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How Do I Hide My IP Address

August 01, 2014  |  Difficulty: Medium

 Mask My IP use for hiding your original IP address.

An IP address is a unique string of numbers in a network that identifies a computer. In short, it is a network identification number for a computer. Sometimes users don’t mind being identified in a network they are connected in. However, there are times when posting, downloading, uploading or interacting is preferred to be done anonymously. One of the simplest ways to do that is to use specialized programs that disguise your real IP address, such as Mask My IP. This free software download instantly hides an IP address, replacing it with a made up version at just the click of a button.  In the instructions below, read where to download Mask My IP and how to use it for hiding your original IP address.

Mask My IP Download and Use:

  1. Launch your Internet browser and go to the Mask My IP download page.
  2. Click on the “Download” button and save the setup file on your hard drive.
  3. Run the downloaded file and install the application.
  4. Launch the Mask My IP software.
  5. Click on the “Try” button to run the limited version (only U.S. location IPs are available). Or click on the “Get Pro!” button to purchase the premium version.
  6. The basic interface shows you your actual IP address and location. Click on the “Hide IP” button to be assigned a mock IP address.


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