Finding your MAC address

A MAC address is the unique identifier that is assigned by the manufacturer to a device. MAC stands for Media Access Control, and each identifier is intended to be unique to a particular device. We've sorted the instructions below by device type. Check and see if you can find yours!

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Android Phone


Depending on your device, attempt to follow one set of instructions listed below: 1. On the Home screen, tap the Menu button and go to Settings. 2. Tap About Phone. 3. Tap Status. 4. Scroll down to see your WiFi MAC address. Or, 1. On the Home screen, tap the Menu button and go to Settings. 2. Tap About Phone. 3. Tap Hardware information. 4. Scroll down to see your WiFi MAC address. Or, 1. On the Home screen, press the Menu key and select Settings. 2. Now select Wireless and network. 3. Select WiFi Settings. You will find the MAC address under the Advanced section.




Android Tablet


To locate the MAC Address of your Android tablet, follow these steps: 1. Select Settings. 2. Select Wireless & networks or About Device. 3. Select Wi-Fi Settings or Hardware Info 4. Scroll down to view WiFi Mac address.




Blackberry Playbook


To locate the MAC address of your Blackberry Playbook, please follow these steps: 1. Tap Settings in the upper-right corner of the Home screen. 2. Select Wi-Fi on the left pane. 3. Toward the lower-left cornet, select the Wi-Fi logo with a question mark by it. 4. The Physical Address is displayed on the screen. That is the MAC address for your BlackBerry PlayBook.




Blackberry phone


BlackBerry smartphone To find the Media Access Control (MAC) address of a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphone, complete the steps below, according to the version of BlackBerry device software installed on the smartphone: BlackBerry Device Software 4.5 to 5.0: 1. From the home screen, click Options > Status. 2. The WLAN MAC field displays the MAC address for the smartphone. BlackBerry 6 to 7.1: 1. From the home screen, select Setup > Options > Device > Device and Status Information. 2. The WLAN MAC field displays the MAC address for the smartphone. BlackBerry 10 OS: 1. From the home screen select Settings > Network Connections > Wi-Fi > Advanced. 2. In the Diagnostic Information drop-down, select Device Information. 3. The Physical Address field displays the MAC address for the smartphone.




Dazzle


To locate the MAC address on a Dazzle go to: Settings > More Settings > About Mediabox > Status > Wifi MAC address




Fire TV Stick


To find the MAC address for your Fire TV Stick go to; Settings > System > About




Google Chromebook


1. Click the network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen. 2. Select your network status from the menu that appears. 3. In the network menu that appears, click the “i” icon in the lower-right corner. 4. Your device’s MAC address is listed in the message that appears (e.g. 00:25:D3:39:EC:66).




Apple TV


For some network configurations, you may need to know the Ethernet or Wireless ID* also known as a MAC address of your Apple TV. On Apple TV, you can find the network address using the following: Software version 1.x: Settings > About. Software version 2.0: Settings > General > About. The MAC address is the Wireless ID or Ethernet ID. In some models, this can also be seen as a WiFi address. * What is the Ethernet or Wireless ID? The Ethernet or wireless hardware address (also called a Media Access Control address or an IEEE MAC address) is a number that uniquely identifies a computer that has an Ethernet (or wireless) interface. It is typically written as six hexadecimal numbers separated by periods or colons, for example, “00:80:0:2:20:ef”.




Google TV


To find the MAC address of your Google TV go to: 1. Settings 2. Network 3. Status 4. Your MAC address will appear on the screen. MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Hitachi Smart TV


To obtain the MAC address for your Hitachi Smart TV follow these steps: 1. Go to Network settings 2. Advanced 3. MAC address should be displayed at the bottom




Hudl Tablet


To locate the MAC Address on a Hudl Tablet, follow these steps: 1. Go to Settings. 2. Tap on About Tablet. 3. Tap on Status. 4. The WiFi MAC Address will be displayed here.




iPhone, iPad or iPod


To locate the MAC Address of your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, follow these steps: 1. Tap Settings 2. Select General 3. Then Select About 4. The Mac Address is listed as WiFi Address




Kindle / Kindle Touch / Kindle Paperwhite


To locate the MAC address of your Kindle / Kindle Touch / Kindle Paperwhite, please follow these steps: 1. Tap the Menu button on the home screen. 2. Select Settings. 3. Tap the Menu button again. 4. Select Device Info. 5. Scroll down to find the Wi-Fi MAC Address.




