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