How to find your Default Network Gateway from Mac OSX

To find out your default network gateway address (router IP address) from a Mac OSX computer, please refer to the steps below:

Go to  Finder > Applications > Utilities and launch your Terminal

At the  Terminal screen, enter the following command:

route get default | grep gateway

You will now see the following information:

In this example, our default gateway address is


To find this information from another computer system, kindly refer to the instructions from the link below.

How to find your Default Network Gateway
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