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Manually add a device to your WiFiber network

What's a MAC address and how do I find it on my device?

A MAC address is a series of numbers and letters specific to your device. It is in a format that looks like this: 00:00:00:00:00:00. Many wireless devices do not allow for you to log into a network using that device, such as wireless printers. In this case, you must manually enter the MAC address of the device so thatWiFiber can recognize it. Find your device using the tabs below to learn how to find your MAC address, then follow these steps:

  1. Connect to the WiFiber SSID
  2. Login to your WiFiber account at the WiFiber Portal
  3. Click on "Devices" in the menu
  4. Enter the device's MAC Address
  5. Click "Add"

Click your device below for instructions on where to find the MAC address for that device:

Wireless Printers

  • Check your printer manual. This is the easiest and fastest way to find the printer's MAC address.
  • Print out a configuration page. Sometimes the test page and the configuration page are the same. Print them from the printer front panel or from the computer. The front panel of the printer will likely have a configuration or tool button. Press it and scroll using the arrow keys to "Print Test Page," then select "OK". To print from the computer, navigate to the printer and right-click. Select "Properties" and choose "Print Test Page."

Amazon Echo

  1. Open the Alexa App
  2. Tap the Menu button and select ‘Settings’
  3. Select the first option. Yourname’s Echo Online
  4. The MAC Address is at the bottom of the window

Android Devices

  1. Go into your device’s Settings Menu
  2. Select About Device
  3. Look for the heading Hardware Info and select it
  4. Your MAC address will either be displayed or you will need to go a step further and select Advanced

Apple Devices

  1. Select 'Settings'.
  2. Go to 'General', then 'About'.
  3. Your MAC address is labeled as 'WiFi Address'.

Apple TV

  1. From the Apple TV home screen, navigate to ‘Settings’
  2. In ‘Settings’, select ‘General’
  3. Then select ‘Network’
  4. The MAC Address is labeled as ‘Wi-Fi Address’

Chromecast

  1. Open the Chromecast App on your computer
  2. Click ‘Settings’
  3. The MAC Address is displayed at the bottom of the window

Mac OS 10 Devices

  1. Click on the Apple button and select System Preferences
  2. Click on Network
  3. Select WiFi
  4. Click on the Hardware tab

Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, DS

  1. Go into ‘System Settings’
  2. Select ‘Internet Settings’
  3. Select ‘Other Information’
  4. Select ‘Confirm MAC Address’

Nintendo Switch

  1. From the ‘HOME’ menu, select ‘System Settings’
  2. Select ‘Internet Settings’
  3. Select ‘Other Information’
  4. Select ‘Confirm MAC Address’

Nintendo Wii

  1. Select ‘Wii Settings’
  2. Select ‘Wii System Settings’
  3. Go to page 2
  4. Select ‘Internet’
  5. Select ‘Console Information’

Nintendo Wii U

  1. Select ‘System Settings’
  2. Select ‘Internet’
  3. Select ‘View MAC Address’

 

PlayStation 3

  1. Go to ‘Settings’
  2. Scroll down to ‘System Settings’ and select it
  3. Scroll down to ‘System Information’ and select it
  4. MAC address will be shown

PlayStation 4

  1. Go to ‘Settings’
  2. Scroll down to ‘Network’ and select it
  3. Scroll down to ‘View Connection Status’
  4. MAC address will be marked as ‘MAC Address (Wi-Fi)'

Roku

  1. On the back of the Roku device please find the label. The wireless MAC address is printed there.
  2. OR, go to settings located on the Roku home screen. The MAC Address is displayed in ‘Player Info’

Smart TVs & BluRay Players

In general, Smart TVs and Smart BluRay players keep the MAC address is similar spots. Often, reading the product manual can tell you what the MAC is or at least where to find it. Most will display the MAC Address in the 'Settings' menu in the 'System Information' or 'About Device' submenus.

Windows Devices

  1. Click on Start
  2. Search for Command Prompt or cmd
  3. In the Command Prompt, type ‘ipconfig /all’
  4. Look for the MAC under the label ‘Physical Address’
  5. Close the Command Prompt

XBox One

  1. Go to ‘My Games and Apps’
  2. Select ‘Settings’
  3. Select ‘Network’
  4. Select ‘Advanced Settings’
  5. ’Wireless MAC’ will be displayed.

XBox 360

  1. Go to ‘My Xbox’ on the Xbox Dashboard
  2. Select ‘System Settings’
  3. Select ‘Network Settings’
  4. Select ‘Configure Network’
  5. Check that ‘IP Settings’ are set to ‘Automatic’ in ‘Basic Settings’
  6. Go to ‘Additional Settings’
  7. Go to ‘Advanced Settings’
  8. Wireless MAC should be displayed.