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How to Find MAC Address on Your Windows 10 PC

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A MAC (media access control) address , also called physical address, is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.

This tutorial will show you how to find the MAC address of the network adapters or network interface cards (NICs) on your Windows 10 PC.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Find MAC Address of Wi-Fi Adapter in Settings
  • Option Two: To Find MAC Address of Ethernet Adapter in Settings
  • Option Three: To Find MAC Address using Get-NetAdapter Command in PowerShell
  • Option Four: To Find MAC Address using Getmac Command in Command Prompt
  • Option Five: To Find MAC Address using IPConfig Command in Command Prompt
  • Option Six: To Find MAC Address in Network Connection Details






MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION ONE MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address of Wi-Fi Adapter in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Network & Internet icon.

2. Click/tap on Wi-Fi on the left side, click/tap on the Manage known networks link on the left side. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on the wireless network name (ex: Brink-Router2) you want to manage, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

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4. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of the Wi-Fi adapter on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION TWO MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address of Ethernet Adapter in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Network & Internet icon.

2. Click/tap on Ethernet on the left side, click/tap on the listed Ethernet adapter name under Ethernet on the left side. (see screenshot below)

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3. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of the Ethernet adapter on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION THREE MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address using Get-NetAdapter Command in PowerShell

1. Open PowerShell.

2. Copy and paste the command below into PowerShell, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

get-netadapter

3. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of all network adapters on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION FOUR MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address using Getmac Command in Command Prompt

1. Open a command prompt.

2. Copy and paste the command below into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

getmac /v

3. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of all network adapters on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION FIVE MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address using IPConfig Command in Command Prompt

1. Open a command prompt.

2. Copy and paste the command below into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

ipconfig /all

3. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of all network adapters on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find OPTION SIX MAC Address of Windows 10 PC - Find
To Find MAC Address in Network Connection Details

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Network and Sharing Center icon.

2. Click/tap on the Change adapter settings link on the left side. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on the network connection you want to see the MAC address for. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on the Details button. (see screenshot below)

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5. You will now see the MAC address (aka: Physical address) of the network connection on your PC. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn