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Locating a MAC Address

MAC Identification

Your device’s Media Access Control (MAC) address is a unique communications hardware identifier. Just as every human has a unique fingerprint pattern, every computing device has its own MAC address that allows it to communicate across a network. The GSDevice network is a specifically designated network that allows SMART devices and gaming consoles to connect to the internet after registration of the devices’ MAC address has been completed. For instructions on how to find your MAC address, please use the instructions below:

Microsoft Xbox One:
Microsoft Xbox 360:
Sony Playstation 4:
Sony Playstation 3:
Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, or 2DS:
  1. Select System Settings
  2. Select Internet Settings
  3. Select Other Information
  4. Select Confirm MAC Address
  5. The MAC Address will be displayed on the screen in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Nintendo Wii:
Nintendo Wii consoles cannot access the GS Wireless network. Please use an Ethernet cable connection.

Nintendo Wii U:
Nintendo Wii U consoles cannot access the GS Wireless network. Please use an Ethernet cable connection.

Apple TV:
  1. Go to the main menu on your Apple TV
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select About
  4. In the About pane you will see the MAC address listed as “Wireless ID” in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Amazon fireTVstick:
Roku:
Smart TV (General Guide for most brands):
Below are directions for obtaining the Smart TV MAC Address for some of the brands out there, if this does not match your brand/model, please refer to the TVs user guide, device/product website, or search the web with “[your TV make/model] wired MAC Address” for information on finding the MAC Address/Connecting to the wired network for your specific Smart TV.

Insignia
  1. Press ENTER on the remote. The settings menu should open. (Or press Menu)
  2. Press up or down to highlight Network, then press ENTER
  3. [Press up or down to highlight WIRELESS, then press ENTER – need to verify}
  4. The MAC Address should be listed here under either Ethernet or Wired MAC Address in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Samsung
  1. Press Menu on the remote
  2. Press up or down to highlight Network, then press ENTER
  3. Press up or down to highlight Network Settings, then press ENTER
  4. [Press up or down to highllight WIRELESS, then press enter – need to verify]
  5. Press up or down to highlight Network Test, then press ENTER
  6. The MAC Address should be listed as either Ethernet or Wired MAC Address in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Sharp
  1. Press Menu on the remote
  2. Press right or left to highlight Initial Setup, then press ENTER
  3. Press up or down to select Internet Setup, then press ENTER
  4. Press up or down to select Network Setup, then press ENTER
  5. Press up or down to select Connection Type, then press ENTER
  6. [Press right or left to highlight WIRELESS, then press ENTER – need to verify]
  7. Press up or down to select IP Setup, then press ENTER
  8. The MAC Address should be on the bottom of the page in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Sony
  1. Press the Home button on the remote
  2. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Settings, then press ENTER
  3. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Network Setup, then press ENTER
  4. [From the Menu, select Wireless Setup, then press ENTER – need to verify]
  5. Click on Network Setup – Status, and the MAC Address should be on the screen in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’
Vizio
  1. Press Menu on the remote
  2. Press up or down to highlight Network, then press OK
  3. The Network Connection menu displays
  4. Press up or down to highlight Manual Setup, then press OK
  5. The IP Settings menu is displayed
  6. The MAC Address should be at the bottom of the menu as RJ45 MAC Address in the following format ‘XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX’

Last updated: 8/16/2018