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How to view full network configuration on Windows 10

The Settings app conveniently shows all your network adapters configuration, so you don't need to use command lines on Windows 10.

On Windows 10, knowing the current network configuration can be useful information when troubleshooting connection problems, setting up remote access, or simply to stay informed about the network properties.

You’ve been able to view this information for a long time, but unless you knew how to use command lines, these were details available only for advanced users. However, starting with Windows 10, the Settings app makes it easy to view the full network configuration for all your adapters installed on your device.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to view the current configuration for your networking adapters on Windows 10.

How to view full network configuration using Settings

Instead of using Command Prompt or PowerShell, you can now use the Settings app to get a full view of your current network settings. Here’s how you can see this information.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Network & Internet.

  3. Click on Status.

  4. Under the “Change your network settings” section, click the View your network properties link.

    Status settings page on Windows 10
    Status settings page on Windows 10

In the page, you’ll find a list of all your networking adapters, such as Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and even virtual adapters with a bunch of useful information, which you can use to find out the physical address (MAC), whether the connection is operational, link speed, IP and DNS addresses, network name and category (network profile), and much more.

View your network properties on Windows 10
View your network properties on Windows 10

If you need to export your networking adapter settings, at the bottom of the page, you’ll find a Copy button to gather all the details in the clipboard, which then you can paste in a text file.