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I would like to see my network addresses on my phone. On Windows I can use ipconfig for this and ifconfig on Linux. But how can I see this information on my Android device? Is there an application or command for this?

More specifically I would like to see what IPv4 address I get and what IPv6 address I get or if I don't get one.

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You won't get an IPv6 address, Android doesn't support it: android.stackexchange.com/questions/3718/… –  Matthew Read Dec 16 '10 at 21:12
@Matthew: I actually get an IPv6 address, but it must be some kind of IPv4toIPv6 or some kind of local address, since it's not the same as when I visit an website. And I can't visit ipv6.google.com –  Jonas Dec 16 '10 at 21:50
Ah, my bad. That must be the "partial support" mentioned on the Google forum. –  Matthew Read Dec 16 '10 at 21:52
@Matthew: There may be something with my network operator too. I actually get a local IPv4 address from them too, it's not the same as I see if I visit an What is my IP service. Here is an interesting blog post T-Mobile: Clever or Insane? but I don't have T-Mobile as network operator. –  Jonas Dec 16 '10 at 21:57

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Try the free OS Monitor by eolwral. You can see every physical or logical network interface with associated ipv4/6 and mac addresses as well as total Rx ad Tx. Also has open connections and more, pretty awesome app for free if you ask me.

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Android comes with ifconfig, install Terminal Emulator and type "ifconfig eth0", or use "netcfg" to list all available devices. You need root to use ifconfig though.

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I have tried with Android Terminal Emulator but nothing happens if I execute ifconfig and if I run ifconfig eth0 I get eth0: No such device. I tested with netcfg now and it prints a list with IPv4, but there is no information about IPv6. Thanks anyway. –  Jonas Dec 16 '10 at 10:18
The default interface for 3G seems to be named rmnet0 instead of eth0 on my Android, so ifconfig rmnet0 works better. –  Jonas Dec 16 '10 at 21:52
you may use "ifconfig wlan0" in your terminal if you have connected with WiFi –  suresh Jan 20 at 8:42

NetGenie Lite can do that.

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I installed it but I find nothing about IPv6. Thanks anyway, it was an interesting app. –  Jonas Dec 16 '10 at 12:13

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