Kindle Fire / Kindle Fire HD / Kindle Fire HDX


To locate the MAC address of your Kindle Fire / Kindle Fire HD / Kindle Fire HDX, please follow these steps: 1. Tap the Settings icon on the home screen. 2. Tap on More. 3. Tap on Device. 4. Scroll down to find the Wi-Fi MAC Address.




Linux


To locate the MAC Address on a Linux OS Device using ifconfig command, follow these steps: 1. Open a terminal or console window. 2. In the window type ifconfig or sudo ifconfig 3. MAC address is marked as HWaddr and listed as six groups of two hexadecimal digits, separated by colon (:). To locate the MAC Address on a Linux OS Device using ip command, follow these steps: 1. Open a terminal or console window. 2. In the window type ip link or sudo ip link 3. MAC address is marked as link/ether and listed as six groups of two hexadecimal digits, separated by colon (:).




Microsoft Xbox 360


There are two sub-contexts: 1. The 360 has been updated with the “New Xbox Experience” (NXE) dashboard. This is easily identifiable by the presence of avatars, the “Video Marketplace” with Netflix, and all-together different interface then previously. 2.The 360 has not been updated to the NXE and still runs the old 360 dashboard. To locate the MAC Address of your Microsoft Xbox 360 (pre-NXE), please follow these steps: 1. Go right to reach the System “blade” of the Dashboard. 2. Select Network Settings. 3. Select Edit Settings. 4. Under Basic Settings check to make sure IP Settings is on Automatic. 5. Go right to get to the Additional Settings Tab. 6. Go down to select Advanced Settings. 7. Toward the bottom of the screen you should see the Wired MAC & Wifi MAC. To locate the MAC Address of your Microsoft Xbox 360 (post-NXE), please follow these steps: 1. Scroll Down (if necessary) to “My Xbox”. 2. Go all the way to the right and select System Settings. 3. On the new screen, select Network Settings. 4. Select Configure Network. 5. Under Basic Settings, check to make sure IP Settings is on Automatic. 6. Go right to select the Additional Settings Tab. 7. Go down and select the second item Advanced Settings. 8. Toward the bottom of the screen you should see Wired MAC & WiFi MAC.




Microsoft Xbox One


To locate the MAC address of your Xbox One console when you are at initial set-up please follow these steps: 1. Attempt to connect to the Wifinity PayG network. 2. The connection will fail. 3. The MAC address will be located on this page where it says the connection has failed. To locate the MAC address of your Xbox One console which has already passed the initial set-up, please follow these steps: 1. Navigate to the Settings page. 2. Select Network. 3. Select Advanced Settings. 4. MAC address will be listed next to MAC on the right hand side of the screen.




Nintendo 3DS


To locate the MAC address of your Nintendo 3DS, please follow these steps: 1. From the HOME menu, highlight and select the System Settings Icon. 2. Select “Internet Settings.” 3. Tap “Other Information.” 4. Tap “Confirm MAC Address.” Your system’s MAC Address will be displayed on the screen.




Nintendo DS


To locate the MAC Address of your Nintendo DS, you will need a WiFi-enabled game for the Nintendo DS, then follow these steps: 1. Go to the Nintendo WiFi Connection Setup in the game’s menu. 2. Select Options and System Information. 3. The MAC Address is displayed on the top line.




Nintendo Wii


1. From the HOME menu, highlight and select the System Settings Icon. 2. Select “Internet Settings.” 3. Tap “Other Information.” 4. Tap “Confirm MAC Address.” Your system’s MAC Address will be displayed on the screen.




Nintendo Wii U


To locate the MAC address of your Nintendo Wii U, please follow these steps: 1. From the Wii U Menu, select “System Settings.” 2. Using the Left Stick select the “Internet” icon and press the A Button. 3. Select “View MAC Address” and wait a moment for the MAC address to be displayed.




Now TV Box


Just turn the box over and you will see the (Wireless) wifi mac address underneath.




