Sometimes, for whatever reason, you may need to find your MAC address on Windows 11. 💻 There are various ways to do this. In this article from SPY24, we’ll teach you five ways to view and find your MAC address on a Windows 11 laptop. Be sure to read: 10 Best Laptop Tracking Software for Mac and Windows.
How to Find Mac Address Windows 11?
Previously on SPY24, we covered six methods to find your IP Address on Windows 11. Another thing you might need is your Windows 11 MAC address. MAC, short for Media Access Control, is also known as a physical address. For a more in-depth understanding of MAC addresses, you can read our article introducing MAC addresses for phones, computers, modems, etc. Next, we will explore how to find your Mac Address on Windows 11.
Finding the MAC Address of the Windows 11 Laptop through Settings
The first method you can use to find the MAC Address on Windows 11 is through the Windows settings. You can easily find the MAC address of your Windows system through its settings. To find the MAC Address on Windows 11 through settings, first press the Windows + I keys to open the Windows Settings. After opening the settings, click on “Network and Internet” in the menu on the left. On the right side of the page, if you are connected to the internet wirelessly, click on “WiFi,” and if you are connected to the internet via a cable, click on “Ethernet.”
Now scroll down and select the “Hardware properties” option.
At the bottom of the opened page, you can see your Windows 11 MAC address.
MAC address of a computer in Windows 11 using the Control Panel
You can also use the Control Panel to view the MAC address of Windows 11. To open the Control Panel and view the MAC address of Windows 11, first, open the Run tool. To open the Run tool, press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard. In the text box, type
Ncpa.cpl and click OK to open the desired page in the Control Panel.
Now, on the page that opens, find the internet connection you are connected to. Right-click on it and select Status from the context menu.
In the opened box, choose Details to view the details of the Wi-Fi network you are connected to.
Now, you can see your Windows 11 MAC address next to the Physical Address section.
MAC Address in Windows 11 using System Information
Another way to view the MAC address of Windows 11 is through System Information. In addition to settings and a control panel, the System Information program also stores your MAC address information. To open System Information, type “System Information” in the Windows search box and click on the result that appears to open it.
Navigate to Components > Network > Adapter.
On the right side of the page, find the MAC Address option. The phrase next to it is your Windows 11 MAC address.
Finding the MAC address in Windows 11 using Command Prompt
Another method you can use to find the MAC address in Windows 11 is by using the Command Prompt. To open Command Prompt, type “Command Prompt” in the Windows 11 search box and click on the result to open it.
After opening Command Prompt, enter the command
getmac /v /fo list. This command will show you all networks along with their MAC addresses. Note that the “Physical Address” in this list is your Windows MAC address.
You can also enter the command
ipconfig /all to see the MAC address in Windows 11. This command displays more information. To find your MAC address, if connected to Wi-Fi, go to the Wireless LAN Wi-Fi section and find the “Physical Address” in that section. The string opposite “Physical Address” is your Windows MAC address.
Finding the MAC address in Windows 11 using PowerShell
In addition to Command Prompt, you can also use PowerShell to view the MAC address in Windows 11. To view the MAC address in Windows 11 using PowerShell, type “PowerShell” in the Windows search box and click on the result.
After opening PowerShell, type the command
get-netadapter and press Enter on your keyboard. Now you can see your Windows 11 MAC address.
Also, the tutorial on “How to Get Mac Address Windows 10” may be helpful to you.
Comments and suggestions?
In today’s article, we have reviewed several methods to find the MAC address in Windows 11. Which method did you use to view your Windows 11 MAC address? You can share your comments, suggestions, and experiences regarding finding the MAC address in Windows 11 in the comment section with us. Be sure to read the following: tracking software for laptops.