How to Renew Your IP Address

Connect: How to tell your Windows or Apple computer to refresh your IP address.

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Written by Aisha Ali
Updated over a week ago


  1. Press Windows Key & R

  2. Type "cmd" and press enter

  3. Type "ipconfig /release" and press enter

  4. Once that has complete

  5. You can now type "ipconfig /renew" and press enter


Click Apple button and go to System Preferences.

Click Network.

Click on Wi-Fi or Ethernet (Depends on which one is used) in the left side box, and click Advanced on the right side corner.

In the top options, select TCP/IP. If you get IP by Using DHCP, you can see Renew DHCP Lease button. Click it to renew the IP address.

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