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Find MAC Address

Instructions for locating a computer's MAC address on Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux.

Windows 10

  1. Open the command prompt by searching for "cmd" and hit enter.
  2. In the command prompt, type "getmac /v /fo list" and hit enter. 
  3. The Physical Address of the Local Area Connection or Ethernet is the MAC

Apple Mac OSX

  1. Open network preferences
  2. On the left panel select your ethernet connection
  3. Click the advanced button at the bottom
  4. Select the Harware, Ethernet, or Airport tab
  5. The address is the string next to the label "MAC Address", "Ethernet ID", or "AirPort ID."apple-mac


  1. In a terminal, type "ifconfig /all" and hit enter. 
  2. Under "eth0" (or your active ethernet device connection), the "Hardware address" is the MAC address.linux-mac

Keywords:Find, MAC, Address, physical, mac, finding   Doc ID:106917
Owner:Samuel N.Group:University of Maryland Engineering IT
Created:2020-10-30 13:45 EDTUpdated:2020-10-30 14:14 EDT
Sites:University of Maryland Engineering IT
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