Finding a Device's MAC Address
A MAC address is a hardware identification number that uniquely identifies each device on a network. Knowing a device's MAC address helps to troubleshoot wireless issues. Typically, the Mac address can be found in a device's network settings.
Computer, Smartphone, and Tablet
Hold down the Option key and click the Wi-Fi icon on the menu bar at the top of the screen. Find your MAC address under Address.
Settings > Network and Internet > Ethernet, click the connection name, then scroll down to view the Physical address (MAC).
Settings > Network > Wired > Hardware Address
iOS (iPhone, iPad, iTouch)
Settings > General > About > scroll down to Wi-Fi Address.
Settings > About Phone > Status > swipe down to view the Wi-Fi MAC Address.
- Turn on the PlayStation 4 without a disc in the tray.
- Settings > System > System Information > MAC Address
- Turn on the PlayStation 3 without a disc in the tray.
- Settings > Network Settings > Connection Status List > MAC Address
System Settings > Internet > System MAC Address on the right side.
System Settings > Internet Settings > Other Information > Confirm MAC Address
Nintendo Wii U
From the Wii U menu, select System Settings > Internet > View MAC address
- From the main Wii Menu, select the Wii Options button (bottom left corner). Select Wii Settings.
- Select the right arrow to move to the second page of system settings.
- Internet > Console Information > MAC Address
Settings > Network > Advanced Settings > MAC Address
Network Settings > Edit Settings > Additional Settings > Advanced Settings > MAC Address
- Turn on the Xbox with no disc in the tray.
- Xbox Dashboard > Xbox Live > Connect Status > Settings > Network Settings > MAC Address
Settings > About > Wireless ID
In some cases, it is on a tag on the side or bottom of the device. Otherwise, Settings > Network
Amazon Fire Stick
Only Fire Sticks with a remote will work. Settings > System > About > Network