Find the MAC Address on an Apple Device with OS X

At times, you may need to identify a device that has been registered to your XFINITY account by finding the device's Media Access Control (MAC) address. This article explains how to locate your MAC address on an Apple computer with OS X.

Locate the MAC Address of an Apple Computer with OS X

  1. Select About This Mac from the Apple menu.
    Apple menu with "About This Mac" selected. "About This Mac" is the top option.
  2. Select the More Info button.
    About This Mac screen with "More Info" selected. "More Info" can be found in the bottom center of the screen.
  3. Select the System Report button.
    About This Mac screen with "System Report..." selected. "System Report..." can be found in the bottom center of the screen.
  4. Under the Network header, select the Wi-Fi option.  Look for MAC Address - this is your device's MAC address.  In the example below, the MAC address is AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF.
    This displays "Wi-Fi" selected under the Network header on the left. To the right-center side of the screen your computer's MAC Address can be found.

Find this article at:

Was This Article Helpful?

Rate this article on a scale of 1 - 5

Related Articles

Need more help? We're on it.

Find an XFINITY Store or service center near you.