Find your wireless MAC address

MAC address stands for Media Access Control address. It is a hardware identification number that identifies each device on a network. The MAC address is located on every computer, mobile phone, tablet, and laptop, regardless of brand, make, or model. Your MAC address is not related to Apple Macintosh computers or any of its products.

To locate your wireless MAC address on your particular device, you can scroll through the entire page or click on the following links:


Windows

Windows 10

If you have a recent version of Windows 10, follow these instructions:

  1. Right‑click the Windows Start button on the bottom left‑hand side of the taskbar.
  2. Click Network Connections.
  3. Under Change your network settings, click View your network properties.

You can find your MAC address in the Wi‑Fi group, next to the Physical Address (MAC) heading. (If these instructions do not work for you, please try the instructions in the Windows 8 section below.)

Windows 8

If you have a Windows 8 or earlier device, follow these instructions:

  1. Right‑click the Windows Start button on the bottom left‑hand side of the taskbar.
  2. In the search box, type cmd, and then press Enter.
  3. On the Command window, type ipconfig /all, and press Enter.
    NOTE: Ensure you leave a space between the “g” and the “/“.

You can find your MAC address in the Wireless LAN adapter Wi‑Fi group, next to the Physical Address heading.


Macintosh

  1. Select Apple > System Preferences > Network > Advanced.
  2. When the network box displays, select Wi‑fi.

You can find your MAC address under Wi‑Fi Address or Airport Address.


IOS

Select Settings > General > About.

You can find your MAC address under Wi‑Fi Address.


Android

Select Settings > About Device > Status.

You can find your MAC address under Wi‑Fi Address or Wi‑Fi MAC Address.


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