MAC Addresses: What Are They? And How Can I Find Mine?

Ruheni Mathenge  - Streaming Expert
Last updated: March 18, 2024
Read time: 9 minutes

Get to know what MAC addresses are and why they are important, and learn how to find yours.


MAC addresses are necessary when identifying network devices with utmost accuracy. Learning their importance, knowing how to find your devices’ MAC addresses, and why they matter can help you secure and manage your data with active connections to your devices. So dive into this article for answers to every question about MAC addresses.

It is interesting to know that every device has a MAC address, and no, it has nothing to do with owning a Macbook. MAC is an acronym for “Media Access Control.” It is a 12-digit code with unique numbers assigned to every device with an internet connection. Also, people often describe a MAC as the physical address of any device.

In this article, we will discuss what a Mac address is, how it works, and how to find your Mac address. Read till the end to explore!

What is MAC address?