’s public IP address along with other information such as MAC address.

What is the purpose of 127.0 0.0 IP address?

Loopback IP Addresses The IP address range 127.0. 0.0 – 127.255. 255.255 is reserved for loopback, i.e. a Host’s self-address, also known as localhost address. This loopback IP address is managed entirely by and within the operating system.

Can I use any IP address I want?

So you can use all the IP addresses from 192.168. 0.1 to 192.168. 255.254 (the first one is reserved and the last one is a broadcast address) really in any way you want and your router allows. The simplest route usually taken in this situation is to use the “sub-subnet” 192.168.

Is it better to use static IP or DHCP?

Since static IP address requires manual configurations, it can create network issues if you use it without a good understanding of TCP/IP. While DHCP is a protocol for automating the task of assigning IP addresses. … DHCP does not need any manual configuration to connect to local devices or gain access to the Web.