Devices shown on your account in the VostroNet Portal are listed by MAC Address.

What is a MAC address?

Devices on computer networks identify themselves with a unique MAC address - Also known as the Physical Address or Ethernet / Wi-Fi Address.

Similar to a serial number, this address is unique for each device. MAC is an abbreviation of “Media Access Control” - It has nothing to do with Apple.

What does a MAC address look like?

A MAC addresses is a string of 12 hexadecimal characters (0-9 and A-F).

The characters are often grouped into pairs,separated by colons ( : ) or hyphens ( - ) for easier reading.

For example: 1A2B3C4D5E6F or 1A:2B:3C:4D:5E:6F or 1A-2B-3C-4D-5E-6F are all ways in which a MAC Address may be shown.

How do I find my MAC address?

Follow our guides to locate the MAC Address of your device

Windows PC, Laptop, or Tablet:

Find your MAC Address - Windows 10
Find your MAC Address - Windows 8

Find your MAC Address - Windows 7

Apple MacBook or iMac:

Find your MAC Address - MacOS

Apple iPhone or iPad (iOS):

Find your MAC Address - Apple iOS (iPhone / iPad)

Android device (Smartphone / Tablet / etc):

Find your MAC Address - Android Device

Game consoles:

Find your MAC Address - Microsoft XBOX 360
Find your MAC Address - Microsoft XBOX One
Find your MAC Address - Sony PlayStation 3
Find your MAC Address - Sony PlayStation 4

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