As part of the internet setup process, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) also provides you with a public IP (Internet Protocol) address, which is assigned to the router (modem) to identify your network and connect online.
Although, usually, you don’t need to worry about this information, sometimes it’s important to know your current public IP address to troubleshoot connectivity problems, or access remote services, such as SFTP, VPN, or private website without a domain name.
How to get external IP address on Windows 10
To find out the public IP address using PowerShell, use these steps:
Search for PowerShell and click the top result to open the experience.
Type the following command to find your public IP address and press Enter:
Once you complete the steps, you’ll have an understanding of the external address that your ISP has assigned to your internet connection.