How to Find Mac Address on FireStick:Quick Guide

Nowadays Firestick is a boon for all those who prefer watching their favourite shows and movies and even games online. People opt for watching on Big Screens in the comfort of their homes with a single touch. In this article, Let us know how to find a Mac Address on Firestick.

What is Mac Address?

Mac Address is a shortened form for “Media Access Control”. A Mac Address is a hardware identification number or a unique identifier assigned to a network card that uniquely identifies a device on the network. It is a physical address that helps to communicate from one computer to another.

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A media Access Control is a 12-digit hexadecimal number long consisting of digits (0-9) and letters (A-F) where the first 6 digits identify the manufacturer. The next or Right digits represent your Network Interface Controller assigned by the manufacturer.

Some examples are given below

  • 00-B0-C0-63-D2-26
  • 00:B0:C0:63:D3:26
  • 00.B0.D0.63.D2.28
  • 00B0.D063.C236

What is Fire stick’s IP Address?

When your Amazon firestick is connected to the internet, your router assigns a local network IP Address to the firestick. This is a unique and special number within the local network and it is represented in the form of 192.172.X.X where “X” can vary between 0 to 255.

Now let’s begin the explanation…

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How to Find Mac Address of Firestick?

Almost all manufacturers will print the Mac Address at the bottom of your device, so it is always advisable to physically inspect your device. If you could not find your Mac Address physically then you should go through your device’s system settings to find Mac Address.

1. Scroll to Amazon Fire Stick’s Settings.

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2. Here select “Device” next to the Preferences option in the settings.

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3. In the device, options choose “About” before Developer Options.

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4. Scroll down to “Network” next to the Storage menu. Click on “Network”, and you will see that the IP Address of your Amazon Firestick is displayed on the top right of the screen.

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How to Find Apple TV’s Mac Address?

1. Scroll to Apple TV’s Settings.

apple settings

2. Here select “General” next to the Preferences option in the settings.

3. In these options, choose “About” before Developer Options.

4. You will see that the Wi-Fi Address of your Apple TV is displayed on the top right of the screen.

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Steps to Find IP Address of  Roku

1. Go to Roku’s Settings.

roku settings

2. Here select “System” next to the Preferences option in the settings.

3. In System options choose “About” before Check-Up Connections.

roku about

4. Now, you will see that the Mac Address of your Roku Device is displayed on the top right of the screen.

Mac Address of Smart TV and other Devices

1. Scroll to Smart TV’s Settings.

2. Here select “Device” next to the Preferences option in the settings.

3. In device options choose “About” before Developer Options.

4. Scroll down to “Network” next to the Storage menu. Click on “Network”, and you will see that the Mac Address of your Smart TV is displayed on the top right of the screen.

How to Find the Mac Address of XBOX ONE?

1. Hover to “My Games&Apps“.

2. Here select “Settings“, then “All Settings”.

3. In the Settings menu choose “Network Settings” under the Network option.

xbox net

4. Click “Advanced Settings“.

5. You will see both wired and wireless Mac Addresses listed on your XBOX ONE home screen.

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How to Look up the Mac Address of Playstation 4?

1. First, go to the Settings of your Playstation 4.

playstation settings

2. Choose “System” in your Playstation’s settings.

play system

3. In system options, choose “System Information”.

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4. Finally, You can now see the Mac Address of both LAN cable and Wi-Fi.

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How to Find Nintendo’s Mac Address?

1. Press the A button on your Nintendo remote to reach the Wii Menu.

2. In Wii Remote, select the “Wii” button

3. Then Select “Wii Settings

nintendo settings

4. Use the Arrow on the right side of your Nintendo screen, scroll to page two, and select “Internet”

nintendo internet

5. Select “Console Information” on your Nintendo screen.

6. The MAC address will be displayed at the top of the screen.

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Wrapping Up:

These are the easy and the most reliable way of finding the Mac Address of Firestick and also other Common devices. Fire Stick’s Mac Address could be used for finding the device in a network. The physical address helps in Communication.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Can you change the Mac Address of Fire Stick?

Yes, you can use a router to Spoof Mac Addresses. Though it is not illegal to change a mac address, it has also caused some problems.

2) Can you trace a Mac Address?

No, there is no way to trace a stolen computer using Mac Address or identify the person behind the address. Like IP Address, Mac Address is also assigned to the network device.

3) What does Mac Address tell you?

This is a physical address to identify a device in network storage. Mac Address is directly assigned by the hardware manufacturer.

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