This list does not include all device types. Instructions are accurate when this was published. Older or newer operating systems might have different instructions.
- Windows: Open the command prompt and type
The MAC address of your Windows device is the Physical Address, under information about the wireless adapter.
- Mac OS X: Open Terminal and type
ifconfig en1 | grep ether.
The MAC address displays.
- iOS: Go to Settings > General > About.
The Wi-Fi Address is your iOS device's MAC address.
- Android: Go to Settings > About Device > Status.
The Wi-Fi MAC address is your Android device's MAC address.