Find Hardware (MAC) Address

Traditional MAC addresses are 12-digit (6 bytes or 48 bits) hexadecimal numbers. By convention, these addresses are usually written in one of the following three formats:


  1. Go to My Xbox in the Xbox Dashboard and select System Settings
  2. Go to Network Settings  >  Configure Network > Additional Settings > Advanced Settings
  3. Select Alternate Mac Address
  4. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called "Wired MAC Address"
  1. If you are signed into your profile, navigate to My Games & Apps
    NOTE: Skip this step if you are not signed into a profile.
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Network
  4. Select Advanced Settings
  5. See "Wired MAC" address on this screen
  1. Start up Playstation 3 without a disc in the drive and wait for the menu to appear
  2. Select System Settings
  3. Select System Information
  4. The MAC address will appear
  1. Start up Playstation 4 without a disc in the drive and wait for the menu to appear.
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select System
  4. Select System Information
  5. See "MAC Address (LAN cable)"
  1. Start your Wii, without a disc
  2. Click the Wii button at the bottom of the start screen
  3. Select Wii Settings
  4. Select the arrow on the right to go to the next set of settings
  5. Click Internet
  6. Select Console information
  7. The MAC Address will appear
  1. With your Apple TV remote, navigate to and select Settings
  2. Select General
  3. Select Network
  4. The MAC address will appear next to "Ethernet ID"
  1. Select Settings
  2. Select About
  3. The MAC address will appear on the screen
  1. Download and open the Amazon Alexa app
  2. Sign-in with your Amazon account
  3. Connect to the wirelss network transmitted by your Echo device
  4. The wireless MAC address will be listed at the bottom of the Echo Setup screen in the Amazon Alexa app
  1. Plug in your Google Home
  2. Download and open the Google Home app on your phone
  3. Select Google Home
  4. Select Set Up
  5. Select Accept to allow your phone to connect to your Google Home
  6. Answer the set up questions listed
  7. Enter the location of your Google Home, then select Continue
  8. The wireless MAC address will be listed at the bottom-right corner of the screen
  1. In the taskbar, right-click the Network icon
  2. Select Open Network and Sharing Center
  3. Select either Wired or Wireless connection depending on the MAC address to be registered
  4. Select Details...
  5. See "Physical Address"
  1. Go to: System Preferences   >  Network
  2. Select Ethernet
  3. Select Advanced...
  4. Select Hardware. The MAC address will be displayed

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