A Media Access Control (MAC) address is a unique identifier attached to most forms of networking equipment. The MAC address identifies each node of a network. It is specific to the hardware on your laptop, specifically the system board. Following is information on finding your MAC address.
Locate MAC Address in Mac OS
Open System Preferences
Open Network Settings
Click on Network
- Select Wi-Fi
- Click Advanced
Locate MAC Address
- Select the Hardware tab
- Find the MAC Address
Locate MAC Address in Windows 7
Open Command Prompt
In the Start Menu search bar, type cmd and hit Enter.
Type ipconfig/all at the end of the command prompt and hit Enter.
Locate Physical Address
Under Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: find the Physical Address.
This is your MAC address.
Tap the Settings gear on your device
Scroll down and tap General
Scroll down to WiFi Address (this is your MAC address.)