How to Find Your Xbox One IP Address

What to Know

There are a few different reasons why you might need to know the IP address for your Xbox One. In this guide, we'll tell you how to find it, as well as how to set a static IP address for Xbox One, and why you might want to do that.

How to Find an Xbox One IP Address

Steps to find an xbox one ip address

Finding the IP address of an Xbox One is an extremely easy process. You'll need to have access to the console, turn it on, and then make sure it's connected to your network.

If you're absolutely sure the Xbox One is connected to your network, you can find its IP address through following these steps:

  1. Open System > Settings
  2. Select Network > Network settings
  3. Select Advanced settings

On this screen, you will see the current IP address of your Xbox One on the right. You will also see the port it is currently using and other information that may be useful for diagnostic purposes if voice chat or multiplayer aren't working correctly.

Why Would an Xbox One Need a Static IP?

The xbox one static IP settings screen

Depending on how your network is set up, you may find that your Xbox One is assigned a different IP address every single time it connects to the network. This usually isn't a problem, but there are situations where it can be useful to have a static IP that never changes.

The main reason to assign a static IP is that it will allow you to make advanced changes to your network settings that will apply only to the Xbox One.

For instance, you may be able to access the advanced settings in your router to change the network address translation (NAT) type to fix Xbox One connection problems.

If you are experiencing that problem, you will also have to forward ports in the advanced settings of your router.

Here are the ports that you typically need to forward:

  • TCP: 53, 80, 3074
  • UDP: 53, 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Depending on your router, you may be able to set a static IP address from the router control panel. If that isn't possible, then you can set a static IP right from the Xbox One itself.

How to Set a Static IP Address for Xbox One

The steps to set an xbox one static ip

Setting a static IP address for an Xbox One only takes a few more steps than it takes to find the IP address in the first place:

  1. Open System > Settings
  2. Select Network > Network settings
  3. Select Advanced settings
  4. Write down the current IP address
  5. Select IP settings
  6. Switch from Automatic to Manual
  7. Input the IP address you wrote down in a previous step, and press Enter.

You can enter any IP address you want, but using the one that was already assigned ensures that you won't accidentally create a conflict.

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