Locating the Wireless MAC Address of your gaming or entertainment device


In order to connect to the APSU-ResDevices network, you must register your  wireless MAC address. Click your device below to obtain instructions for locating the MAC address. Make sure you locate the wireless MAC address. The wired address will not work on our network.

Note: This network is not to be used for phones or computers. If you need to connect your smartphone or laptop computer to the wireless network, please click here for instructions.





Amazon Fire Stick

  1. Go to your Home Screen.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Go to System.
  4. Go to About.
  5. Go to Network.
  6. Locate the MAC (Hardware) address.


Echo Dot

  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Select the top left navigation menu.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Select Device Settings.
  5. Select Echo Dot from the list.
  6. Scroll down to the bottom and choose About.
  7. The address should be listed at the bottom of the screen.


Nintendo DS

  1. Select System Settings.
  2. Select Internet Settings.
  3. Select Other Information.
  4. Select Confirm MAC address.


Nintendo Switch

  1. Select System Settings from the HOME Menu.
  2. Scroll down through the menu and select Internet.
  3. The Nintendo Switch console's MAC address will be listed under System MAC Address.


Playstation 3

  1. Start up the PlayStation to the main menu (i.e. without a disc in the drive).
  2. Navigate to the System Settings icon and select.
  3. Within that list find the option that says System Information and select.
  4. In that list you will find your MAC Address.


Playstation 4

  1. On the XMB menu scroll to the right to Settings.
  2. Navigate down to and open Network page.
  3. Navigate down to and open View Connection Status page.
  4. Your MAC Address should be listed here.



  1. Open the home screen on your Roku from your TV.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Go to Network.
  4. Select the wireless connection.



  1. Start up the Wii to its channel menu.
  2. In the bottom-left corner of the screen select the circle that says Wii.
  3. Then select the option on the right that says Wii Settings.
  4. Click the right arrow to the second page and then select Internet and then Console Information.
  5. The wireless hardware/MAC address should be listed.
    • Two options will appear if you have a LAN adapter installed.


Wii U

  1. Navigate to System Settings from the Wii U Menu.
  2. Select Internet.
  3. Select View Mac Address.
  4. Your MAC address is displayed here.


Xbox 360

  1. With the system on and on the Xbox dashboard open the system settings option.
  2. Go to Network settings then in that window select Configure Network.
  3. There will then be two options, you will want to highlight and click the block of text with “Advanced Settings”.
  4. From there, look to the bottom left hand corner for the MAC Address.


Xbox One

  1. Navigate to the Settings page.
  2. Open Network page.
  3. Open Advanced Settings.



Samsung Smart TV

  1. Press Menu.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network, then press ENTER.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Settings, then press ENTER.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Wireless, then press ENTER. (Note that the wired MAC address and the wireless MAC address are different)
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Test, then press ENTER.
    • The wired MAC address will be listed as Wireless MAC Address at the top of the screen.


Sharp Smart TV

  1. Press the Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight Initial Setup, then press Enter.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Internet Setup, then press Enter.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Network Setup, then press Enter.
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Connection Type, then press Enter.
  6. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight Wireless, then press Enter.
  7. Press ▲ or ▼ to select IP Setup, then press 
  8. The MAC Address should be on the bottom of the page.


Sony Smart TV

  1. Press the Home
  2. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Settings, then press Enter.
  3. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Network Setup, then press Enter.
  4. From the menu, select Wireless Setup, then press Enter.
  5. Click on Network Setup - Status and the MAC Address should be on the screen.


Vizio Smart TV

  1. Press Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight the Network, then press OK.
  3. The Network Connection menu displays.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Manual Setup, then press OK. The IP Settings menu is displayed.
  5. At the bottom of the menu the MAC addresses are displayed.



Article ID: 69564
Fri 1/4/19 1:21 PM
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