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How to Find Your Game Machine'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
  • Nintendo Wii
    1. From the main Wii Menu select the Wii Options button (bottom left corner).
    2. Select Wii Settings.
    3. Select the right arrow to move to the second page of system settings.
    4. Select Internet.
    5. Select Console Information.
    6. On this screen you’ll see the MAC Address.
  • PlayStation 3
    1. Power up the PlayStation 3 without a disc in the drive.
    2. Once the PlayStation 3 operating system has loaded, select Settings.
    3. Once you are in Settings select Network Settings.
    4. Select Connection Status List.
    5. You can find the MAC address listed under 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 Vita
    1. Open the Settings and tap Start
    2. Tap System
    3. Tap System Information
    4. The MAC is on this screen
  • Xbox 360
    1. Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings.
    2. Select Edit Settings.
    3. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.
    4. At the bottom of this screen you’ll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.
  • Xbox One / Xbox One X
    1. Go to Settings
    2. Select Network
    3. Select Advanced Settings
    4. The MAC address is on this screen

If you have information about where to find the MAC address on a device that we haven't listed here, please let us know.

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