OS X 10.4 and Earlier Mac Book


To locate the MAC Address of your Mac Book running OS X 10.4 or earlier, follow these steps: 1. Open System Preferences (from the icon in the Dock or from the Apple menu). 2. Select Network. 3. Select AirPort from the Show drop-down menu. The MAC address is listed as AirPort ID




OS X 10.5 or 10.6 (Leopard or Snow Leopard) Mac Book


To locate the MAC Address of your Mac Book running Leopard (10.5) or Snow Leopard (10.6), follow these steps: 1. Open System Preferences (from the icon in the Dock or from the Apple menu). 2. Select Network. 3. Select AirPort from the left pane and then click the Advanced button. 4. The MAC address is listed as AirPort ID




OS X 10.7 (Lion or Mountain Lion) Mac Book


To locate the MAC Address of your Mac Book running Lion or Mountain Lion (10.7), follow these steps: 1. Open System Preferences (from the icon in the Dock or from the Apple menu). 2. Select Network. 3. Select AirPort from the left pane and then click the Advanced button. 4. The MAC address is listed as WiFi Address.




Panasonic Viera TV


To find the MAC address of your Panasonic Viera TV go to 1. MENU and then 2. NETWORK then 3. Network status MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Raspberry Pi


Almost without exception all devices that have a MAC address will have the address printed on the original packaging. However, it may or not be on the product itself. On a Pi you can find its MAC address by looking in the following file: /sys/class/net/interface-name/address For example, you can display the address for eth0 using: cat /sys/class/net/eth0/address Alternatively, you can use the ifconfig command to display the address for all your adapters: ifconfig Or, you can be specific and just specify one adapter: ifconfig wlan0




Roku Digital Video Player


To locate the MAC Address on a Roku Digital Video Player, follow one of these steps: 1. On the back on your player— There will be a set of six 2-digit pairs separated by colons, e.g. 00:0D:0A:1H:3G:5C. One set is for the Ethernet connector and for the other for the wireless connector. Or 2. Alternatively, from the Roku home screen, select settings -> player info. The addresses will be listed on-screen.




Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone


To locate the MAC Address on a Samsung Glaxy S4 Smartphone, follow these steps: 1. From the standby screen, tap Apps. 2. Select Settings. 3. Tap More at the top-right portion of the screen. 3. Select About phone or device. 4. Select Status. 5. Scroll down to Wi-Fi MAC Address. Note: These steps may differ depending on the device you have. For more specific instructions, please refer to the documentation that came with your smartphone.




Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone


To locate the MAC Address on a Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone, follow these steps: 1. From the standby screen, tap Apps. 2. Select Settings. 3. Select About phone or device. 4. Select Status. 5. Scroll down to Wi-Fi MAC Address. Note: These steps may differ depending on the device you have. For more specific instructions, please refer to the documentation that came with your smartphone.




Samsung Galaxy Tab 2


To locate the MAC Address on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, follow these steps: 1. From a home screen, select Apps Apps icon. 2. Note Located at the bottom when viewed in portrait or at the right in landscape. 3. From the Apps tab, select Settings. 4. Select About device. 5. Select Status. 6. Locate the Wi-Fi MAC address.




Samsung Galaxy Tab 4


To locate the MAC Address on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, follow these steps: 1. From the Home screen, select the app slider at the bottom-right portion of the screen. 2. Tap “Settings“. 3. Choose the “General” option at the top of the screen. 4. Scroll down on the left pane and select “About device“. 5. Choose “Status” on the right side. 6. The Wi-Fi MAC address will be displayed on the screen.




Samsung Smart TV


To find the MAC address of your Samsung Smart TV go to: 1. Select Network Settings. 2. Choose Network Status. 3. The MAC address is the first thing in the list. MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Sony Playstation 3


To locate the MAC Address of your PS3, please follow these steps: 1. Navigate to System Settings. 2. Navigate to System Information. 3. The MAC Address is listed in System Information.




Sony Playstation 4


Select the "System" icon under the Settings menu. You will see your MAC address listed on this screen MAC address (WiFi)




Sony PSP


To locate the MAC Address of your PlayStation Portable (PSP), follow these steps: 1. Navigate to System Settings. 2. Navigate to System Information. 3. The MAC Address is listed in System Information.




