How to Find your Raspberry Pi’s IP Address

Knowing your Raspberry Pi’s IP Address is useful for remotely accessing the PI or remotely copying files to and from the Pi.

Getting your Pi’s IP address is super simple.

First open up the terminal:

terminal icon on raspbian




Then type the following command:


You’ll see a bunch of data split up into 3 sections: “eth0”, “lo” and “wlan0”.

All you need to know is the eth0 is your network information for a wired connection, whereas if you are connected to the internet through WiFi, we want to look at the wlan0 section.

Look for the line that looks like this:

ip address

The first set of numbers after the word ‘inet’ is your Pi’s IP address.

So in the above image, the IP address would be: