How do I find the MAC address (for WIFI connection) on my computer?

MAC Address means Media Access Control. It is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller (NIC) for use as a network address in communications within a network segment. This use is common in most IEEE 802 networking technologies, including Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.


How do I find the MAC address (for WIFI connection) on my computer?


For Windows

  1. Press both the Windows Key and the R key simultaneously.

  1. Type ncpa.cpl into the search box and press ENTER or click OK

  1. Right-click WIFI and select Status.
  2. Click Details and the Physical Address is your MAC Address.


  1. On your computer, search for cmd.exe (command prompt) and open this program.

  1. On the black Command Prompt screen, type: getmac /v
  1. This will list all your adapters. Get the Physical Address corresponding to the WIFI. Physical address is the MAC address.

For Apple OS

  1. Select System Preferences from the Apple menu at the top left of your screen.
  2. Click Network from the System Preferences menu.
  3. Choose Wi-Fi from the list of interfaces on the left and click the Advanced button.
  4. Choose the Hardware tab under which you will see the MAC address of your wireless card.


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