Can I get location from IP address?
What information does my IP address reveal? IP addresses do reveal your geolocation, but not your precise location like a home address and never your name, phone number, or other precise personal information.
If you need to get a user’s location information, you really only have a few choices:
- Ask the user;
- Use an IP address geolocation service like geoipify;
- Use the built-in browser Geolocation API.
How do I find the physical location of an IP address?
There is no method of associating an exact physical geographical address or the computer associated with an IP address available to an end-user. If you need to report abuse by a person behind an IP address, contact local authorities or the ISP who’s in control of that IP address.
How do I find the location of a website user?
An IP address lookup is another way to get the location of your visitor. We usually use public IP lookup services/APIs for this option. Some of these are paid services and some are free. Examples include IP Geolocation API, IPinfo, and GEOIP DB.
How do I find my location API?
The Geolocation API is accessed via a call to navigator. geolocation ; this will cause the user’s browser to ask them for permission to access their location data. If they accept, then the browser will use the best available functionality on the device to access this information (for example, GPS).
How accurate is location by IP address?
IP-to-Location Accuracy IP-based geolocation services provide 55 percent to 80 percent accuracy for a user’s region or state. And they provide 50 percent to 75 percent accuracy for a user’s city.
Can I find out someone’s IP address?
Can I Track Someone’s IP Address? Yes. As long as the device is on, connected to yours and doesn’t have a proxy server or VPN obscuring it, you can track the IP address. If you want to find the IP of a device you’re connected to, you can use the “netstat -an” command in the command prompt.
How do I get a server IP?
Click the GNOME menu “Applications” and “Accessories.”. Then choose “Terminal” to open a command prompt window (terminal) in Linux. Type “host” and press “Enter.”. For example, type “host www.amazon.com.”. Read the server’s IP address in the command output. For instance, www.example.com has the IP address 184.108.40.206.
How do I Change my IP location?
Changing the Address Open the Settings app. Click the Start button and select the Settings gear. Select the Network & Internet category. Ensure the Status section is selected. This is the first tab on the left pane. Click the “Change connection properties” link. Click Edit under “IP assignment”. Scroll down to access this section.