Changing IP address in not illegal until and unless you’re not using it to break laws. IP address defines the unique series of numbers that identify your specific device. Changing the IP address consistently is safe & also boost privacy.
Here you will find 4 simple ways to change the IP address.
1- Changing the IP address with a VPN
Changing IP address with a VPN is simpler than searching something on the internet. Open your VPN app & connect to any city other than the one you are living currently.
2- By unplugging router
Unplug your router and make the router forget the device connected to it. Once you plug it back after 10 minutes (it may take longer), the router will treat you as a new device and assign a different IP address.
Remember to check your IP from any IP-checking website before and after the process to make sure your IP address has changed.
3-Change the IP address automatically
MacOS: Go to system preferences then to network then advanced. Click on TCP/IP and select Renew DHCP Lease button on the right side of the window.
iOS: Click on settings icon, go to network, and choose the wireless network you’re currently on. Tap on configure IP then Automatic
Windows 10: Press Win+R to open Run box dialog, type cmd and press enter to open command prompt. Type ipconfig /release, then ENTER, some texts will zoom by. When it stops, type ipconfig /renew and hit Enter again.
Android: Go to settings then tap connections, there tap Wi-Fi. select the network you’re currently connected to. Tap the gear-shaped icon to the right of the network for displaying your IP address, then tap Forget. This makes your phone forget the network and once you reconnect you will get a new IP address.
4-Manually change your IP address
You must have your own IP address for this process.
MacOS: Go to system Preferences and click on network, then network connection, then configure IPv4.Select Manually and type the IP Address.
iOS: Go to Settings, tap Wi-Fi, then Network. Under the IPv4 address section, tap Configure IP. Manually type the IP address.
Windows: from your Administrator account and click Start, then go to Control Panel. Click network, then Network Connection, and then click on your local area connection. Next, click Properties, then click TCP/IP, manually type the IP address.
Android: Go to Settings, tap Connections then tap Wi-Fi. select the network you’re currently connected to. Tap the gear-shaped icon to the right of the network for displaying your IP address, then tap Advanced from the bottom of the screen, then IP settings, select static, then manually type the address on the next screen.