Mobile phones connected to the Wi-Fi network or wireless router all have their own unique IP address. This is the internal IP address for the data exchange and communication between devices in the same local network, such as your home network, office network. In this article, we will use a Lenovo smartphone to show you how to find out the IP address, both local and external IP addresses, of Lenovo phone and other Android phones. Note that each time you connect the same device to the network, you may get different LAN IP address, or even external IP address (depending on your ISP).
Three ways to check your IP address on Lenovo mobile:
Find Lenovo IP address from Wi-fi network;
Find Lenovo IP address from phone status;
Find public Lenovo phone IP using online IP address lookup.
How to find local IP address on Lenovo phone?
Smartphones play a more and more important role in our both daily life and work. You may need to know the IP address of your cell phone for the network troubleshooting or required by some apps or desktop software sometimes. For example, in an earlier guide we showed you how to send files between computer and Lenovo phone over Wi-Fi using FTP. This is absolutely one of hte easiest ways you can find to upload files from computer to Lenovo mobile or download files from Lenovo phone to computer, especially when you have a lot of heavy media files and documents to copy over between a phone and your desktop or laptop.
The method to check mobile phone IP address is quite similar across different Android phones, such as Samsung, LG, HTC, Lenovo, Nexus, Motorola, Huawei, Xiaomi, ZTE, etc. If you are using Samsung Galaxy phones, you can also refer to this tutorial to find out IP address on Samsung Android phones. To check the Lenovo phone IP address. connect up your Lenovo phone to a Wi-Fi network. Then go to Settings, tap on Wi-Fi or WLAN, you can then find a list of all detectable Wi-Fi networks on your Lenovo mobile phone. The current connected Wi-Fi network should be at the top of this list. Tap on the current Wi-Fi network name, you will see all the details and information about this Wi-Fi network, see below screenshot.
From above screen, you can find the Wi-fi status, signal strength, link speed, security types, IP address on the Lenovo phone.
How to find IP address from Lenovo phone status?
There are different ways you can check the IP address of your Lenovo device. Another easy way is to go to Settings >> About phone >> Status, you can find your phone IP address, Mac address, Bluetooth address and more information from there.
How to find external IP address of Lenovo phone?
The easiest way might be using a third party online IP lookup service. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or cellular network. Open your internet browser and visit a search engine like Google or Bing, search something like “what is my IP”, you can get a very long search result page with all kinds of online IP address checker. Open the IP lookup site, your public or external IP address should be displayed. Following are two free online IP lookup sites you may use: