Android - Locating the MAC Address

Step by step instructions for locating the MAC/WiFi address of an Android device.

Note: Due to the large variety of Android devices available and variance between software versions and interfaces, there may be slight differences between the instructions below and the procedure for your device. If these instructions do not work, consult the manufacturer documentation.

  1. Locate and tap the Settings app.

    Find and tap settings

  2. Scroll to find, then tap About Device (on some phones it will say About Phone).

    locate and tap about device

  3. Tap Status.

    Tap Status

  4. The MAC address is listed under WiFi Address

    Find MAC address

If you are experiencing issues in using this MAC address, it may be because your device is using a randomized MAC address. Look at Android/Apple iOS 14 & Later - Disable MAC Randomization to disable this feature. 

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Keywords:mac address android samsung LG galaxy   Doc ID:79258
Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2018-01-15 11:08 CDTUpdated:2023-04-11 17:10 CDT
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