How do I find my MAC Address??

Follow these instructions if you need to find your computer's Media Access Control address (MAC address). It is the unique identifier of a network adapter. The MAC address is a 6-digit hexadecimal number, which is normally written as a twelve character alphanumeric string with a colon (:) or other separating character after every second character:

Example of a MAC address: 00:00:00:a1:2b:cc

If you computer has more than one network adapter (for example, an ethernet adapter and a wireless adapter), it will have a different MAC address for each adapter.

To find the MAC address:

  • Windows
  • Mac OS
  • Linux/Unix
  • Iphone
  • Android
  • Iphone
  • Xbox One

Locate the MAC Address of a Windows OS

  1. Click Start > Run.
  2. In the Run text box, type cmd and hit enter. A command prompt window should appear.
  3. At the command prompt, type ipconfig /all
  4. Copy down the "Physical Address" from the "Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection" section.
  5. Close the command prompt window.


Locate the MAC Address of an Mac OS

1. Select the Apple menu > Location> Network Preferences
2. Use the drop down select Built-in Ethernet


3. Select the Ethernet tab



Finding the MAC address varies across the different Linux/Unix operating systems. In many systems, the following command will return the MAC address:

ifconfig -a

Locate the MAC Address of an Apple Mobile Device

  1. From the home screen, open the Settings menu.
  2. Select General.
  3. Select About.
  4. Scroll down to Wi-Fi Address - this is your device's MAC address.

Locate the MAC Address of an Android Mobile Device

  1. Open the Settings menu.
  2. Scroll down and select About phone.
  3. Select Status (or Hardware information).
  4. Scroll down to Wi-Fi MAC address - this is your device's MAC address.

Locate the MAC Address of a Xbox One

  1. Go to My Xbox in the Xbox Dashboard and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings pane, select Network.
  3. Select Advanced Settings from the Network Settings tab.
  4. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a headings for Wired MAC and wireless MAC.

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Locate the MAC Address of a PS4

  1. Select "Settings"


  2. Select "System"


  3. Select "System Information."


If this does not work, please refer to the instruction manuals available from your particular operating system.