Finding the MAC address for a browserless device

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Before being used on UD's network, a device's MAC address must be registered. Devices with a web browser (i.e., computers, tablets, and smartphones) can connect directly to the UDel_Guest network before being connected to the eduroam network.

A device without a web browser will require you to register the MAC address when you register that device for the UD Devices network.

Follow the vendor's directions for finding your device's MAC address. A MAC address is a combination of 12 numerals and letters (0-9, a-f), often displayed with a -, : or . character between groups of characters. (Example: 77:c6:f8:95:b3:a6)

Directions for selected devices

Click one of the links below for assistance with finding the MAC address for selected devices. Note: A vendor's website or a device's instruction manual may have the most current directions.

  • Amazon Echo
  1. Follow these directions at
  2. Note that you may have to turn your Echo or Echo dot off to find the device's MAC address in the Settings area of the Alexa app on your phone or tablet.
  • Amazon Fire TV stick
  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Select Settings. You should see the Wi-Fi MAC Address located in the Device Info section.
  • Apple TV
  1. From to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select Settings.
  2. Select About.
  3. The MAC Address will be listed as the Wireless ID for wireless connections and as the Ethernet ID for Ethernet connections.
  4. Alternatively, the MAC address can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as Wireless ID or Ethernet ID.

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  • Roku
    1. From the Roku home screen, select Settings.
    2. Select Player Info. The addresses will be listed on-screen.

Alternatively, the addresses can be found on the back on your player. One set is for the Ethernet connector and for the other for the wireless connector.

  • Vizio Smart TVs and streaming devices
    1. From the main menu, select Network.
    2. Select Manual Setup.
    3. The MAC address will appear on screen.

  • Xbox One
  1. Navigate to the Network settings screen.
  2. Select Advanced settings.
  3. Wireless and wired MAC addresses will be displayed.
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