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How to setup static IP address android phone: Lollipop (5.1.1)

Setup static IP address android phone or tablet. A static IP address is one type of permanenet address on the internet assigned by Internet service provider (ISP). You can setup the static IP address of network you want to use on your android lollipop and KitKat device. By default on your android lollipop (5.1.1) device, IP settings set as DHCP.

To setup the static IP address of network, you can add the details of IP address, Gateway, Network prefix length and DNS 1. You can also add new network name or change network name using Wi-Fi settings. Follow below given steps to setup static IP address android smartphone or tablet.


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Complete guide: How to setup static IP address android phone or tablet

Step 1: Open “Settings” app on your android lollipop (5.1.1) device

Tap WiFi under connection settings

Step 2: Under connection section, tap on “Wi-Fi”

Step 3: Tap and hold on “network name” want to setup static IP address on android device

Manage network settings

Step 4: Tap on “Manage network settings”

Show advanced options

You can see above screen on your android lollipop (5.1.1) device, tick mark the checkbox of “show advanced options”

setup static IP address android phone

Step 5: Tap on “IP settings” option & Click “Static”

How to setup static IP address android lollipop

You can see the above screen on your android device.

Step 6: To setup new IP address, enter the details of IP address, Gateway, network prefix length and Domian name server 1

Step 7: Click on “Save”

You can also setup static IP address android phone or tablet using below settings:

Tap on more top right corner

Settings > Wi-Fi > More from top right side corner > Add network > Show advanced options

It’s simple to add new network name and setup static IP address on android lollipop (5.1.1)phone or tablet device. That’s all.

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