How to Track Someone’s IP Address on Skype

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Skype is Microsoft's software for video chatting and voice calling. Skype is one of the best video calling software that you can use to communicate with clients. Did you know that you can get someone's IP address on Skype?

Skype is one of the best video calling and chatting apps that you can use to communicate with family, friends, and clients. It is a reliable video calling app that you can use to call anyone from any part of the world, share files and even links. Just like you can find an IP address from your phone number, games, and other mediums, email address, you can track someone's IP address on Skype. Here are some methods you can use:

Top 4 Methods To Get Someone’s IP Address on Skype

1. Skype IP Resolver

For this method to work, the user must be online.

Step 1: Open Skype and log in using your username and password. Search for the username of the intended person.

Step 2: Open the Skype IP resolver website and paste the copied username in the “Skype Username” field.

Skype copied Username

Skype copied field


Step 3: First, complete the authentication process and enter the number in the blue box.  Then click on the “Lookup” button.

Skype IP Resolver Lookup button

Step 4: The IP address of the person will be displayed.

Skype IP Resolver ip details


2. Use Command Prompt

Since Skype is a computer-side software, when we establish a video or chat with someone, we can check the IP address established with us through the Personal Identification Number (PID). Skype's PID seems to be 2848.

While using this method, try to ensure that the number of users online is small. If the users are too many, many IP addresses will be displayed.

Step 1: Open Skype and login into your account. Make sure the person you want to track is online.

Skype and login

Step 2: Launch the command prompt by clicking Win + R and type CMD on the command prompt dialog box. Then type “netstat-ano”. This command detects all the IP addresses connected to your computer. This helps to output the PID responsible for the connection.

windows 10 run cmd

netstat-an command

Step 3: To find the program associated with the PID, type “task list” in the command prompt.

Step 3: Once you ascertain the PID of the other user in Skype, you can check the IP address connected to it.

netstat-an ip details

3. Wireshark

Wireshark is a remarkable software you can use to find the IP address of a user in Skype.

Step 1: Download and install the Wireshark software.  Choose the specific software that is compatible with your system. Run the Wireshark software. Click on start > Wifi – en or choose your internet card.

Install Wireshark

Step 2: Open Skype and ensure the other user is online.

Step 3: Go to network on your device, and copy your local WIFI IP address.

local WIFI IP address

Step 4: On Wireshark, Type on the Filter part, ip.src = = and udp.srcport = = with ( being your IP address.

Step 4: Open Skype; on the menu bar, click Skype, Preferences –> Advanced. Copy the “incoming connection port”. Then go and add it to the filter part in Wireshark. Click Apply, then click the green icon on Wireshark.

incoming connection port

Wireshark udp.srcport

Eg: ip.src = = and udp.srcport = = 00000

(00000 is the incoming connection port)

Step 5: Skype call the other user you want to track their IP address. When you go back to Wireshark, you will see many connected IP addresses. Click the red icon on the menu bar after getting the specific IP address of the other person. This stops the capturing and tracking process.

Skype call

Wireshark skype ip details

4. Use a Short Link

You can use a short link to get the IP address of another user on Skype.

Step 1: Upload a file on Google Drive or Dropbox. Take the shareable link and paste it into the IP logger at “URL and Image Shortener”. Then, click on Get IP logger code.

Create a disguisable link

iplogger to produce short links

Step 2:  On the next page, copy the “link for viewing statistics” that you will use later.

iplogger short link foramtion

Step 3: Take the IP logger link for collecting statistics and shorten it using Bitly or change the domain name to be used for your link on that same window.


Step 3: Copy the link and paste it into the Skype message box with the other user. When the other user in skype clicks it, you will get their IP address through the link for collecting statistics or under logged IPs section.

iplogger ip tracking


These are some of the most common ways to trace the IP address of the other user on Skype. However, even if you opt to track someone's IP, don't use it for illegal purposes. These should only be used to ascertain whether someone is saying the truth about their location. Skype allows you to see the phone number of the other call. You can use the Geo finder to know the specific root of the specific phone user.

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