How to Change IP Address on Mac for Free.


An IP address an identity on the internet. All computing device has an IP address when they are connected to the internet. The other devices addresses are dynamic, means that it has different IP address each time when it connects to the internet. The IP address remains constant till the device is disconnected and reconnects it have another address.

Changing your IP address that appears to be from another region can grant you access. The reason why people choose to change IP addresses to do without getting blocked from service. Changing your IP address can help protect your identity.

How to change your IP address on your Mac

Method 1:

Step 1: Select the “System Preferences” , by clicking the apple logo.

Step 2: Click on the “network” icon, on the system preference menu.

Step 3: Choose your active network, in the left sidebar of the Preference window.

Step 4: Click the “Advanced…” button at the right bottom corner.

Step 5: Click on the “TCP/IP” tab

Step 6: Click on the dropdown menu on the “Configure IPv4 and select “using DHCP” with manual address.

Step 7: You can enter your desired IP address into the field “IPv4 Address”.

Step 8: After you completed the above steps , now click on the OK button to change your settings.

Method 2:

Step 1: Unplug your router and wait for a few seconds

Step 2: Plug the router back in, most of the residential connections have Dynamic IP address. It provides you a new IP address each time your router connects to the network.

Step 3: Check for the new IP address, by searching “what is my IP” on google.


These methods will only reset your Mac’s IP address to a new one within the same region. You need to use a web proxy service, to skirt laws and policies to let you view content that is off limits to you. We hope that this article has helped you to find the method of changing your IP address. Let us know about your feedback and experience in the comment section.

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