In order to register your entertainment or gaming console for use on UI-DeviceNet, you need to first determine the wireless MAC address of your device. These instructions explain how.

To find the MAC address for your Echo: 

  1. Download the Amazon Alexa app to your phone or computer and sign in with your Amazon account. 
  2. Connec to the wireless network transmitted by your Echo device.
  3. The wireless MAC for your Echo can be found at the bottom of the Echo setup screen in the Alexa app. 

To find the MAC address for your Amazon Fire TV Stick:

  1. Go to "Settings" then "System" then "About"

To find the MAC address of your 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 either the "Wireless ID" or "Ethernet ID" (depending on the connection you are using).

Alternative method for locating the wireless MAC address:

  1. The Apple TV Ethernet (wired) and Wireless network MAC addresses can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as "Ethernet ID" and "Wireless ID." (This is also the same label that contains the serial number.)

Google Chromecast Devices are not able to connect to UI-DeviceNet.

To find the MAC address on your Google Home: 

  1. Plug in your Google Home.
  2. Download and open the Google Home app on your phone. 
  3. You should see the Google Home listed. Select it and press Set Up.
  4. Accept the prompt allowing your phone to connect to your Google Home.
  5. Answer the set up questions listed. 
  6. Enter the location of your Google Home and select Continue. 
  7. Prior to connecting to UI-DeviceNet, press "..." and select show MAC address. 
  8. Google home will configure automatically.
  9. When your phone tells you to connect to UI-DeviceNet, please connect it to eduroam. 

To locate your Insignia Smart TV wireless MAC address:

  1. Go to Network Settings. 
  2. Press ENTER. The settings menu opens. (or press Menu)
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network, press ENTER.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight WIRELESS, press ENTER. (Note that the wired MAC address and the wireless MAC address are different)

To find your Nintendo DS's MAC address, you will need a WiFi-enabled game for the Nintendo DS. 

  1. Go to the Nintendo WiFi Connection Setup in the game's menu.
  2. Select "Options", then "System Information".
  3. The MAC address is displayed on the top line.

To find the MAC address for your Nintendo Wii:

  • From the Wii U menu, select "System Settings"
  • Select [Internet], then "View MAC Address"
  • The MAC address of the Wii console is displayed.

 

To find the MAC address for your Playstation 3: 

  1. From the PS3 main menu select "Settings".
  2. Select "System Settings".
  3. Select "System Information".
  4. The  screen will display the MAC address.

To find the MAC address for your PlayStation 4:

  1. From the main menu, select "Settings" (located on the upper right)
  2. Select "Network"
  3. Select "View Connection Status"
  4. Scroll down until the MAC addresses are visible

To find the MAC address for your Roku:

  1. From the Roku home screen, select "Settings" then "About".
  2. The MAC address will appear on your screen.
  3. You may also find the MAC address on the bottom or back of your Roku.

To locate your Samsung Smart TV wireless MAC address:

  1. Press Menu.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network, press ENTER.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Settings, press ENTER.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight WIRELESS, press ENTER. (Note that the wired MAC address and the wireless MAC address are different)
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Test, press ENTER.
  6. The MAC address needed to register your Samsung Smart TV will be listed as either Ethernet Address or Wireless MAC Address at the top of the screen.

To locate your Sharp Smart TV wireless MAC address:

  1. Press the Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight Initial Setup, press Enter.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Internet Setup, press Enter.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Network Setup, press Enter.
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Connection Type, press Enter.
  6. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight WIRELESS, press Enter.
  7. Press ▲ or ▼ to select IP Setup, press Enter.
  8. The MAC Address should be on the bottom of the page.

To locate your Sony Smart TV wireless MAC address:

  1. Press the Home button.
  2. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Settings, press Enter.
  3. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Network Setup, press Enter.
  4. From the menu, select Wireless Setup, press Enter.
  5. Click on Network Setup - Status and the MAC Address should be on the screen.

To find the MAC address for your Tivo: 

  1. Open the Tivo menu
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Select "Phone/Network"
  4. The MAC address should be listed on the screen along with the IP address.

To locate your Vizio Smart TV wireless MAC address:

  1. Press Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight the Network, press OK.
  3. The Network Connection menu displays.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Manual Setup, press OK.
  5. The IP Settings menu is displayed.
  6. At the bottom of the menu the WLAN MAC address is displayed. 

To find the MAC address for your Xbox One:

  1. Navigate to the "Settings" page
  2. Select "Network"
  3. Select "Advanced Settings"
  4. The MAC address will be displayed on the right side of the screen

If you can’t get to the "Settings" page on your Xbox One, perform the following:

  1. Allow the Xbox One to run through the system setup and let it fail
  2. Select "Fix It" and let it attempt to diagnose the issue
  3. After the "Fix It" fails the Xbox will prompt you to manually set up the connection
  4. This screen will list both the wireless and wired MAC address
  5. Record the MAC address

To find the MAC address of your Xbox:

  1. On your console, go to "My Xbox" and then select "System Settings".
  2. Select "Network Settings".
  3. Select "Wired Network" or the name of your wireless network, if you are prompted to do so.
  4. Select "Configure Network".
  5. On the "Additional Settings" tab, select "Advanced Settings".

At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called "MAC Address."

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105676
Last updated: 
August 23, 2019
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