Android: How do I find the hardware address (MAC address) for my Android device?


Issue

  • How do I find the hardware address (MAC address) for my Android device?

Environment

  • Android

Cause

  • N/A

Resolution

  • Select Settings on your phone.  Location may vary depending on your device and android version.

  • This is what you will see after you click Settings.

  • Select General, then select “About phone”

  • Select Hardware info

  • Look for “Wi-Fi MAC Address”.  This is what you will need.

These directions may differ depending on your phone manufacturer and/or version of Android.

Escalation

If you need further assistance, contact your local IT support group/person

You can also contact your appropriate Service Desk:
University Users: OIT Service Desk – 919 684 2200
Duke Medicine Users: DHTS Service Desk – 919 684 2243