How to Configure DHCP to Obtain an Automatic IP Address on Windows 10

In this informative video, you will learn how to configure DHCP settings easily to obtain an automatic IP address on your Windows operating system. These step-by-step instructions allow you to connect seamlessly to networks without manually inputting IP information.

How to Enable DHCP on Windows 10

Step 1: Right-click Wi-Fi / Ethernet on the taskbar’s right side, then click Network and Internet Settings.

Step 2: In the Network Connections window, click on the adapter to which you connected to the network.

Step 3: When the Wi-Fi Status window opens, click Properties.

Step 4: In the Wi-Fi Properties window, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.

Step 5: In the TCP/IPv4 Properties window, tick Obtain an IP Address Automatically and click OK.

Step 6: If your computer does not receive an IP address, there may be an error on the DHCP server on the Modem / Router.

Step 7: To enable DHCP on the modem, open your web browser, type the default gateway IP address in the address line, and press Enter.

Step 8: Type the user and password when encountering the modem interface. If you do not know your ADSL modem’s username and password, check the documentation inside the box of your device.

Step 9: Enter your username and password in the modem interface. Find the DHCP-related option and activate it.

Step 10: To assign an IP address to Windows 10, disable and re-enable the network card of your PC or Laptop. If you want to do it using CMD, execute the following commands.

➦ ipconfig /release
➦ ipconfig /renew

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