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How to find your console MAC address

Guide on how to locate your MAC address so that ResNet may register your console.

MICROSOFT XBOX

1. Turn on your Xbox game console with no game disk in the drive tray.
2. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live.
3. Your Xbox should display a message saying something like "A network
 connection could not be created".
4. Press A to continue. The Connect Status screen will be displayed.
5. Choose the Settings option, and then go to the Network Settings screen.
 Your Xbox MAC Address is displayed at the bottom right of the screen, and looks like this
 example: MAC=001122334455.
6. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet.

MICROSOFT XBOX 360 (Pre-NXE)

1. Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings
2. Select Edit Settings.
3. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.
4. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.
5. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet.

MICROSOFT XBOX 360 (NXE)

1. Go to My Xbox in the Xbox Dashboard and select System Settings
2. Click Network Settings, Configure Network
3. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.
4. Select Alternate Mac Address
5. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.
6. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet

SONY PLAYSTATION 2 (PS2)

1. Load the Network Adapter Start-up Disk in your Playstation 2 game console.
2. Make sure your Network Cable is disconnected.
3. Walk through the steps that the Start-up Disk presents until it starts testing
 your connection. Since you do not have a network cable connected this test will fail.
4. Now press the select button to display the MAC address.
5. The 12 digit hex number displayed is the MAC address of your Playstation 2.
6. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet. 

SONY PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3)

 
1. Navigate to the Settings icon (located on the far left). Press ‘X’
2. Navigate up/down until you see the System Settings icon. Press ‘X’
3. Scroll up/down until you see System Information. Press ‘X’
4. The MAC address will be displayed. It will consist of alphanumeric characters
 and have the format xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx.
5. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet

NINTENDO GAMECUBE

1. Remove the GameCube’s broadband adapter from the console if it is already installed
2. The MAC address is printed on the underside of the adapter; it is a 12 digit hex code.
3. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet.

NINTENDO WII

1. Go to the Wii options.
2. Go to the Wii Settings
3. Scroll over until you get to the Internet option
4. Open up the Console Information
5. There should be a 12 digit hex code.
6. This is the address you will need to register with Resnet.

SONY PLAYSTATION 4 (PS4)

1. Arrow up and over to Settings in the PS4 menu. 
2. Scroll down to Network
3. Scroll down to View Connection Status
4. The 12 digit hex code will be listed next to MAC Address (LAN Cable)
5. This is the address you will need to register with ResNet.

MICROSOFT XBOX ONE

1. Navigate to the Settings page
2. Select Network
3. Select Advanced Settings
4. MAC address will be listed next to Wired MAC on the right hand side of the screen.







Keywords:console, MAC, xbox, 360, ps3, playstation, register,   Doc ID:33152
Owner:Joshua S.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-09-01 17:51 CDTUpdated:2015-03-02 09:17 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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