show-my-ip

show-my-ip

This add-on allows you to view your IP address from your browser without having to navigate to sites like https://www.whatismyip.com/ Furthermore, as this add-on is open source, you don't need to be worried about your privacy.

show-my-ip
What is show-my-ip?
'Show-My-IP' is a convenient open-source Firefox add-on that allows you to check your IP address directly from your browser. You don't need to visit any website anymore to know your IP. It makes the IP lookup faster and secure. It seeks access to a specific URL for IP identification and employs a fallback API for continuity.
Merlin
Stats
Rating: 4.77 (13)
Version: 1.6 (Last updated: 2021-09-18)
Creation date: 2018-04-15
Weekly download count: 32
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://twin.sh/api/v1/ip
  • http://ip-api.com/line?fields=query
  • webRequest
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 19.04K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This Add-on allows you to view your browser without having to navigate to sites like https://www.whatismyip.com/

This extension is also open source, and you can see it at the following address: https://github.com/TwiN/show-my-ip

This add-on does not save any of your information, however, since it's not possible to directly access your public IP address without a 3rd party server, it does require access to the following URL: https://twin.sh/api/v1/ip

In case that API goes down, a call will be made to the fallback API: http://ip-api.com/line?fields=query

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Provides IPv4 address
  • Allows to see public IP address
  • Shows approximate location
Cons
  • Does not provide IPv6 address
  • Location accuracy may vary
Most mentioned
  • Shows public IP address
  • Works well
  • Convenient to have IP address on hand
  • Geolocation information available
Recent reviews
very good and simple addons to get you ipv4. but missing ipv6.
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Safety
Risk impact

show-my-ip may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

show-my-ip has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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