Retrieving your game console MAC
Microsoft Xbox 360
At the Xbox dashboard, go to the Systems
Under System Settings, select Network
Settings--> Configure Network
Make sure that under Basic Settings
the IP address is set to
Then select Additional Settings -->
At the bottom of the screen, record the
Wired MAC Address.
- Turn on the Xbox with no disk in the tray.
- Under the Xbox Live option
on the main menu, select Settings -->
- Select IP Address and
confirm the configuration is set to
automatic. Then go back to
Network Settings and select DNS
Servers to confirm that configuration
is also set to automatic.
- Back at the Network Settings
window, the MAC address is located in the
Sony Playstation 3
Power up the PS3
without a disk
From the home screen, select
Settings --> Network Settings
When the Network Settings list
Settings and Connection Status List
Scroll down the page and record
the MAC address
Sony PlayStation 2
Turn on the PS2
console with the Network Adapter Startup
Once the disk has loaded, select
Agree to the
license agreement that pops up.
Choose Local Area Network
(LAN) for your connection type.
Configuration --> at the Connection
Test screen, select Advanced.
You will now be at the
Advanced Broadband Settings window.
Ensure that Automatic is
selected under DHCP hostname,
and the MAC address is located at the bottom of
- On the Wii Channel, select
the round Wii button on the
bottom left of the screen (the Wii
- Select Wii Settings -->
scroll over a page and select
- The first line will be the MAC address.