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How To View the Mac Address of Your Wi-Fi, Ethernet in Windows

In this tutorial, we have listed out the steps on How To View the Mac Address of Your Wi-Fi, Ethernet Adapters in Windows. It’s simple to find all your network adapter’s Mac Address together with a single command in Command Prompt.

Before we start let’s see a small description of Mac Address from Wikipedia:

A media access control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network technologies, including Ethernet. Logically, MAC addresses are used in the media access control protocol sub-layer of the OSI reference model.

A MAC (Media Access Control) address is a number that identifies the network adaptor(s) installed on your computer. The address is composed of up to 6 pairs of characters, separated by colons.

Mac Address Sample: 00-90-F5-A8-84-19

In Windows, Mac Address is shown as Physical Address. The steps listed below will be same for all windows versions.

How To View the Mac Address of Your Wi-Fi, Ethernet Adapters in Windows – Method 1:

Step 1: Open Command Prompt and type ipconfig /all and hit enter.

How To View The Mac Address In Windows TechToLead.com (2)Step 2: Now the complete list of all network adapters like WiFi, LAN, Ethernet will be displayed.

Step 3: From the list, You can find the Physical Address for all the network adapters[as highlighted in the screenshot]

How To View The Mac Address In Windows TechToLead.com (3)How To View the Mac Address of Your Wi-Fi, Ethernet Adapters in Windows – Method 2:

Step 1: Open Command Prompt and type getmac /v /fo list and hit enter.

Step 2: Now you can see only the mac address[physical address] of the network adapters.

How To View The Mac Address In Windows TechToLead.com (1)Please feel free to ask your doubts via comments.

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Ashok Udhayan is the Founder and Chief Editor at TechToLead. He is a Software Engineer by education and a Blogger by Passion. He loves latest technologies, Gadgets, Android and anything related to tech.

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