Find Your MAC Address

To register your gaming and entertainment device to connect to VSU-Guest wireless network, you will need to know the device MAC address (example: 06:CA:12:F3:BC:7A).

Below are steps to help you locate the MAC address of some of the most common gaming and entertaining devices available. If your device is not listed or for the most up-to-date information, please check the user manual or official website for your device.

Playstation 4 | Playstation 3 | Playstation Vita | Nintendo 3DS | Wii U | Xbox 360 | Xbox One | Roku | Apple TV | Google TV | Sony Blu-Ray Player | TiVo | Vizio Smart TV

PC and Apple (Macintosh) computers do not need to be registered. However, steps for finding the MAC address have been included on this page for diagnostic purposes.


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::Playstation 4 (PS4)

1. Power up your PS4 with no disc in the drive

2. Select Settings from the Main Menu

3. Select Network 

4. Select View Connection Status

Your MAC Address (Wi-Fi) will be displayed

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::Playstation 3 (PS3)

1. Power up your PS4 with no disc in the drive

2 Select Settings from the main menu 

3. Select System Settings

4. Select System Information

Your MAC Address will be displayed

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::Playstation Vita (PS Vita) 

1. Tap Settings from the Home screen 

2. Tap Start

3. Scroll and tap System Options

4. Tap System Information

Your MAC Address will be displayed

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::Nintendo 3DS Family, Nintendo 2DS

1. Select System Settings Icon from Home Menu

2. Select Internet Settings

3. Tap Other Information

4. Tap Confirm MAC Address

Your MAC Address will be displayed

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::Wii U

1. Select System Settings from the Wii U Menu

2. Using the Left Stick select the Internet icon and press the A Button

3. Select View MAC Address

Your MAC Address will be displayed

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::Xbox 360

1. On the Xbox 360 controller, press the Guide button (the green X button in the center)  

2. Select Settings

3. Select System.

4. Select Network Settings.

5. For wireless connection, select Wireless Network   

6. Select Configure Network

7. Select the Additional Settings tab on the upper right, and then select Advanced Settings.

Your MAC address will be displayed.

IMPORTANT: Steps vary based on which Xbox version you own. Please consult your owner's manual or visit http://support.xbox.com/en-US/home

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::Xbox One

1. Select Settings from Menu

2. Select Network

3. Select Advanced Settings

Your MAC addresses will be displayed.

IMPORTANT: Steps vary based on which Xbox version you own. Please consult your owner's manual or visit http://support.xbox.com/en-US/home

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::Roku

1. From the Home screen, select Settings, and then About

Your MAC address will be displayed.

Alternatively, you may find the MAC address on the bottom or back of your Roku.

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::Apple TV

1. From the Main menu, choose Settings, and then click About

Your MAC address will be displayed.

Alternatively, you may find the MAC address printed on the UPC label on the Apple TV Box.

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::Google TV

1. From Settings, select Network, and then Status

Your MAC address will be displayed.

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::Sony Blu-Ray DVD Player

1. Make sure that the BD player and TV or display device are turned on

2. Using the remote control supplied with the BD player, press the HOME button

3. Use the left arrow or right arrow to select Setup

4. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select System Settings

5. Press ENTER

6. Select System Information

7. Press ENTER

For applicable product types/models, visit Sony Support site.

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::TiVo

1. Select Settings from the Menu, and then choose Phone/Network

Your MAC address will be displayed.

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::Vizio Smart TV

1. Press the Menu button on the remote and select Network, and then Manual Setup

The RJ45 and/or Wireless MAC address will be displayed.

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::PC Computers

Note: PC computers do not need to be registered in order connect to the wireless network. This information is provided for diagnostic purposes only.

1. Type cmd into the search bar on the bottom left corner of your desktop and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

2. A Command Prompt window will appear. Type ipconfig/all and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

3. Scroll down to the section titled Wireless Adapter Ethernet.

4. Look for the entry titled Physical Address. Your MAC address will be displayed to the right.

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::Apple (Macintosh) Computers

Note: Apple (Macintosh) computers do not need to be registered in order connect to the wireless network. This information is provided for diagnostic purposes only.

1. Click the System Preferences icon on your dock.

2. When the System Preferences panel opens, click the Network icon.

3. In the left sidebar, click Wi-Fi to highlight it. Then, click the Advanced button.

4. Click the Hardware tab. When this tab opens, your MAC address will be displayed.

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