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How to Find Device MAC Address

Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

1. Start Run (in Windows 10, Start and type in the Search Programs and Files box.)
2. Enter: cmd
3. Enter: ipconfig /all If the output scrolls off your screen, and it will on Vista and Windows 7, use: ipconfig /all | more
4. The Physical Address is your MAC address; it will look like 00-15-E9-2B-99-3C. You will have a physical address for each network connection that you have.


Figure 1. The is the ipconfig output on Windows 10. My computer has two network connections -- an ethernet connection, labeled Local Area Connection, and a wireless connection, labeled Wireless Network Connection (the wireless connection isn't currently set up).
The actual network adaptors present in your computer are all that XP lists. Vista, on the other hand, lists many additional possible network connections, even if they aren't being used. But the Wireless and Local Area Connection sections are the same.
 
Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard, 10.5 and 10.6

1. Apple menu System Preferences Network
2. MAC address for wired ethernet connections:
3. Select Ethernet from the list on the left.
4. Click the Advanced button.
5. On the Ethernet tab, the Ethernet ID is your MAC address.
6. MAC address for wireless connections:
7. Select AirPort from the list on the left.
8. Click the Advanced button.
9. On the AirPort tab, the AirPort ID is your MAC address. 
 
 
iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
1. Select “Settings” from the home screen.
2. Select the “General” option on the left.
3. Select the “About” option on the right.
4. You will see the MAC address displayed in the field labeled “Wi-Fi Address.”

Android-based Device
1. Press “Menu” on the home screen > Select “Settings.”
2. Select “Wireless & Networks.”
3. Check the box marked “Wi-Fi” to ensure that wireless is turned on.
4. Press “Back” > Select “About Phone” or "About Tablet" at the bottom of the list.
5. Select “Hardware Information.”
6. You will see the MAC address displayed in the field labeled “Wi-Fi MAC Address.”

Amazon Kindle
1. Press the "Menu" button.
2. Use the 5-way controller to underline "Settings" > Press "Select."
3. Under "Device Info," you will see an entry for Wi-Fi MAC Address.

Barnes and Noble Nook
NOOK
1. Press the Home button.
2. On the Home menu, tap "Settings."
3. Find the entry for "MAC Address."

NOOKcolor
1. Tap the Nav Arrow at the bottom of the screen to display the Quick Nav Bar > Tap "Settings."
2. Tap "Device Info" > "About Your NOOKcolor."
3. Find the entry for "MAC Address."