Entertainment and Gaming Devices

To use entertainment and gaming devices like Xbox, Playstation, smart TVs, streaming players, smart speakers, ADA devices, and other network-required devices, students must register them online at: 


What do you need to register? Students must have the device's 12-digit physical (MAC) address typically located on the back or side of the device or under its settings menu. A physical (MAC) address consists of numbers and letters grouped into pairs separated by colons or hyphens: 00:A0:D5:1F:2E:32.

Do not register computers, tablets, and phones. Instead, connect these devices to the Eduroam (internet) network. Please visit it.tulane.edu/wifi for more information.

Apple TV

  1. Go to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select Settings
  2. In the Settings Menu, select About
  3. The MAC Address is listed as either the Wireless ID 
  4. ALSO, the wireless network MAC addresses can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as Wireless ID (This is also the same label that contains the serial number.)

Amazon Fire TV

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Look for the Device Info section
  4. The Wi-Fi MAC Address is located toward the bottom of the screen in the format 00:00:00:00:00:00.


On the back of your player, there might be two sets of 12 letters and numbers. 
One set is for Ethernet (wired) and one set is for Ethernet (wireless). Or, From the Roku home screen:

  1. Connect and turn on the Roku
  2. Use the remote to arrow down to Settings
  3. Arrow right to select Network
  4. Arrow right to select About
  5. Write down the Wireless MAC Address
  6. Press the Home button on the remote to return

Nintendo Switch

  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

Playstation 4: 

  1. Start up your PlayStation 4 without a disk in the drive
  2. Find the System Settings icon and select the X
  3. Click System Information and press the X
  4. Your Mac Address (Wi-Fi) will display

Xbox One

  1. On Xbox Home, navigate to the left until you reach Pins
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Network
  4. Select Advanced Settings
  5. Write down your Wireless MAC address

For devices not listed here, or for more comprehensive directions, please visit the Knowledge Base.