Finding the MAC Addresses and Serial Numbers of Devices

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Last Updated: March 10, 2016

Keeping a record of the MAC Addresses (Wi-Fi Addresses) and Serial Numbers for your computers, laptops, and mobile devices can be very helpful if any are lost or stolen.

Keep the list of MAC Address and Serial Numbers in a secure place separate from you devices. In the event of a lost or stolen device, these numbers can be helpful in recovering it.

Use the instructions here to find your devices' MAC Addresses and Serial Numbers. Refer to device documentation/packaging for more information. 

iPhones, iPads Serial Number MAC Address
Android tablets, phones for serial number,
refer to device documentation
MAC Address
PC computers Serial Number MAC Address
Apple Computers Serial Number MAC Address

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