Find your MAC address on Windows OS

This article will show you how to find the MAC address of a device running Windows OS. These instructions will work for Windows 7, 8, 10 and 11.

Each device, such as a computer, smartphone or tablet, has a unique MAC address. You may need a device's MAC address when setting up features such as parental controls.

  1. Open the Search panel using the magnifying glass icon in the task bar.
    Windows 10 Search icon
  2. Search for "cmd" and then select the Command Prompt app from the search results.
    Windows 10 Search results for "cmd"
  3. In the Command Prompt window, type "ipconfig /all" then hit the Enter key on your keyboard.
    Windows 10 Command Prompt
  4. A list of information will appear. Find the entry listed next to Physical Address (e.g. 00-00-0F-AA-01-01). This is your device's MAC address.
    Windows 10 Physical Address

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