Media Access Control (MAC) Address Lookup


Media Access Control (MAC) Address Lookup

In order to register your device on the W&L Wireless Network, you will need to locate the MAC address and then complete registration here.

Apple TV

  1. Go to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select "Settings."
  2. In the Settings Menu, select "About."
  3. Here you can find your MAC Address, listed as either the "Wireless ID".

Alternative Method for Locating the Wireless MAC Address:

  • The Apple TV Ethernet (wired) and Wireless network MAC addresses can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as "Wireless ID"

Nintendo DS

To obtain the MAC Address from a Nintendo DS:

  1. Insert a Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection compatible game and access the WFC Setup Utility. Please note that the exact steps to access the setup utility varies by game. However, the setup utility is a standard menu, included with all WFC-compatible games.
  2. After accessing the utility, tap "Options," then "System Information."
  3. The MAC Address and Nintendo WFC ID will be listed on the screen. Unless the game player has successfully connected with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, the WFC ID will be blank.

Nintendo Wii

To Locate the MAC address of wired and wireless cards on a Wii:

  1. Click on the Wii button in the bottom left of the main channel screen
  2. Click on Wii Settings
  3. Go to "Internet" on page 2
  4. Click on "Console Information"

PlayStation 2

To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 2 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS2 and you will need the disc that came with the Network Adaptor. Then follow these steps:

  1. Power up the PlayStation 2 and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc.
  2. Once it has loaded, select "ISP Setup" and press X on your controller.
  3. The ISP Setup will begin to load, and you will be presented with a license agreement. Select Agree and press X to continue.
  4. For connection type, choose "Local Area Network (LAN)" and press X to continue.
  5. Select "Automatic Configuration" and press X to continue.
  6. At the connection test screen, select "Advanced" and press X to continue.
  7. At the "Advanced Broadband Settings" screen, make sure "Automatic" is selected. While you are at this screen, make note of the MAC address at the bottom.

Some of the PS2 games also have the ability to list your MAC address, but the above steps are the C&IT Help Desk's preferred way of finding the MAC.

PlayStation 3

To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 3 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS. From the PS3 main menu screen, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Settings icon (located on the far left).
  2. Press the "X" button.
  3. Navigate up/down until you see the System Settings icon.
  4. Press the "X" button.
  5. Scroll up/down until you see System Information.
  6. Press the "X" button.


To find the MAC address of your PlayStation Portable (PSP):

  1. Navigate to "System Settings";
  2. Then navigate to "System Information," which is where the MAC address is listed.


to locate the MAC address of your Roku:

  1. Turn your Roku over and submit the wireless number.
  2. Unplug your device until you receive the notification that is has been registered on the WLU Wireless.
  3. Plug your Roku in and it will see the WLU wireless.


To find the MAC address of your PlayStation Portable (PSP):

  1. Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
  2. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live. These steps assume you cannot connect to Xbox Live until you finish configuring your Xbox console to use your PC's MAC address. Therefore, you should receive the following message: "Could not connect to Xbox Live. Do you want to troubleshoot your network connection?".
  3. From the Connect Status screen, select Settings. The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of the Network Settings screens is the MAC address of your Xbox console. Do not change your Xbox console MAC address, just write it down and call us.

XBox 360

To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 console:

  1. Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings.
  2. Select Edit Settings.
  3. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.
  4. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.