IPv6 Connection Feature - Operating Requirements for Windows 10

Here, you can check the recommended settings for an IPv6 connection, and how it will appear on your computer under normal operation.

The settings described here are the default settings on first startup of most computers, so you usually do not need to adjust settings.

Open the Network Settings window

Start button

Click the Start button and select “Settings” (gear icon).

Windows Settings

Click “Network & Internet”.

Network status

Click “Change adapter options”.

Network Connections Properties

For wired connection through a router, right-click “Ethernet”, and for wireless connection right-click “Wi-Fi”. Then click “Properties” from the list.

  • If you do not see the icons described here, please contact the manufacturer of your computer.

Properties

Internet Protocol

Select “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)”.

  • Do not remove the check mark.

Then click “Properties”.

Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) property

Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) Properties

Check “Obtain an IPv6 address automatically”.
Then check “Obtain DNS server address automatically”.

The settings are completed. Click “OK”, and “OK” again to return to the previous page.

Check connection status

Network Connections status

For wired connection through a router, right-click “Ethernet”, and for wireless connection right-click “Wi-Fi”, and then click “Status”.

Internet Status Details

Click “Details”.

Network Connections Details

If you see an IP address for IPv6 within the window marked with a red box, you are connected to the IPv6 network.
With Asahi Net’s IPv6 Connection Feature, the beginning part of the prefixed IP address will appear as below:

In East Japan: [2405:6580-2405:6583]
In West Japan: [2405:6584-2405:6587]

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