Not able to find out the Mac address on Windows 10? Don’t worry! This article will teach you will find out step by step guide on how to find a Mac address on Windows 10.
Whatever network adapter you have installed on your personal computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone all of them have a physical address named “MAC Address.”
Mac address means media access control address. It is an individual identifier attributed to all network interfaces for connection on the physical network segment.
Sometimes situations occur when users want to know their is my mac address and due to this reason start finding their Mac address in Windows 10. There are lots of users who are not able to find Mac addresses on Windows 10. So to help those users I decided to write this post.
How to Find Mac Address on Windows 10
In the post, you will find out all the possible ways how to find Windows 10 Mac Addresses. So without further delay why don’t you start reading about them:
1. Find MAC Address in Windows 10 using Settings
1. Press WIN + I keyboard keys to launch the Settings app -> Network & Internet.
2. Click on the Wifi tab if you want to know the Mac address for the Wifi network adapter.
Click on Ethernet to know the Mac address for your Ethernet Adapter.
3. Click on the name of the network to find out its properties. In my case it’s Ethernet.
4. On the next window look for the term named as “Physical address(MAC).” On the right side of it, you will find out Mac value you’re looking for.
For Wifi Adapter Mac Address
For Ethernet Adapter Mac Address
Check out the video tutorial on YouTube:
2. Find Windows 10 Mac Address using Command Prompt
Run the elevated Command prompt in Windows 10. In the Command Prompt terminal type the following code:
And then press Enter.
In no seconds the inbuilt getmac tool will show you the MAC address for your network adapter. The following screenshot is taken from a PC having Ethernet. In case, you’re using Wifi you will see a different address.
Alternatively, you can type ipconfig /all command in the Command Prompt to know the Mac Address. Here is how you get the Mac Address:
3. Find MAC Address in Windows 10 using Control Panel
Search the Control panel in the Start menu search bar. When the Same application appears in the search result. Click to open it.
Here click on the “Network and Sharing Center.”
In this window, you need to click on “Change adapter settings” available on the left side of the screen.
Here on this screen, you need to double-click on the network adapter of which you want to see the Mac address. When a new window appears, click on the Details button.
In this window, the “Physical Address” refers to the Mac address for the particular network property.
4. Finding Mac Address in Windows 10 using PowerShell
Launch Windows Powershell. For that, type Windows Powershell in the Start menu search bar and when the same application appears, click Yes to open it.
In the Windows Powershell terminal type the following command:
And then hit Enter.
In the above screenshot, the highlighted part is the Mac address of a particular network adapter.
That’s it, guys.
So these are four possible ways how to find a Mac Address on Windows 10. I hope you find it useful.