Find your IPv4 Address - Android devices

By gathering the IP address obtained by your device will provide us more information with identifying the cause of the issue.


Shortcut - Find your IPv4 Address


Where you are already connected to the VostroNet network you are able to open a web browser and go to:  If you are connected to VostroNet correctly you will be provided with your User NameIP Address and MAC Address.




Every machine on a network has a unique identifier. Just as you would address a letter to send in the mail, computers use the unique identifier to send data to specific computers on a network. Most networks today, including all computers on the Internet, use the TCP/IP protocol as the standard for how to communicate on the network. In the TCP/IP protocol, the unique identifier for a computer is called its IP address.

Android devices - IPv4 Address

Use these instructions to help you locate the MAC Address of your mobile phone or tablet device on the Google Android operating system. This will help you to identify the devices shown on your account in the VostroNet Portal.

These instructions have been based on a Samsung Galaxy S5 on the Android Marshmallow operating system. Similar instructions would apply for other devices eg Samsung, HTC, Nexus, Huawei, ZTE, Sony and others.


  1. Open the Apps menu or launcher
  2. Select the Settings app

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3. Under the System heading, select About Device

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  4. Select Status, to show your device information

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  5. Scroll down to see the IPv4 or IP Address

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