Find Mac Address of Android Devices for Mac Filtering

WiFiIf you are the one who uses an Android phone then you will now be able to find the MAC address of your Android device which can then be used for various applications out of which the most one is the Mac filtering. All you need to have is just a WiFi connection and an access to it. Please note that the Mac address can be found very easily in any Android phone as shown in the below procedure. MAC Address is basically nothing but the unique hardware address of any Wireless or any Ethernet capable device.

Check the bottom of the guide to know how to Find Mac Address of Android Devices for Android Jellybean & KitKat powered devices.

Procedure to find the Mac address in Android Mobile Phone:

  • First up, you will first need to tap on the Menu Key and then just go to Settings.

Settings

  • Now just tap on the Wireless & networks as shown in the below screen shot.

Wireless and Networks

  • Now just tap on the Wi-Fi Settings as shown below. Now, in the advance settings, you can see that the MAC Address for your console will be displayed.

MAC Address

That’s it, so in this way you can easily find the Mac address of the WiFi on your Android mobile phone very easily by following the above procedure. Please note that this tip will work in every android phone.

Find MAC Address on Android Jelly Bean & KitKat devices

For any Android Jelly Bean or KitKat based smartphones, you might need to go either to that particular Wi-Fi network in the Settings or directly search for the Advanced Wi-Fi settings in the same area, so that you can find the IP Address as well as the MAC Address. As shown in the screenshot below, you need to go to Settings > Wi-Fi, and there if you directly see the Options menu, tap on that and go to Advanced and in the bottom, you will find it. If not, go to the Wi-Fi network you are connected to, and there go to Advanced.

Find MAC Address

Still not finding that option? Please comment below with your smartphone model and we will help you find your Android phone Mac Address.

  • kshitij

    i am using android..i have voda connection and my mac address is unavailable..how can i find it?

  • Per

    Strange I found the MAC adress in 4.1.1 under “About tablet”, not under networks nor wifi menu.

  • kangdayat

    my android mac wifi address should be change every connecting my hotspot… it’s normal? how can i make it permanent..?

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes its normal

  • Shenthil

    I have a bsnl penta t pad.mac adress is unavailable in that.what to do.I was not able to access wi fi.

    • http://www.androidadvices.com/author/neal Pradeep Neela

      mac address is a must, you need to check with BSNL only as w/o mac id it will be impossible

  • jamal.okm

    thanks alot

  • Saeed Iranzad

    Hi
    It was not usable for my android2.3.4 Sony Ericsson.
    Is there another way to find it?

  • simo

    Tapez *#62209526#

  • http://www.asandco.co.uk Alan Secker

    This doesn’t work on my wife’s Samsung Wildfire S.
    I understand that there is a key sequence that pops up the MAC address but i cannot find it.

  • Master Mynd

    your the BOMB!!!!!!! I was told so many wrong ways then i found your solution and it worked!!!!! Thanks

  • F1

    Many thanks! Fantastic tip, which gives users a very useful extra layer of security on your wireless router at home.

  • یک مخابراتی

    Thanks a lot dear
    It was very helpful ;)

    • Yo

      This is nit t’he case in my xperia mini pro.

      • xozz

        it doesn’t work on my android tablet with android 2.3 either

  • Antman

    Yes, Jit Tan is correct. Also on Android 3.x you go to Settings / About Tablet / Status and it will list the Wi-Fi MAC address and Bluetooth address there.

  • Jit Tan

    I found out how to retrieve the MAC address of my new Samsung Galaxy S2 by going to applications and scrolling down to “About phone” then “Status” and finally scrolling down to “WiFi MAC address”

  • eoshi

    how to upgrade my android 2.2.1 samsung galaxi ace to android Ginger Bread 2.3? Thanks b4