How do I find my MAC Address on Android?

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Overview:

This tutorial will walk you through how to locate your device’s MAC address. Every device has a unique identifier for its network adapters. This id is called the media access control address, or MAC address. This 12-digit code is made up of letters and numbers, and is usually separated by colons, periods or dashes. A MAC address can be used to identify your device and register it for university network access.

For assistance locating your MAC Address on other platforms, look at our other articles:

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):

 Android

 For Android devices, note that these instructions may vary between Android versions and manufacturers.

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Locating your MAC Address on Android:

Step 1: Open Network & Internet Settings

Open the Settings menu, and select Network & Internet

Open the Settings menu.
Open Settings

 

Step 2: Open Wi-Fi Preferences

Select Wi-Fi, then select Wi-Fi Preferences.

Select About Phone/Tablet.
Go to About Phone or Tablet

Open Wi-Fi preferences.
Find the Status option

 

Step 3: Navigate to Advanced Preferences

Click the down arrow next to Advanced and your MAC address is in the field labelled MAC address

Expand Advanced.
Then find the Wifi MAC address listed under Status.

Your MAC address is in the field labelled MAC address

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