Nintendo Wii - Finding your MAC Address


Your devices Network Adapter Address must be registered in order to receive network access. The Adapter Address is a unique number associated with your device's network adapter. It is also called a Physical Address, Hardware Address, Ethernet ID or MAC address on various systems. This MAC address should be registered in OSU_Secure or ResNet for better internet quality once you have followed the instructions to retrieve it.

Online services have been discontinued for the Wii, but Netflix and other applications should still work.


  • Have a Wii
  • Have a display connected to the device


  1. Start your Wii, without a disc.
  2. Click the Wii button at the bottom of the start screen.
  3. Click Wii Settings.
  4. Go to the next set of settings, by selecting the arrow on the right.
  5. Click Internet.
  6. Select Console information.
  7. The MAC Address will then come up on the next page.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 49781
Wed 3/7/18 11:50 AM
Fri 11/30/18 1:46 PM