IP is an abbreviation of Internet Protocol. This allows devices to send and receive information over the internet or any other network.

Key Points:

  • An IP address is essentially a unique identification number for a device on a network. 
  • An IP address helps connect your device to other devices on your own local network, as well as all over the world.
  • It can be used to tracking down a user's geographical location.
  • There are four types of IP addresses: private, public, dynamic, and static.