How do I obtain my IP address to set up my printer?

The Internet Protocol (IP) Address is a numerical label assigned to any device participating in a computer network using the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions:  host or network interface identification and location addressing

The following instructions will walk you through obtaining the IP for either your wired or wireless network adapter.

Windows Vista/7

  1. Start Button > Type "cmd" in search field
  2. Select cmd.exe > Type "ipconfig /all"
  3. Find the “Ipv4” listed under Wireless LAN Adapter or Ethernet Adapter (Depending on Type of Connection)

Windows XP

  1. Start > Run
  2. Type "cmd" and press Enter
  3. Type "ipconfig /all"
  4. Find the “Ipv4” listed under Wireless LAN Adapter or Ethernet Adapter (Depending on Type of Connection) 

Mac OS X 10.5/10.6

  1. Go to the Network Panel in System Preferences.
  2. Select either Ethernet (Wired) or Airport (Wireless) on the left panel.
  3. Your IP address should appear on the right.

If you are having trouble locating your IP Address, contact the Service Desk or call (617) 495-7777 for further assistance.