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How to Find Your Device's MAC Address

MAC Address Locations

On most devices, the MAC address is found in the network settings, though sometimes it's difficult to find it. A Google search can also be helpful in figuring out where it is. Here are some notes about where to find it on specific devices that we've worked with.

  • Amazon Echo
    1. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your phone.
    2. Got to the "Settings" and click on your device.
    3. The MAC address is listed toward the bottom of the settings.
  • Nintendo Switch
    1. From the Home menu, select System Settings
    2. Select Internet
    3. View System MAC address
  • Nintendo Wii U
    1. From the Wii U menu, select System Settings
    2. Select Internet
    3. Select View MAC address
  • PlayStation 4
    1. Power up the PlayStation 4 without a disc in the drive.
    2. Once the PlayStation 4 operating system has loaded, select Settings.
    3. Select the System option under the Settings menu
    4. Select System Information
    5. You can find the MAC address on this screen
  • PlayStation 5
    1. From the Playstation Home screen, select Settings on the top right of the screen,
    2. Select System
    3. Select System Software.
    4. Select Console Information.
    5. The MAC is on this screen
  • Roku
    1. Info available here: How To Register Your Roku Device on the Campus Network
  • Xbox One / Xbox One X / Xbox Series X/S
    1. Go to Settings
    2. Select Network
    3. Select Advanced Settings
    4. The MAC address is on this screen
  • Apple TV
    1. On the remote select Settings
    2. Select General
    3. Select Network
    4. The Mac Address will be displayed as either Wi-Fi Address or Ethernet Address.


If your device isn't listed here or if the method has changed, there are many resources available in forums and on vendor web sites that provide this info. A simple Google search should help.

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