Thursday, 12 October 2017

How to find IP address of a remote computer

It is very easy to find IP address of a remote computer if you know the right tricks. You do not need complex software installed on your computer or learn the hardcore hacking tricks. All you require is learning a few basic tricks. This will help you get the IP address of another computer remotely. And, these tricks are all free!

Methods That Help You Find IP Address of a Computer Remotely

An IP address or Internet Protocol address is a unique number or value related to each individual computer or printer or computer network. This IP address is like a postal zip code for any computer that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. It helps in identification of the host or network. As well as helps in locating the address of a particular computer.

The following methods will help you find the IP address of a remote computer.

1. PHP Notification Script

It is very easy to get the remote computer IP address by downloading a PHP notification script.
  • Download PHP notify script. You can find an IP notify script online.
  • You will need to open a new account on any free hosting site that supports PHP.
  • Extract the IP_Finder.ZIP files and upload two files IP.html and index.php (or ip_log.txt) into the root folder of the hosting account with the help of File Manager.
  • Rename the ip.php file as per your choice and set permission to 777 on the ip_log.txt or index.php.
  • Now, send the link of the ip.php to the person whose computer’s IP address you need. The person will click on the link and their IP address will be registered in the ip_log.txt.
This way you will be able to check the remote IP address of all those who have clicked on your link.

2. Using Blogs and Websites

If you have your own blogs and websites then it is very easy to get the IP address of a computer remotely. If you do not have a blog, then create one right away. In this tutorial, let us consider the ‘Blogger’ blog services by Google.

Go to or start using the stats services such as histats. In a new template add the widget and enter the histats code. Send your blog link to the intended target and when they visit your blog, you will be able to catch their computer’s IP address remotely.

3. Use Notify Service

In this method, you need to use the email-based service Read Notify service. You need to visit the RCPT website and register your account using the email confirmation link. After the account is activated, you can compose your email the way you normally do. Then just type at the end of the recipient’s email address and send the mail. For example:

These are a few simple ways of extracting the IP address of a computer remotely.



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