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Finding that MAC Address

Blocking devices by MAC address again in order to preserve sanity.  Some people, however, need access for their device.  A quick guide to finding those MAC addresses:

Original Kindle  (from technipages)

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. The Wi-Fi MAC Address is located toward the bottom of the screen in the Device Info section

Kindle Fire (from Overton County Schools)

  1. From the home screen, tap on “Settings” in the top right corner
  2. Tap on “More”
  3. Tap on “Device” in the “Settings” Page
  4. MAC address is listed as “Wi Fi Mac Address”

iPad (from iPad to PC)

  1. Select the settings icon
  2. Tap “General” and then “About”
  3. The MAC address is listed as “Wi-Fi Address” (format xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx)

Windows (from

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Wireless Network Connection icon from within your system tray (near the clock).
  2. Select Network and Sharing Center.
  3. Select View status.
  4. Select Details.
  5. The MAC address is listed as Physical Address:

Windows XP/2000

  1. Click on Start and click on Network Connections on the right side of the menu
  2. Double-click on Local Area Connection (to find the MAC address of wired adapter) or Double-click on Wireless Adapter (to find the MAC address of the wireless adapter), or if you have a wireles connection icon in your system tray you can double-click on it!
  3. Click on the “Support” tab
  4. Click on “Details”
  5. The MAC address is the Physical Address (format is xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx)