Users are reporting an error where they are not able to change the IP address or DNS server, they receive the following message.
Can’t save IP settings. Check one or more settings and try again.
In this article, we are going to how to save IP settings on Windows 10/11 with the help of some simple solutions.
Can’t save IP settings on Windows 11/10
Most of the users who are encountering this error use this method to change the IP Settings:
- Open Settings
- Open Ethernet settings
- Locate your ethernet
- Click IP Settings
- Click Edit
- Change the IP settings.
In this article, we will see an alternate method by which you can change your IP settings without getting this error and some solutions to troubleshoot if the issue persists.
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Before going any further, we advise you to make sure that your computer is on the latest Windows build. For that, you can check for Updates from Windows 11/10 Settings. If updating didn’t fix the issue, you can continue reading.
These are the things you can do to fix Can’t save IP settings on Windows 11/10.
- Change IP Settings by Control Panel
- Reset IP address
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Change IP Settings by Control Panel
If you are changing the IP Settings by Settings (by the above-mentioned method), you may face the error. So, let us do the same by Control Panel and see if the issue persists.
You can follow the given steps to change IP Settings by Control Panel.
- Open Control Panel from the Start Menu.
- Make sure your “View by” is set to Large icons.
- Click Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings.
- Right-click on your Ethernet connection and select Properties.
- Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.
- Now, select “Use the following IP address”, insert the IP address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, DNS Server, and click OK.
This way, your IP Settings are changed without any error.
Related: Cannot change Static IP address & DNS server.
2] Reset IP Address
If the above method yields no success, try resetting the IP Address before trying to change it. For that, we are going to use the Command Prompt. This will clear the IP cache as they can cause this error.
Launch Command Prompt as an administrator and execute the following commands.
Your computer will get disconnected from your Ethernet, momentarily, so, do not panic as it is a part of the process.
Now, retry changing IP Settings by Control (mentioned above) and see if the issue is fixed.
These are the solutions that you need to use if you are unable to edit IP Settings manually on Windows 10.
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