Wireless: Find the MAC address on common devices

Where do I find the MAC address?

Apple TV
  • Go to the main menu and select "Settings"
  • Select "General" then select "About"
  • Look for "Wi-Fi Address" 


Nintendo Wii
  • Press the A button on your remote to reach the Wii Menu
  • Use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button
  • Select "Wii Settings"
  • Use the Arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet"
  • Select "Console Information"
  • The MAC address will show at the top of the screen

Nintendo Wii U
  • From the Wii U Menu, select "System Settings"
  • Using the left stick select the "Internet" icon and press the A button



  • Select "View MAC Address" and wait for moment for the MAC address to be displayed.


Playstation 3
  • In the XMB home menu go to Settings > System Settings and press the [X] button
  • Scroll down until you see "System Information" and press the [X] button
  • You will then see your MAC address



Playstation 4
  • Navigate to the "Settings" icon
  • Select "System"
  • Select "System Information"
  • You will then see both MAC addresses listed (one for Wi-Fi and one for LAN cable)



Xbox One
  • Navigate to "My Games & Apps"
  • Select "Settings" then "All Settings"
  • In the settings pane, select "Network" then "Network Settings"
  • Select "Advanced Settings"
  • You will see both wired and wireless MAC addresses listed. 


Xbox 360
  • Navigate to My Xbox on the Xbox Dashboard
  • Select System Settings
  • Select Networking Settings
  • Select Configure Network
  • Go to Additional Settings
  • Select Advanced Settings
  • the MAC address for the wired and wireless adapters should then show.


Roku
  • Go to Settings and hit OK
  • Select "System" and hit OK
  • Then select "About" and hit OK
  • You should then see the MAC address of both the wireless and wired connection depending on the device




Amazon Fire TV / Stick
  • From the Main Menu go to Settings
  • Select "System"
  • Then go to "About"
  • Toggle down to Network
  • Look for the MAC Address (Wi-Fi)


Smart TVs and other devices
Due to the large number of vendors for these devices we do not provide specific instructions. We do offer these suggestions:
  • Look in the Settings menu on the device, either in the About or Networking portion if applicable.
  • Look at the manufacture's website or documentation.
  • Do a Google search, for example "how to find the mac address of vizio tv" 





Keywords:wireless, wifi, tv, roku, apple tv, xbox, ps3, ps4, nintendo, amazon, mac address, mac, smart tv, tv, 360, blu ray, my devices, wi-fi, ise   Doc ID:65326
Owner:Justin B.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2016-07-21 11:10 CDTUpdated:2017-08-08 15:28 CDT
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