How to Find MAC Address/Physical Address on Windows, Kindle, and iPad

MAC address or physical address is an unique identifier for computer’s or a mobile device’s network adapters. If your computer has ethernet, wireless, and bluetooth network options, then each will have a MAC address. MAC stands for Media Access Control and MAC address for an adaptor is 16 digit hexadecimal number.

Often you may want to find your MAC address to connect to a dedicated wired/wireless network. The quickest way to find the MAC address/Physical address of all the adaptors in Windows is to use the command “ipconfig /all”.

Here is the step by step guide to find MAC address in Windows machine.

Step 1:

Open the command prompt in Windows Start by typing “cmd”. It is the good old MS Dos prompt where you can type and execute commands.

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Open command prompt by typing "cmd" in Start Search box

Step 2:

Type the command “ipconfig /all” in the command prompt and press Enter.

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Type "ipconfig /all" at the command prompt

Step 3:

This command will spit a lot of information. MAC address is the 16 digit number given as physical address for for each adaptor your computer has.

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MAC Address is the 16 digit number given as Physical address

Updated: How To Find Kindle MAC Address?

kindlesettings How to Find MAC Address/Physical Address on Windows, Kindle, and iPadGo to Settings page in your Kindle, by pressing the Menu button from Home screen.

Use the Kindle’s 5-way controller to underline “Settings” and press. You will see multiple pages of personalization settings to customize your Kindle experience.

Look for “Device Info” to get your Kindle’s Wi-Fi Mac address. It will also display serial number of the Kindle, and whether your Kindle is Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 3G.

How to Find iPad MAC Address?

Apple iPad has two MAC addresses for its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. To find MAC addresses for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iPad,

  • Select Settings from the home screen
  • Select General from the left side of the Settings page,
  • Then select About from the the right side of the Settings page
  • At the bottom you will see MAC addresses as Wi-Fi Address and Bluetooth


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