At times, when you are writing some code or accessing your site and want to use IP address to locate your SharePoint but you see the error below. Follow the steps mentioned to resolve your issue:
The Web application at http://your IP address could not be found. Verify that you have typed the URL correctly. If the URL should be serving existing content, the system administrator may need to add a new request URL mapping to the intended application
- Add the IP in the Access mapping in SharePoint Central Admin.
- Select Alternate Access Mapping Collection as your team site.
- Add Internal URL as your IP and select zone as Intranet.