SOLVED: How to Find the MAC Address of Your WiFi Card on a Samsung S3 Android or Nokia 520 Windows 8 or Blackberry Z10 Cell Phone

If you need the MAC address from your cell phone, you are on the right page:

Android 4.4 MAC Address – Samsung Galaxy S3

  1. Get into your SETTINGS:
    1. From any screen swipe down from the top of the screen to expose the “notices page” and then tap the white “settings” cog in the top right corner
    2. From the home screen tap APPS, then click SETTINGS
  2. Tap the MORE tab (top right)
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap ABOUT DEVICE
  4. Tap STATUS
  5. Scroll all the way to the bottom and find the WI-FI MAC ADDRESS


Windows 8 Phone MAC Address – Nokia Lumia 520

  1. From the home screen, swipe to the left to bring up the list of applications on your Lumia
  3. Tap ABOUT
  5. The MAC address should be shown next to the SIM ID


Blackberry 10 MAC Address – Z10

  1. From the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen
  3. Tap ABOUT


Apple iPhone or any device

If any of these are too hard for you or you just like listening to long strings of numbers you can get MAC address by:

  1. In your phone all dial ##634# and press CALL/DIAL/…
  2. From the Diagnostics screen dial *#1234#
  3. Listen

mac-address-iphone-5-nokia-lumia-920-samsung-galaxy-s3-tim-vodafone-windYou might want your cell phones MAC address to add it to a WiFi router/firewall or to add it to a Shaw Go WiFi type service if you do not want to register using an email address.  

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