Find the MAC Address for Your Device
A Media Access Control address (MAC address) of a device is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications at the data link layer of a network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network technologies, including Ethernet and Wi-Fi.
To locate the MAC Address of your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, follow these steps:
- Tap Settings.
- Select General.
- Then select About.
- The MAC address is listed as WiFi Address.
To locate the MAC Address of your Xbox, follow these steps:
- Go to My Xbox in the Xbox Dashboard and select System Settings.
- Click Network Settings, Configure Network.
- Select Advanced Settings from the Additional Settings tab, then select Alternate Mac Address.
- At the bottom of this screen you’ll see a heading called Wired MAC.
To locate the MAC Address of your Playstation, follow these steps:
- Turn on your Playstation 4 without any disk in the drive and wait for the menu to pop up.
- Navigate to the “Settings” icon.
- Select the “System” icon under the Settings menu.
- You will see your MAC address listed on this screen
To locate the MAC Address of your Amazon Echo, follow these steps:
- Download the Amazon Alexa app to your phone or computer and sign in with your Amazon account.
- Connect to the wireless network transmitted by your Echo device.
- The wireless MAC address for your Echo can be found at the bottom of the Echo Setup screen in the Alexa app.
To locate the MAC Address of your Google Home, follow these steps:
- You can find the MAC address in it’s settings, but you can only get to the settings after you have set it up, so you need to connect it to some network first via ethernet cable but you can do this workaround below.
- When you try to set it up over a WiFi connection that’s just about to time out, expand the top right menu
- You’ll see the option to view its MAC address. Click that
- Take a screenshot or write that address down.