ID #1266

How do I connect my game console to MacNet?

Xbox One

  • On the main desktop navigate to Settings > Network.
  • Choose Advanced Settings and on the right you will see both the Wired MAC and Wireless MAC.

Xbox 360

  • Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select “Network Settings”
  • Select “Edit” Settings.
  • The IP Address under Basic Settings should be set to Automatic
  • From “Additional Settings”, select” Advanced Settings. “
  • At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.

Playstation 3

  • Select Settings on the PS3 Home Menu.
  • Navigate down and select “System Settings”.
  • Select “System Information”. Here you will find your MAC address. Be sure to note down the entire code, including colons.


  • From the Wii Channel menu, select "Wii Settings" (the round button on the bottom-left of the screen with "Wii" on it).
  • Select "Internet," then "Console Settings."
  • The MAC address of the Wii console is displayed on the first line.
After you have located your MAC address forward the following informaiton to
Subject: MAC Exception for Xbox/Wii/Playstation
Student ID
Dorm room:
Type of device
MAC address

Tags: Game Console, MacNet, playstation, wifi, wii, wireless, xbox

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