Network: How to Find the Wireless MAC Address on Your Computer


  1. Launch the command prompt
  2. Press the Windows Key + R, type cmd and hit OK
  3. At the command prompt type ipconfig /all and hit Enter
  4. Scroll down looking for something along the lines of Wireless LAN Adapter Wi-Fi
    • If the description mentions virtual, look for a another Wireless LAN entry
  5. You MAC address will be listed as Physical Address

Mac OSX (10.9.x and above)

  1. Select the Apple Menu, and choose the System Preferences menu item.
  2. Select Network.
  3. Select Wi-Fi.
  4. Select the Advanced button.
  5. The Wi-Fi Address is your wireless MAC address.


  1. In a terminal window type ifconfig and return.
  2. You'll see a list of interfaces. Your wireless interface will likely be named wlan0 or wifi0. The wireless MAC address will be in the field labeled HWaddr.
  3. You can also use iwconfig to find your wireless MAC address if you have it installed.


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