How do I find my MAC address?


What is a MAC address?

MAC address stands for "Media Access Control" address. All network devices have one, and some have several. A MAC address is composed of 12 characters, both numbers and letters from A to F. Here we will explain how to find the MAC address of several devices:


  1. Go to Start Screen
  2. Type "cmd" and press enter
  3. Type "getmac /v" into the command prompt
  4. Your MAC address is listed below Physical Address

Note: You may have more then 1 Local Area Connection. If so, make sure you get the MAC address for the Ethernet/LAN card and also the Wireless adapter if your system is equipped with Wireless.


Macintosh OS X

  1. Click on the Apple icon in the top left hand corner and select System Preferences.
  2. Under the Internet & Network section click on the Network button.
  3. Select Ethernet from the list of network devices on the left.
  4. Click the Advanced button in the bottom right corner.
  5. Under the window that appears, click on the last tab labeled Ethernet.
  6. The MAC address will be listed as the Ethernet ID.

    Find a MAC Address in Mac OS X | OSXDaily

    NOTE: Screen and windows may appear slightly different depending on version of MAC OS installed.

Android Phone/Tablet*

*may vary based on device manufacturer
  1. From the Home Screen, go to your app drawer.
  2. Click on the Settings Icon.
  3. Scroll down to "About Phone" and select select it.
  4. Click on Status.
  5. Scroll down to "Wi-Fi MAC address" your MAC address will be listed below.

    Note: Icons may appear differently depending on Android phone brand and Android version installed.


  1. From the Home Screen, click on the Settings button (Gear icon)
  2. Click the General Button (also has Gear icon)
  3. Click the About tab.
  4. Scroll down to Wi-Fi Address. This is your iPhone's MAC address.

    how to find MAC address on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

    Note: Icons may appear differently depending on version of IOS installed currently.



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