If you start the address at something like .10 or .11, then you’ll have several IP addresses free that you can use to assign as static IPs.
In other instances, you need to change the IP address to match the subnet of another device so that you can connect and configure it.
There are two ways to set a static IP address on a device.
It’s a little complicated, so I only suggest this option for someone who knows what they are doing.
The following procedure will work for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.