Sony Xperia


To locate the MAC Address on a Sony Xperia phone, please follow these steps: 1. Home screen, go to Menu. 2. Settings. 3. About Phone. 4. Status. 5. Then scroll down until you see WiFi MAC Address




Tivo Box


1. From the TiVo Menu, select Settings, 2. and then choose Phone/Network. 3. Your MAC address will appear on the page that opens. MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Toshiba Smart TV


To find the MAC address of your Toshiba Smart TV go to: 1. Settings. 2. Preferences. 3. Network Setup 4. Advanced Network Settings (Green button) MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Vizio Smart TV


To find the MAC address of your Vizio Smart TV: 1. Press Menu on the remote. 2. Use the arrow buttons to highlight the Network icon. 3. Press OK. The Network Connection menu displays. 4. Highlight Manual Setup and press OK. The IP Settings menu is diaplyed. 5. At the bottom of the menu the RJ45 MAC (Wired) and the Wireless MAC addresses are displayed MAC addresses are made up of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, separated by colons. For example, an Wireless card may have a MAC address of 00:12:34:56:AB:CD.




Windows 7 / Vista


To locate the MAC Address with Windows 7 or Vista, follow these steps: 1. Click the Wireless Network Connection icon from within your system tray (near the clock). 2. Select Network and Sharing Center. 3. Select View status. 4. Select Details. 5. The MAC address is listed as Physical Address:




Windows 8


To locate the MAC Address with Windows 8, follow these steps: 1. Press the Windows Start key to open the Start screen. 2. Type cmd and press Enter to launch the command prompt. 3. Type ipconfig /all into the command prompt. 4. The MAC address using a cabled connection is listed as Physical Address under Ethernet Adapter. For Wifi Mac Address Look for the Physical Address under Wireless Adapter. 5. Type exit and press Enter to exit the command prompt.




Windows Mobile Device


To locate the MAC Address on a Windows Mobile Device, follow these steps: 1. On Start, flick left to the App list. 2. Tap Settings, then About, then More info. 3. Note the MAC Address.




Windows XP / 2000


To locate the MAC Address with Windows XP or 2000, follow these steps: 1. Double-click the Wireless Network Connection icon from within your system tray (near the clock). 2. Select the Support tab. 3. Select Details. 4. The MAC address is listed as Physical Address.




Now TV stick


Using the Now TV remote press: home button 5 times, fast forward 3 times, rewind 2 times - this should bring up the menu & the mac address should be listed there




Amazon Echo


1. Download the Amazon Alexa app to your phone or computer and sign in with your Amazon account.
2. Connect to the wireless network transmitted by your Echo device. The wireless MAC address for your Echo can be found at the bottom of the Echo Setup screen in the Alexa app.




Google Home


1. Open Google Home app.
2. Click upper-left hamburger menu icon.
3. Click "Devices"
4. Click upper-right device dot menu for your device.
5. Select settings.
Find Information header (all the way down)
"MAC Address" should be listed here




Sonos speakers


The mac address is the serial number on your




Chome Cast


1. Tap "Devices" at the top of the screen
2. Locate the desired Chromecast
3. Tap the ë3 dotí icon/menu button for your device ó It's located at the right of the device
4. Select Device Settings
The IP address and MAC address are located at the bottom of this screen.




Wireless Printers


Press and hold the test print button for 5 seconds, the green light will flash, once it starts flashing release the button and it will print out a configuration page
on the configuration page it will display the MAC address and the IP address for the device
The MAC address will be located under Network information and be displayed as hardware address. The IPv4 address can be located under Direct print configuration




Apple Homepod


Conecting your device to the homepod
1. Plug HomePod in to power. Wait for a chime and a pulsing white light to appear on the top of HomePod.
2. Unlock your iOS device and hold it next to HomePod. Tap Set Up when it appears on your iOS device's screen.
3. Pick a room, enable Personal Requests, and transfer settings to automatically set up access to your information on iCloud, home Wi-Fi network, Apple Music, and more.
4. If youíre setting up a second HomePod in the same room, youíll see an option to use both speakers as a stereo pair.
5. Wait for HomePod to finish setup. Then Siri will greet you and give you a few examples of things you can ask. Once your devices are connected to each other you will be able to find the MAC address in the HomePod settings




Bose Speakers


Download the Bose app on either your laptop or mobile, have both the WiFi and bluetooth, this will take you through the setup of the device, the MAC address can be located in help then system information.





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