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Managing Internet Connection Settings in Windows 10

Last Updated: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 > Related Articles

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Learn the steps to access the Internet connections settings and reset your IP address in Windows 10.


Follow the steps below to manage Internet connection settings in Windows 10. See how to do the following.

View Internet Connection Details 

Learn how to view your Internet connection details.


From the Taskbar, complete the following.

  1. Click the Start icon, then click Settings.
  2. Select Ethernet.

Click Network and Sharing Center.


To view the network details for your network connection, use the following steps.

  1. Click the icon for your connection type next to Connections.

    Ethernet highlighted

  2. Click Details.

    Details highlighted

    Result: The Network Connection Details window displays.

    Network connection details window

Reset TCP/IP Address 

Use the steps below to reset the TCP/IP address in Windows 10.


From the taskbar, click the Start icon.

In the Search field, enter CMD and then press Enter.

Result: The Command Prompt window displays.

In the Command Prompt window next to where the cursor is flashing, choose one of the following, then enter the information as directed. Do not use spaces.

  • To view your IP address, enter ipconfig and then press Enter. The numbers and dots that display represent your address.
  • To release your IP address, enter ipconfig/release and press Enter.
  • To renew your IP address, enter ipconfig/renew and press Enter.

Note: When finished, click the X in the upper right corner to close the Command Prompt window.

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