Devices that can connect to networks and the Internet have an identifying piece of information called a MAC address. You likely connect to a number of different networks each dat where the MAC address is not particularly important, but you may eventually encounter a situation where it becomes relevant. Fortunately your iPhone has a screen that can tell you a lot of important information about the device, including the iPhone’s MAC address.
So if you are trying to connect to a network and the network’s administrator is requesting your iPhone’s MAC address, then you can follow the steps below to locate that information.
Where is the MAC Address on an iPhone 7?
The steps in this article were written using an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.1. This guide is going to point you to a screen on your iPhone that includes some additional information that you might need in the future. For example, you can find your iPhone’s IMEI number on this screen if you need to provide that information to your cellular provider. Our guide below is actually going to show you how to find your Wi-Fi Address, which is the same number as the MAC Address on your iPhone. The number is in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Touch the About button at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll down and locate the Wi-Fi Address row in the table. Your iPhone’s MAC Address is that number.
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