It's sometimes really tough to find the IP address of a person using Omegle, even if you know their username. With the potential danger of an online stranger tracking your IP address and holding it against you, it may be worth trying to find a person's IP. Luckily, there are a couple of ways to get some idea of a person’s true identity on Omegle. To begin, we will focus on finding someone’s IP address on Omegle and provide tips and tricks on how to go about it.

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The Omegle platform is an anonymous social media where you can chat with strangers from all over the world. You do not require to create an account or profile, not even a pseudonym. Once you are on the Omegle platform, click on the start chat button, and in a moment, you will connect to a stranger.

But with all that ease of connecting and finding a chat companion also comes the other problem of lies upon lies. Yes, Omegle also struggles with this perennial problem of people providing false info about who they are and where they are from.

 


1. Using the Omegle IP locator extension

The first step in having the faintest idea about that stranger you are chatting with on Omegle is to try and figure out their location. To do that, you need to know their IP location. Luckily, you can do that with the Omegle IP locator extension. Here is how to do it:

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Step 1: Install the Omegle IP locator extension. (From the Omegle IP locator download page, add the extension to your browser).

Step 2: Start the Omegle chat. (Start a video chat instead of the normal text chat, and only then will the extension previously added capture the IP address).

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 Step 3: Get the IP address. (After the video chat is initiated, the extension will capture and show you the IP address. At this point, you can access the caller's details such as country, region, city, and internet provider).

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2. Using JavaScript Code

Besides the Omegle IP locator extension, you can also find someone’s IP address on Omegle using a Javascript code via the Chrome browser. Here’s how to do it:

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Step 1: Start by opening Chrome Development Tool.

Step 2: Next, launch Google Chrome

Step 3: At the top right corner of the browser, click to open the Chrome menu.

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 Step 4: Select More Tools and then click on Developer Tool

Alternatively, you can get to the Developer Tools on Chrome by pressing the Shift +Ctrl + J keys simultaneously.

Once you have opened the Developer Tool on your Chrome Browser, proceed as follows:

Step 1: Open Omegle and initiate a video chat. (The user's computer will send your protocols and IP address with the help of the JavaScript’s console code.).

Step 2: Run the Console.

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Step 3: Click to open the console tab in the upper panel of the Tools section.

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Step 4: In the console window, copy and paste:oRTCPeerConnection = window.oRTCPeerConnection || window.RTCPeerConnection
window.RTCPeerConnection = function(…args) {
const pc = new window.oRTCPeerConnection(…args)
pc.oaddIceCandidate = pc.addIceCandidate
pc.advice candidate = function(iceCandidate, …rest) {
const fields = iceCandidate.candidate.split
if (fields[7] === ‘srflx') {
console.log(‘IP Address:', fields[4])
}
return pc.oaddIceCandidate(iceCandidate, …rest)
}
return pc
}

When this code runs successfully, you should be able to get the stranger’s IP address on Omegle.


 3. Using Grabify IP Logger

 You can also find someone’s IP address on Omegle using third-party software applications. A good example is Grabify IP Logger. Follow these steps to use this tool:

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1. Select a link:

After a brief chat to win the person’s trust, go ahead and share a link with them. Ensure the link you wish to share doesn’t look suspicious. Please choose a link for a short video, a picture, or anything else they would find interesting.

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2. Shorten the link.

With Grabify IP Logger, you can shorten the link you wish to share. Shortening the link will make it even more believable and less suspicious. You don’t want your newfound Omegle friend to think you don’t trust them (in truth, you shouldn’t trust or believe everything they tell you). To shorten the link using Omegle, proceed as follows:

Step 1: Go to the Grabify Webpage.

Step 2: At the special field at the top of the page, enter your chosen URL.

Step 3: Click on Create URL. You will be provided with a shortened URL with strings and a tracking code. This is the link you will send to the friend to uncover their IP address on Omegle. Remember to save the link that’s been generated on Grabify.

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3. Send the link to the user:

You might want to initiate a chat with your Omeglefriend to find a reason to send them the URL link.

4. Grab the IP address:

Once you have sent the URL to the friend on Omegle, the only task remaining is to get their IP address. Do this by going back to the Grabify interface and then entering the tracking code given previously, and clicking on Tracking Code. You will need to wait a couple of seconds for the app to display all the necessary information about the user, along with their IP address.

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4. Using Command Prompt

 You can also find someone’s IP address on Omegle using the command prompt. The process is as outlined below:

Step 1: Start the Omegle app on your PC, and then start a video chat with the friend whose IP address you wish to get. Ensure all the other programs and processes on your PC are closed.

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Step 2: Press the Win + R keys to launch the Run utility. On the Run window, type in CMD and then hit Enter to open the Command Prompt console.

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Step 3: On the Command Prompt console, type “netstat -anand press Enter. Assuming no other programs are running on your PC except Omegle, the above command will display the IP address of the other user you are video chatting on Omegle.

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5. Using Wireshark

Besides the command prompt and Grabify IP Logger, you can also find someone’s IP address on Omegle using Wireshark. Here are the steps to get it done:

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Step 1: Start by downloading and installing Wireshark.

Step 2: Choose the Network Device and double-click on it.

Step 3: Choose the necessary protocols and click on the search bar, and type in UDP.

Step 4: Get to know your IP address.

Step 5: Initiate an Omegle chat and start a video chat.

Step 6: AnalyzeWireshark data. The tool will enable you to sniff through the data packets shared between itself and Omegle and get you the IP address of the stranger. Use that IP address o sites that can give you a user’s location based on the IP to figure out their city and country of residence.

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Prevent IP address from being tracked on Omegle

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As much as you try grabbing someone's IP address on Omegle, your IP address is to be accessed by anyone who might be interested. However, you can stop this by concealing your true IP behind a fake one often provided by web proxies or VPNs. That way, you can access Omegle without the risk of leaking your IP to the bad guys. Moreover, a proxy IP or VPN protects you against DDoS and other online attacks. And if you have been banned from accessing certain sites, you can overcome such restrictions using a VPN or proxy IPs.


FAQ

Q. Is it illegal to track someone’s IP on Omegle?

No, it is not illegal to track someone’s IP address on Omegle. That’s the only way you may get to learn and know the true identity of the stranger you met on the social media platform. However, it is illegal to use the IP address of the person to perpetrate cybercrime.

Q. Does Omegle track user IP addresses?

Yes, Omegle does track someone's IP address and cookies. Although they do not share it with your paired chat mates, it's advisable to use a VPN to spoof it.

Q. Can I access chat history using someone’s IP address on Omegle?

No, you can’t. Someone's IP address will only offer details of the person’s country, region, city, and internet provider. If the sole reason you want to grab the stranger’s IP address on Omegle is to try and see if you can access their chat history on the social platform, you’d better try other options, but not with the IP address.


Conclusion

Omegle has an easy way to get someone to talk to. You can find a stranger to talk to seconds after signing up. However, with such a level of freedom and ease of getting friends also comes the inherent challenge of knowing the true identity of the fellow on the other end. Don’t trust whatever they tell you about themselves. If you wish to know more details about their locations, you can opt for different methods that can help you grab them with ease. Try one or all the methods we have highlighted in this post, and you will certainly be able to lay your hands on the IP address of the stranger you found on Omegle.