How to set Static IP on MAC – Step by Step

In this post, I’ll show you how to set Static IP on MAC – Step by Step. While most networks have DHCP configured to assign out addresses, sometimes you may want your computer to have a static IP. Here’s how you do it:

Also read, DNS settings on MAC – how do you change them!

Static IP on MAC

1. Open System Preferences

Click on the Apple icon on the top-left of your screen and select System Preferences:

Static IP on MAC

2. Click the option for Network

Static IP on MAC

3. Choose the interface that you’d like to set Static IP for.

In my case, this is Thunderbolt Ethernet.

Static IP on MAC

4. Choose Manually under the option to Configure IPv4:

Static IP on MAC

5. Set the Static IP, subnet mask and default gateway:

Static IP on MAC

The default gateway needs to be set under the Router option.

6. Click Apply to save your settings.

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DNS settings on MAC – how do you change them!

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