This article explains how to view the list of IP addresses of all devices connected to a network router. You can use a Windows computer or a Mac to access a router's configuration and management web page. If you are using a mobile device, iOS or Android, you can download a diagnostic app to detect all devices connected to a router.
Method 1 of 3: Computer
Step 1. Find the IP address of the network router
Follow this information:
Windows - access the menu Start by clicking on the icon
click on the item Settings
click on the icon Network and Internet, click on the link View network properties, scroll down the page that appears to the "Wi-Fi" section, then make a note of the IP address visible next to "Default gateway".
Mac - open the menu Apple by clicking on the icon
click on the item System Preferences …, click on the icon Network, click on the Wi-Fi connection listed in the left pane of the window that appeared, click on the button Advanced …, click on the tab TCP / IP tab, then take note of the address displayed next to the "Router" entry.
Step 2. Launch your computer's internet browser
Double-click on the browser icon you normally use (for example
Step 3. Click on the address bar
It is the text field displayed at the top of the browser window.
If there is already a URL in the address bar, delete it before continuing
Step 4. Enter the IP address of the router
Type the address indicated by "Default Gateway" (on Windows) or "Router" (on Mac) and press the Enter key.
Step 5. Log in to the router's administration page
You will need to provide your username and password and then press the Enter key.
If you have not set up a custom username and password, you will need to use the default login credentials which are usually found on a sticker located on the underside of the router. Alternatively, you can consult the instruction manual of the device
Step 6. Find the list of devices connected to the router
The name and location of this section vary from router to router. Try looking for it in the "Settings", "Advanced Settings", "Status" or "Connections" tabs or sections.
In some cases, the list of devices connected to the router is displayed in the "DHCP connections" or "Wireless connections" section
Step 7. Review the items in the list
Each of these elements indicates a device connected to the network router which is therefore using the internet connection.
Many routers also display devices that have connected to the network in the past but may not currently be in the list. Normally these list items are displayed in gray or with a specific wording indicating that they are not currently connected to the network
Method 2 of 3: iPhone
Step 1. Download and install the Fing app
It is a free program that can detect all devices connected to a LAN. To install the app in question, follow these instructions:
Access the App Store by tapping the icon
- Select the tab Search for;
- Tap the search bar;
- Type in the keyword fing, then press the button Search for;
- Push the button Get located to the right of the application name;
- Verify your identity using the device's Touch ID or Face ID feature, or by typing your Apple ID password when prompted.
Step 2. Launch the Fing app
Push the button You open located on the right of the application name displayed on the App Stiore page. Alternatively, tap the blue and white app icon that appeared on the device's Home.
Step 3. Wait for the list of IP addresses of all devices connected to the LAN to be displayed
As soon as you launch the program, it will automatically scan the network for all local IP addresses in use. It may take a few minutes for the device names to appear next to each IP address.
Step 4. Review the list of IP addresses you have obtained
As soon as the list of scan results appears, you can review it to determine which devices are connected to your LAN router.
If you have the option to wait a few minutes, the app will be able to assign some (or all) of the IP addresses the name and manufacturer of the device they belong to
Method 3 of 3: Android devices
Step 1. Download and install the Network Utilities app
It is a free program that allows you to scan the Wi-Fi network for all connected devices. To install the app in question, follow these instructions:
Log in to Play Store by selecting this icon
- Tap the search bar;
- Type in the keywords network utilities;
- Press the "Search" button on the keyboard;
- Select the Network Utilities app characterized by an icon depicting several yellow spheres placed on a dark gray background.
- Push the button Install.
Step 2. Launch the Network Utilities app
Push the button You open on the Google Play Store page or tap the gray and yellow application icon that appears in the "Applications" panel.
Step 3. Press the Allow button when prompted
This will allow the Network Utilities app to have access to the Wi-Fi connection of the Android device.
Step 4. Select the Local devices item
It is listed along the left side of the screen.
- If the indicated option is not visible, press the button first ☰ located in the upper left corner of the screen.
Step 5. Review the list of IP addresses you have obtained
A list of network addresses will be displayed. Each of them is tied to a specific device that is currently connected to the LAN.