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How do I find the wireless MAC address for an Android Device?

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Different Android manufacturers list the MAC address in different places, below are the most commons directions for locating the MAC address. 

(Samsung Galaxy S6)

  1. Under your Applications list, select Settings.
  2. Scroll to the right to System.
  3. Select About Device, then Status.
  4. Scroll down to Wi-Fi MAC Address to see your MAC Address.

OR (Samsung Galaxy S)

  1. Under your Applications list, select Settings.
  2. At the very bottom of the list, choose About Phone.
  3. Select Status.
  4. Scroll down, your MAC address will be listed under Wi-Fi MAC Address.

OR (Generic)

  1. Under your Applications list, select Settings.
  2. At the very bottom of the list, choose About Device (Android Phones may say About Phone).
  3. Choose Hardware Information.
  4. Your MAC address may be listed under Wi-Fi MAC Address.

OR (Generic)

  1. Under your Applications list, select Settings.
  2. Select Wireless & networks, and then Wi-Fi Settings.
  3. Press the Menu key again and choose Advanced. Your device's wireless adapter's MAC address may be visible here.

OR (HTC One M8)

  1. Under your Applications list, select Settings.
  2. Select  Wi-Fi.
  3. Then select menu options (shown as three dots) in the upper-right-hand corner and select Advanced.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and your device's MAC address will be visible here.

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