How to Track Someone’s IP Address Through LOL

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How often do you play League of Legends (LOL)? Would you want to track your opponent's IP address to know their specific location?  How to find someone's IP address on LOL. Here are some methods you can use

LOL is the short form for the game League of Legends. It is an online battle arena video game for multiple players. It is a free-to-play game, but you have to purchase the character customization. It is highly compatible with Windows and macOS, accessible, has great character designs and production value. It also has exciting gameplay and character stories. Here are some methods you can use to find someone’s IP address on LOL.

Top 4 Tricks To Get Someone’s IP Address on LOL

1) The Netstat Comand

Step 1: First, you need to add the person you want to track as your game friend. Invite him or her to join the game.

LOL Invite

Step 2: When you are in the game, quickly launch “Command Prompt”.  Click WIN + R and type CMD on the command prompt dialog.

windows 10 run cmd

Step 3: On the command prompt dialog box, type “netstat-an”. This is a network connection view command that detects the IP of other devices that are currently connected to your computer.

netstat-an command

Step 4: You can check the PID (Person Identification Number) of LOL in the task manager. Check the IP addresses connected to it.


Step 5: A lot of IP addresses will be displayed, and you will need to check them one by one as the player's ID is not normally shown directly. Return to your active game.

netstat-an ip details

2) Cain and Abel View

Step 1: Download and install the Cain and Abel view software; it will take a few minutes. You will need to disable the firewall and other restrictions that may hinder its installation.

cain and abel view installation

Step 2:  Open the software, click on the sniffer tab. You will see the IP address part, Mac Address, OUI fingerprint, and hostname.

cain and abel view software

Step 3: Click on the “start or stop sniffer” icon and leave all the boxes unchecked on the dialog that comes up and click OK. It will scan for everything, and you will see all devices connected to your network. This includes all the devices you are actively using on your network.

start or stop sniffer

Step 4: Click on APR and click on the blue cross icon on the top menu bar. Click on the specific device on which your LOL game is on. On the dialog box, it will show all the devices connected. Click it and confirm using OK. Click on the yellow icon on the menu bar above to see all the game servers.

APR and click on the blue cross icon

Step 5: You will be able to see all the people in your game lobby. They are the players in your game, and it always shows full routing or half routing. The person with the most packets is the host of the game lobby.

full routing or half routing

Step 6: You can pick any IP address and try to track it.

cain and abel view ip details

3) Wireshark

Wireshark is software that you can use to find the IP address of your target player in League of Legends. It analyses traffic between hosts on a network easily. You can use it to pull IP addresses on LOL to know who you are playing with.

Step 1: Download and install the Wireshark software. Choose the suitable one according to your system. The installation process will take a few minutes. To use it, ensure Wireshark is running on another window.

Install Wireshark

Step 2: The next screen will provide an IP logger link for collecting and viewing statistics. Click and copy the “viewing statistics” link.

Wireshark viewing statistics

Step 3: Open the LOL game, and wait for your target player to join the game. It will then display the IP address and location of the other player.

LOL Invite

Step 4: Open the Wireshark website. On the search bar at the top, enter the IP address, and press enter to get the results.

Wireshark search bar

Step 5: Once you get the IP address, you can use other tools to check the specific location of the other LOL player.

Wireshark ip tracker

4) Use a Short Link

You can use links to capture the other party’s IP address. Hence, you can make a short link and send it through the chatbox to the other player in LOL. When the link is clicked, you can identify the IP address and location of the other person through the clicked link. However, if someone is using a VPN, it can be hard to find their real location.

Step 1: Create a disguisable link like Google Drive or Dropbox. However, don't use your official account, instead create a new one for this purpose. Upload any non-sensitive file and create a shareable link through that. You can also use a video link or any other media link.

Create a disguisable link

Step 2: Navigate to the IP logger website and paste the shareable link into the “URL and image shortener field”. Then, get the IP logger code.

iplogger homepage

iplogger to produce short links

iplogger short link foramtion

Step 3: The next window will provide an IP logger link to use for collecting statistics and viewing statistics.  Copy the viewing statistics link that you will use to track the IP address and location.

Step 4: Use a shortening service to change the URL. You can use Bitly to create a URL. You must first create an account, paste the link there, and it will change automatically.


Step 5: Open your game, wait for the other player to come in, and paste the link in the chatbox. When the opponent clicks, you will access their IP address.

iplogger ip tracking

Location just by IP address

After you have gotten the specific IP address using the above methods, you can use the open tracker online tool to get more details. It provides the specific IP address, city, country name, life expectancy, average income, time zone, subcontinent, county code, geo-targeting, Internet service provider, and much more. Hence, you can get more information about the specific location of the person.

open tracker online tool

No illegal Operation

No illegal Operation

All these methods are good to ensure that you track the IP addresses. However, be cautious and don't use them for any illegal operations. An IP address allows you to get the location of a person, and hence, you can easily use that for illegal purposes. When tracking someone's IP In a game, don't do it with illegal intent. Only track your opponent's IP address if you are suspicious of something. However, it is not such a great practice.

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