sometimes on your MacBook pro or MacBook air you may want to change IP address, if you are blocked from your network on MacBook pro or MacBook air and you can change the default IP address easily by changing network settings, tcp/ip and set it to manually and enter ipv4 address and this method applies for all MacBooks like MacBook air or MacBook pro or even if you are using iMac as well, so lets see how to change ip address on MacBook pro or MacBook air in detail below.
Change IP address on MacBook pro or MacBook air by Using Network Settings:
Step 1: On your MacBook on top bar menu click on WIFI network icon.
Note: If you are not connected to wifi network or if you are using Ethernet network then same method applies with same settings.
Step 2: Click on open network preferences.
Step 3: In network settings, your ip address will be visible like: 192.168.10.01 ( numbers may differ).
Step 4: Now in bottom of network settings ->click on Advanced.
Step 5: In advanced settings->click on TCP/IP tab.
Step 6: Now change the b using drop down and set it to -> Manually.
Step 7: Now change Ipv4 address from 0.0.0.0 to 192.168.10.58 (change last 2 digit number).
Step 8: Click on OK
That’s it, this is how you change your ip address on MacBook pro or MacBook air or iMac. Once you change ip address you can go ahead to network settings and under status you can check your ip address will be changed to what you have assigned manually ip address.
Where can I check ip address on MacBook pro or MacBook air ?
You can go ahead to and open network settings and click on wifi tab on left side and under status connected you can check your IP address.
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Why to change ip address on MacBook pro or MacBook air?
If you IP address is blocked by your network and could access internet or browse internet, then it is blocked by ip address, by changing ip address on your MacBook air or MacBook pro you will be able to access internet without any issues.
Open system preferences->Advanced->TCP/IP->Change ip address to manually and enter new ip address.
If you are blocked from network then you need to change ip address to get access.
You can use VPN(Virtual private network) to change ip address of MacBook to us.