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How To Find MAC Addresses

This document describes how to find MAC addresses on various operating systems and devices.

Windows 7

  1. Type Command into the main search bar, and press Enter.
  2. Type in ipconfig/all in the Command Prompt Window, and press Enter.
    The 12-digit Physical Address is the same as MAC address

    Windows
  3. Highlight the Physical Address copy the text into a reply to your ticket. If you do not already have a ticket open, please e-mail the copied text to the Rice OIT HelpDesk. Note: Include all Physical Addresses if you are unsure which to send.

Mac OSX

  1. Click on the Apple.
  2. Click on About this Mac.
    About this Mac

  3. Click More Info.
    More Information- Mac

  4. Click Network.
  5. In the top panel choose the appropriate device (AirPort if a wireless problem or Ethernet for a wired problem).
  6. In the bottom panel, scroll down to MAC Address.
  7. Copy the MAC address and paste the text into a reply to your ticket.

Windows Mobile

  1. From Home screen, go to Start -> Settings -> Connections -> Wireless Lan -> Advanced

    Note: WiFi must be ON in order for the MAC address to show up.

  2. Copy the MAC address and paste the text into a reply to your ticket. 

 

iPhone or iPod Touch

  1. From the home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Select About.
  4. Copy the MAC address from Wi-Fi Address into a reply to your ticket. 

 

Apple TV

  1. From the home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Select About.
  4. Copy the MAC address from Ethernet Address into a reply to your ticket. 
Android

Note: The options on Android devices will slightly differ depending on how the manufacturer customized the device.
1. Tap app drawer and select the Settings app.
2. Tap the Wi-Fi option under Wireless & networks.
3. Tap the menu button.
4. Tap Advanced to open the Advanced Wi-Fi screen.
5. You’ll find the IP address and MAC address displayed at the bottom of this page.


Chrome OS
1. Click the menu button in Chrome.
2. Click Settings.
3. Click the name of the Wi-Fi network you’re connected to at the top of the Settings page.
4. Click Wi-Fi network again.
5. The MAC address will be located under the Connectiontab.


Linux
1. Click the network icon.
2. Select Connection Information. The MAC address is labeled under hardware address



Keywords:MAC, address, physical, network   Doc ID:78221
Owner:Cynthia S.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-11-13 14:26 CSTUpdated:2018-08-16 16:02 CST
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