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Find your MAC Address

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A MAC address consists of 12 alphanumeric characters, for example: 00:00:00:a1:2b:cc

Laptop/PC

Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista

  1. Click Start or press the Windows key.
  2. In the search box, type cmd.  
  3. Press the Enter key.
    A command window displays.
  4. Type ipconfig /all.
  5. Press Enter.
    A physical address displays for each adapter. The physical address is your device’s MAC address.

OR

    1. Click Start or press the Windows key.

   2. In the search box, type ncpa.cpl.

   3. Double Click on your Wireless Network Connection.

   4. When the window opens, click on Details.

   5. A physical address will display. The physical address is your device’s MAC address.

Windows 2000, 2003, XP, NT

  1. Click Start > Run.
    A Run text box appears.
  2. In the Run text box, type cmd.
  3. Press Enter.
    A command prompt displays.
  4. In the command prompt, type ipconfig /all.
  5. Press Enter.
    Under Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection, a Physical Address displays. This is your computer’s MAC address.

Macintosh

  1. Select Apple Icon, then System Preferences, then Network
  2. MAC address for wireless connection:
    1. Select Airport or Wi-Fi from the list on the left.
    2. Click the Advanced button.
    3. Depending on OS, find the MAC address either: On the Airport or Wi-Fi tab, with the Airport ID or Wi-Fi Address being your MAC address; or select the Hardware tab and your MAC Address will show at the top. 

Linux/Unix

  1. Launch the terminal
  2. Type fconfig in terminal
  3. Your MAC address is displayed

Chrome OS

  1. Click the Menu button in Chrome. 
  2. Select Settings then click the name of the Wi-Fi network you're connected to.
  3. Click Network and the MAC address will be displayed there.


Mobile/Tablet

IOS

Select Settings > General > About.
A Wi-Fi Address displays. This is your device’s MAC address.

If iOS is using a private address to mask the real MAC address, follow the steps below to view:
Select Settings > Wi-Fi > Click the 'i' icon next to the 'SSID name'. If a Private MAC Address option is active for this network the address will display here. The Private Address can also be disabled from this screen, at which point you would navigate to the About page to view the device's MAC address.

 

Android

In most cases, you can follow this procedure to locate your MAC address:

Select Settings > About Device > Status.
A WiFi Address or WiFi MAC Address displays. This is your device’s MAC address.

If this does not work, refer to your device’s user manual.

Kindle

Press Menu Settings > Wi-Fi MAC Address is located toward the bottom of the screen in the Device info section

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