Nintendo Switch - 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.


  • Have a Nintendo Switch
  • Have a display connected to the device


  1. From the HOME menu, highlight and select the System Settings icon.
  2. Select Internet Settings.
  3. Tap Other Information.
  4. Tap Confirm MAC Address.
  5. Your system's MAC Address will be displayed on the screen.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 49878
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