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Find Your MAC Address

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    Android OS

    1. Click on the Home button at the bottom of the phone to go to the Home screen.
    2. Click Menu
    3. Click Settings
    4. Click About Phone
    5. Click Status
    6. Scroll down to see your "Wi-Fi MAC address"
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    iPhone / iPod Touch

    1. Go to Settings
    2. General
    3. About
    4. Wi-Fi Address.
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    Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger)

    1. Click on the Apple in the upper-left-hand corner of the screen, then go to 'System Preferences.'
    2. In the System Preferences window, click on the Network icon.
    3. In the Network window, make sure to set it to show the Airport configuration. The 'Airport ID' will be the wireless hardware address.
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    Mac OS 10.5 & 10.6 (Leopard and Snow Leopard)

    1. Click on the Apple in the upper-left-hand corner of the screen, then go to 'System Preferences.'
    2. In the System Preferences window, click on the Network icon.
    3. In the Network window, make sure to set it to show the Airport configuration. Then click the "Advanced" button.
    4. The 'Airport ID' will be the wireless hardware address.
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    Other (Device not found)

    Please refer to your specific device's user guide for more information on how to find your device's MAC address.
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    PlayStation 2

    To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 2 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS2 and you will need the disc that came with the Network Adaptor. Then follow these steps:

    1. Power up the PlayStation 2 and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc.
    2. Once it has loaded, select "ISP Setup" and press X on your controller.
    3. The ISP Setup will begin to load, and you will be presented with a license agreement. Select Agree and press X to continue.
    4. For connection type, choose "Local Area Network (LAN)" and press X to continue.
    5. Select "Automatic Configuration" and press X to continue.
    6. At the connection test screen, select "Advanced" and press X to continue.
    7. At the "Advanced Broadband Settings" screen, make sure "Automatic" is selected. While you are at this screen, make note of the MAC address at the bottom.
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    PlayStation 3

    1. Power up the PlayStation 3 without any 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. When the "Network Settings" list appears, select the first option which is titled "Settings and Connection Status List."
    5. The physical address will be listed under "MAC Address."
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    PSP

    1. Navigate to "System Settings"
    2. Then navigate to "System Information," which is where the MAC address is listed.
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    Wii - USB Ethernet Adapter

    1. From the home screen, select the "Wii" button in the lower left-hand corner.
    2. From here, select "Wii Settings" which will be the on-screen button on the right.
    3. On this screen, select the right arrow to advance to the 2nd set of settings.
    4. Select the "Internet" option.
    5. Select the "Console Information" option.
    6. The MAC address will be listed under "USB Ethernet Adapter MAC Address".
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    Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10

    1. Go to the Start Menu, and in the 'Start Search' bar, type in 'cmd'. 

      The program 'cmd' (Command Prompt) will be found at the top of the Start Menu; click on it to run it.
    2. In the Command Prompt window, type 'getmac /v'. 
    3. In the Command Prompt window, look for the network information for the Wireless Network Connection for Wireless connections or the Ethernet Network Connection for wired connections. The 'Physical Address' will be the hardware address of the network card.
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    Windows XP

    1. Go to Start, then Run
    2. In the 'Run' window, type 'cmd' and press enter. This will open up the Command Prompt window.
    3. In the Command Prompt window, type 'ipconfig /all'.
    4. In the Command Prompt window, look for the network information for the Ethernet Wireless Network Connection. The 'Physical Address' will be the hardware address of the network card.
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    Xbox

    1. Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
    2. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live.
    3. These steps assume you cannot connect to Xbox Live until you finish configuring your Xbox console to use your PC's MAC address. Therefore, you should receive the following message: "Could not connect to Xbox Live. Do you want to troubleshoot your network connection?".
    4. From the Connect Status screen, select Settings. The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of the Network Settings screens is the MAC address of your Xbox console.
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    Xbox 360

    1. System Settings
    2. Network Settings
    3. Available Networks
    4. Configure Network
    5. Additional Settings
    6. Advanced settings
    7. MAC Address is at the bottom of the screen
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