Locate the MAC Address on a Wireless Device


If you are attempting to connect to the WVU.Play network with a wireless device and are unsure of where to locate the MAC (Physical) address, find your device below and follow the steps provided.

Note: You may need to contact the manufacturer or search online for additional instructions/support.


Apple TV

  1. Go to the Main Menu on your Apple TV and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings Menu, select About.
  3. Here you can find your MAC Address listed as the Wireless ID.

Google ChromeCast App

  1. Open the Chromecast app on your computer (located in the Start menu for Windows or Applications folder for Mac).
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Find the MAC Address in the lower-left hand corner.

Google Home App

  1. Open the Google Home app on your mobile device.
  2. Click the menu button (three horizontal lines).
  3. Click Devices.
  4. Click Add New Device.
  5. Follow the prompts to connect to the network.
  6. The MAC address will be displayed at the end of setup.

Xbox 360

  1. Go to My Xbox in the Xbox Dashboard and select System Settings.
  2. Click Network Settings, connect to the WVU.Play network, and then select Configure Network.
  3. From the Additional Settings tab, select Advanced Settings.
  4. Select Alternate MAC Address.
  5. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wireless MAC Address.

Xbox One

  1. If you are signed into your profile, navigate to My Games & Apps. (Skip this step if you are not signed into a profile.)
  2. Select Settings and then Network.
  3. Select Advanced Settings. The MAC Address is listed next to Wireless MAC.


  1. Select Settings and then System Settings.
  2. Scroll until you see System Information. The MAC Address will be listed there.


  1. Select Settings, then Network, and then View Connection Status.
  2. The MAC Address will be listed next to MAC Address (Wi-Fi).

Nintendo Switch & Nintendo Switch LITE

  1. Select System Settings from the Home Menu
  2. Scroll down through the menu and select Internet
  3. The Nintendo Switch console's MAC address will be listed under System MAC Address




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