MAC Address

All WiFi capable devices have a MAC address (aka WiFi or hardware address). Sometimes, you need to find it, such as when registering to our york-connect network.

Let us know if you don't see yours listed.

Amazon Echo

  • Download the Amazon Alexa app & sign in with your Amazon account.
  • Connect to the wireless network transmitted by your Echo device.
  • Search the bottom of the Echo Setup screen in the Alexa app.

Amazon Fire TV

  • Plug your Fire TV stick into your TV.
    • Select Settings > System > About > Network.
    • Find Mac Address (WiFi).

Android

Instructions may vary, based on your Android model.

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Select About Phone/Tablet > Status.
  • Find Wi-Fi MAC address.

Apple IOS

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Select General > About.
  • Find Wi-Fi Address.

Apple MacOS

  • Click the Apple image in the top left corner of your screen.
  • Select System Preferences > Network > WiFi > Advanced > Hardware.
  • Find MAC Address.

Apple TV

  • Follow the set-up instructions for your Apple TV.
  • Select the york-devices WiFi signal.
    • The connection will fail this time.
  • Find wireless MAC address.

Apple Watch

  • Open the Watch app.
  • Select General > About.
  • Find WiFi/MAC address.

Chromebook

  • If you haven't yet, sign in to your Chromebook.
  • At the bottom right, select the time.
  • Select the Wi-Fi network.
  • At the top of the box, select Information.
  • Your MAC address is labeled Wi-Fi.

Chromecast

Plug your Chromecast into your TV.

    • Try connecting to york-devices WiFi.
      • This may fail, which is OK.

Then, move to a computer.

    • Open the Chromecast app on your computer.
      • If you don't see it on your desktop,
        • Windows - Search in the Start Menu.
        • Mac - Search in Finder > Applications.
    • Select Settings.
    • Find MAC Address at the bottom of the window.

Google Home

  • Plug in your Google Home.
  • Download & open the Google Home phone app.
    • Select your Google Home then touch Setup.
    • Follow the setup instructions.
  • Find wireless MAC address in the bottom right.

Insignia TV

  • Press ENTER or Menu on your remote.
  • Select Network > WIRED.
    • To select items with your remote, press ▲ or ▼, then press ENTER.
  • Find Wireless MAC address.

Microsoft Windows

  • Select the Start button, then search for/open Command Prompt.
    • Type ipconfig /all into the Command Prompt window.
    • Press Enter on your keyboard.
  • Under Wireless LAN Adapter Wi-Fi, find Physical Address.

Nintendo DS

Nintendo DS, 2DS, & 3DS

  • From the HOME menu, select System Settings > Internet Settings > Other Information > Confirm MAC Address.

Nintendo Switch

  • From the Home menu, select System Settings > Internet.
  • Find System MAC Address.

Nintendo Wii U

  • Select System Settings > Internet > View MAC Address.
  • Find Wireless MAC Address.

PlayStation 3

  • From the main menu, select Settings > System Settings > System Information.
  • Find Wireless MAC Address.

PlayStation 4

  • From the main menu, select Settings > System > System Information.
  • Find MAC Address (Wi-Fi).

PlayStation Vita

  • From the main menu, select Settings then tap Start.
  • Select System > System Information.
  • Find MAC Address (Wi-Fi).

Roku

  • From the home screen, select Settings > Player Info.
  • Find Wireless MAC Address.

Samsung TV

  • Press Menu on your remote.
  • Select Network > Network Settings > Wireless > york-devices.
    • To select items with your remote, press ▲ or ▼, then press ENTER.
  • Find Wireless MAC Address.

Sharp TV

  • Press Menu on your remote.
  • Select Internet Setup > Network Setup > Connection Type > Wireless > IP Setup.
    • To select, navigate with the arrow buttons on your remote, then press Enter.
  • Find MAC Address on the bottom of the page.

Sony TV

  • Press Home on your remote.
  • Select Settings > Network Setup > Wireless Setup > Network Setup - Status.
    • To select, navigate with the arrow buttons on your remote, then press Enter.
  • Find MAC Address.

Vizio TV

  • Press Menu on your remote.
  • Select System or Help > System Information > Network Information.
    • To select, navigate with the arrow buttons on your remote, then press OK.
  • Find WLAN MAC.

Xbox 360

  • From the main menu, select My Xbox > System Settings > Network Settings > Wireless Network > Configure Network.
  • Under the Additional Settings tab, select Advanced Settings > Alternate Mac Address.
  • Find the MAC address.

Xbox One

  • From the home screen, select Settings.
  • Under the Console tab, select Network > Advanced Settings.
  • Find the Wireless MAC.