Connecting to Albion Devices

Register here: checkin.albion.edu/macadd

If you own a Playstation, Nintendo Wii, Xbox, etc. you can connect to the wireless network. You need the MAC address of your game system to register it. If you are not sure how to find your device's MAC address, please consult the device specific instructions below. You can also connect a phone or laptop.

You are responsible for all activity that takes place from the equipment registered to you.


Cell Phones

iPhone

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap General
  • Tap About
  • The Wifi address is near the bottom

Android

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap About this phone
  • You will find the Wifi/MAC/Physical address in either Hardware or Status

Computers and Tablets

Windows 7, 8, and 10

  • Click on the Windows Logo in the bottom left corner
  • In the search box, type cmd and press enter
  • In the command prompt, type ipconfig /all and press enter/return.
  • The Physical Address will be your MAC address

Mac OSX (10.9.x and above)

  • Click on the Apple Menu, and choose the System Preferences menu item
  • Click on Network
  • Click on Wi-Fi
  • Click the Advanced button
  • The Wi-Fi Address is your wireless MAC address

Linux

  • In a terminal window type ifconfig and return.
  • You'll see a list of interfaces. Your wireless interface will likely be named wlan0 or wifi0. The wireless MAC address will be in the field labeled HWaddr.
  • You can also use iwconfig to find your wireless MAC address if you have it installed.

Playstation

Playstation 5

  • Turn on your PS5 go to the PlayStation Home Screen
  • Click on the gear icon label "Settings"
  • Once in "Settings" go to the Software System
  • Select Console information
  • The information needed is listed under Mac Address (LAN Cable)

Playstation 4

  • Turn on your PS4 and wait for the Dynamic Menu to appear.
  • Press up on the D-Pad and scroll to the right, select Settings.
  • Scroll down and select System in the Settings menu.
  • Your MAC address should be displayed by the subject title MAC Address (Wi-Fi).

PlayStation 3

To set up the PlayStation 3 follow these steps:

PlayStation Vita


Xbox

Xbox One

Xbox 360

Xbox


Nintendo

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Wii U

Nintendo Wii

If you have a web browser for the Nintendo Wii, you can connect to the internet with the web browser and fill out the registration form. If you do not have the web browser, please follow the steps below:

Nintendo 3DS

Tap Confirm MAC Address and you will see your MAC Address listed.

Nintendo DS


Apple TV


How to set up other devices

For other network devices like Tivo systems, wireless TVs, etc. please consult the manufacturer's documentation for how to find the MAC address.

If you are having difficulty determining your MAC address please contact the Help Desk for assistance. In most cases you will need to bring the device, power adapter, and any instruction manuals and/or installation CDs to the Help Desk office on the ground floor of Ferguson Hall to have them configured properly.

Remember: You are responsible for all activity that takes place from the equipment registered to you.