Find your smart TV, DVR, or set-top box's MAC address

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While not exhaustive, these instructions are for some more common devices:

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Apple TV

From the main menu, choose Settings, and then click About or Network. Look for the MAC address next to "Ethernet Address" for the wired network or "Wi-Fi address" for the wireless connection. Alternatively, you may find the MAC address printed on the UPC label on the Apple TV box.

Google TV

From Settings, select Network, and then Status. Your MAC address will appear on the screen.


From the Roku home screen, select Settings, and then About. The MAC address will appear on your screen. Alternatively, you can find the MAC address on the bottom or back of your Roku.


From the Roku home screen, select Settings, then Network, then Wi-fi, and then New Wireless Connection. Push Other Options. Scan for networks again, and your Mac address will display on the left.

Sony Blu-Ray Disc player

Follow the instructions at


From the TiVo Menu, select Settings, and then choose Phone/Network. Your MAC address will appear on the page that opens.

Vizio Smart TV

Press the Menu button on the remote and select Network, and then Manual Setup. The RJ45 (wired) and/or Wireless MAC address will appear on the screen.

Seiki Smart TV

From Settings, go to Setup, and then Network, and then IP address. Both the wireless and wired MAC addresses are listed on this page.

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