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Static IP Address on iOS

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This document explains the steps in getting a static IP address on iOS devices.
 
When using static IP addresses on home and other private networks, they should be chosen from within the standard private IP address ranges listed:

  • 10.0.0.0 through 10.255.255.255
  • 172.16.0.0 through 172.31.255.255
  • 192.168.0.0 through 192.168.255.255

 
Tap on the settings icon in your iPhone/iPads screen.
 
Go to the Wi-Fi tab at the top of the settings window.
 
Tap on the blue arrow next to the name of the Wi-Fi network that you are using. If you are using iOS7, click on the blue "i" next to the name of the Wi-Fi network.
 
Tap on the "Static" tab.  (the picture below is an example, use your own network info)
Setting manual DHCP information and static IP address in iOS
Tap on the IP Address field and enter the static IP address that you want to use on your iPhone/iPad.
 
Tap on the Router field and enter the routers IP address.
 
Tap on Subnet Mask and enter your information (usually 225.225.0.0).
 
Tap on the Wi-Fi networks button in the upper left corner of the screen to save settings.