How to Configure a Static IP Address (Android)

Question

How do I setup a Static IP Address on my Android Device?

Solution

The steps will vary with different versions of android. This documentation is based on Android version 11.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Network & Internet, then Wi-Fi.
  3. Tap on the network you are currently connected to to open the settings menu.

    Image of list of UO networks
     
  4. Select the pencil icon in the top right to access the network settings.


     
  5. Select Advanced Options.

    Click on the bottom checkbox to show advanced options
     
  6. Select IP Settings.
  7. Change the setting from DHCP to Static.

    Change DHCP to Static
     
  8. When using static IP addresses on home and other private networks, they should be chosen from within the standard private IP address ranges listed:
    • 10.0.0.0 through 10.255.255.255
    • 172.16.0.0 through 172.31.255.255
    • 192.168.0.0 through 192.168.255.255
  9. Now enter the IP address.
    • This step is specific to each network. 
      • ex: 192.168.1.128
  10. The Gateway should fill in automatically based on the IP address. If not, copy the IP address and replace the last number with a 1. 
    • ex. Based on previous example: 192.168.1.1
  11. Tap Save and let the network reconnect.
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Article ID: 33742
Created
Thu 7/20/17 11:32 AM
Modified
Wed 10/27/21 11:12 AM