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How to Change Your IP Address?

Last Updated : 22 Oct, 2022
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IP address stands for Internet Protocol address. The Internet Protocol is a set of rules for users’ communication over the internet like sending messages, mail, streaming video, or searching any website. An IP Address recognized a network or device on the internet. An IP address is a unique address that is used to identify a network or device. Sometimes you need to change your IP address because of viewing content online which is otherwise restricted, or you are not able to connect to Wi-Fi.

 In this article, we will talk about how various types of methods to change IP addresses.

  • Connect to VPN to change your IP address
  • To change your IP address using the proxy method
  • Unplugging your modem to Change IP addresses 

Method 1: Connect To VPN To Change Your IP Address

Step 1: Download the updated VPN from the internet for your device. open the VPN app and select the server to which you want to connect for accessing restricted content.


Step 2: There is a list of the server of premium and non-premium, highlighted rectangular part is a pro version of the VPN on the other hand rest of the server is free to use.


Step 3: Select one server and connect the device successfully to the network with a different IP address.


Here are some best VPNs you can use like NordVPN, Express VPN, Private VPN, etc.

Method 2: Using Proxy Method

Proxies work similarly to VPNs, but with less security. Proxies are a way to change the IP address of the device or computer. A proxy works by acting as an intermediate party between the device or computer and the network. All the traffic requests are sent to the proxy, and the proxy works as an intermediary to the internet. When processing a user request the proxy first strips off the IP address with its IP address then The proxy requests a web page, website, or information you wanted. Different types of proxies can be used to change your IP address, among them is HTTPS proxies. HTTP/S proxies Usually, either browser extensions or special websites, allow work like a browser within your browser. They change only the IP address on data sent and from, they do not create any disturbance to other apps or even DNS traffic. If encryption is included, they are called SSL proxies.

Method 3: Unplugging Your Modem

If you unplug your modem you get able to new IP address .wait a moment and plug in again for a different IP address .this method always does not work but most times it works because your ISP might just give you the same IP address again. you unplug the modem longer higher chance to get a new IP address, once you get the new IP address you can now able to connect the network with a different IP address. 

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