Finding your computer's hostname or IP address

On your Mac

Click this link to open the Sharing settings on your Mac.

You'll find your Mac's hostname (ex: MacBook-Pro.local.) at the bottom of the list or under Computer Name in macOS 12 or earlier.

On your Windows PC

  1. Click on the Start menu and type cmd. When you see the cmd applications in Start menu panel, click it or just press enter.
  2. A command line window will open. Type ipconfig and press enter.
  3. You'll see a bunch of information, but the line you want to look for is "IPv4 Address." The number across from that text is your local IP address (ex:

On your Linux PC or Raspberry Pi

  1. Open a Terminal window
  2. Type ifconfig
  3. Find the current network interface (ex:

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