The steps on this page are designed to assist you with registering gaming and streaming devices such as Roku's, Apple TV's and game consoles.


If you already have your MAC Address, click here to skip to Step 2.



Step 1 - Locate the MAC Address for your device


Select from the list of common devices below and follow the instructions to get the 16 digit MAC address. If you already know the MAC address, skip to step 2.






Amazon Echo Devices

If you have not previously setup your device on another network: 
  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile device.
  2. Once the Alexa app opens, select the settings icon on the bottom right corner.
  3. Then, “Set up a new device”.
  4. Select the type of device you wish to set up.
  5. Select your desired language and press continue.
  6. Follow on-screen prompts to begin device setup.
  7. Follow on-screen prompts to connect to the Amazon device via the integrated Wi-Fi hotspot.
  8. Connect to the hotspot.
  9. Once connected, choose “Continue”.
  10. The MAC address of your Echo will display at the bottom of this page.
  11. Proceed to Step 2.


If you have previously setup your device on another network: 
  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile device.
  2. Once the Alexa app opens, select the settings icon on the bottom right corner.
  3. Next, select your Alexa device. It will be listed under the "Devices" section.
  4. Scroll down and select "About".
  5. You will see your MAC Address listed on this page.
  6. Proceed to Step 2.

Below is a video tutorial to help you find the MAC Address of your Amazon Echo device(s).




Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick Devices

  1. Select "Settings" from the device's home screen.
  2. Then, scroll to the right and select "Device".
  3. Next, select "About".
  4. Scroll down to the Network tab and your device's MAC Address (Wi-Fi) will be listed. 
  5. Proceed to Step 2.

Below is a video tutorial to help you connect your Amazon device.




Apple TV

  1. Go to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select “Settings”.
  2. In the Settings menu, select “About”.
  3. Here you can find your MAC Address, listed as the “Wireless ID”.
  4. Proceed to Step 2.


Below is a video tutorial to help you find the MAC Address of your Apple TV.






Nintendo 3DS

  1. From the Nintendo 3DS HOME menu, highlight and select the "System Settings" Icon.
  2. Select “Internet Settings”.
  3. Tap “Other Information”.
  4. Tap “Confirm MAC Address” Your system's MAC Address will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Proceed to Step 2.



Nintendo Switch

  1. Select "System Settings" from the HOME Menu on your Nintendo Switch.
  2. Scroll down through the menu and select "Internet". 
  3. The Nintendo Switch console's MAC address will be listed under "System MAC Address".
  4. Proceed to Step 2.



PlayStation 3

  1. From the main menu, navigate "Settings" and then select "System Settings".
  2. Scroll to "System Information".
  3. Now you will see your MAC address at the top of the screen.
  4. Proceed to Step 2.



PlayStation 4

  1. From the main menu, navigate to and select "Settings".
  2. Select the “System” option, under the settings menu.
  3. Select “System Information”.
  4. You will see your MAC address listed on this screen. There are two listed, one for the wired access (LAN Cable) and one for wireless access (Wi-Fi). You will need the wireless one.
  5. Proceed to Step 2.


Below is a video tutorial to help you find the MAC Address of your Playstation 4.






PS Vita

  1. On the PS Vita’s Home screen, go to "Settings".
  2. Once in "Settings," go to "System".
  3. In "System," go to "System Information".
  4. Your Wi-Fi MAC address will be listed here.
  5. Proceed to Step 2.



Roku

  1. From the Home screen, press Up to make the Menu Bar appear.
  2. Select “Settings”.
  3. Select “Player Info”.
  4. Proceed to Step 2.



Smart TV/Blu-ray Player

  1. Instructions on getting your Wireless MAC address will vary based on manufacturer. Typically, they can be found under the "Network Settings" screen under a "System" menu.
  2. Proceed to Step 2.



Xbox 360

  1. Go to the System Settings area of the My Xbox Channel.
  2. Select "Network Settings".
  3. Select the "Configure Network" option.
  4. Under the Basic Settings ensure the IP Address and DNS Settings are set to Automatic.
  5. Select "Additional Settings" and then view "Advanced Settings".
  6. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called "Wireless or Wired MAC Address".
  7. Proceed to Step 2.



Xbox One

  1. Press the “Menu” button on your controller.
  2. Navigate to the “Settings” page.
  3. Select “Network.”
  4. Select “Advanced Settings”.
  5. Your Wireless MAC address will be listed on the right hand side.
  6. Proceed to Step 2.



Sonos

On the speaker itself:
  1. On the bottom of your Sonos speaker you will see it's 12-digit MAC Address, below the barcode separated by dashes. Be sure to not add the the last number or letter at the end.
  2. Proceed to Step 2.


In the Sonos app:
  1. Be sure that you have installed the Sonos app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Go to the settings button in the bottom right corner
  3. Select "System".
  4. Scroll down until you see "About my System".
  5. The serial numbers listed on this page are the MAC Addresses you need to move to the next step.
  6. Proceed to Step 2.

Below is a video tutorial to help you find the MAC Address of your Sonos device(s).





Google Home

If the device is not yet linked to your account:
  1. Open the Google Home app and plug in Google Home.
  2. Once device is on it should appear in the app.
  3. Select, “Set Up.”
  4. Follow the instructions until you reach the "Connect to Wi-Fi" step.
  5. Select the three dots in upper right corner.
  6. Select "Show MAC address."
  7. Proceed to Step 2.


If the device is already linked to your account: 
  1. Open the Google home app.
  2. Select the upper left corner menu icon.
  3. Select "Devices".
  4. Select the upper right device dot menu.
  5. Select “Settings”.
  6. Scroll down to information header (at the bottom) The MAC address should be there.
  7. Proceed to Step 2.

Below is a video tutorial to help you find the MAC Address of your Google Home device(s).




Chromecast

Locating the MAC address during Chromecast setup: 
  1. From the "Connect to Wi-Fi" screen of the setup process, tap “More” located in the top right corner.
  2. Select “Show MAC Address”.
  3. Proceed to Step 2.


Locating the MAC address after Chromecast setup:
  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Select your Chromecast device.
  3. Select "Devices".
  4. Select “Settings”.
  5. Scroll down to Information to find your MAC address.
  6. Proceed to Step 2.



Other Gaming and Streaming Devices

Please visit the device manufacturers’ website or perform an internet search on how to obtain the MAC address. Nintendo Wii and Wii U devices require a LAN adapter to connect via NetReg. A full list of supported devices can be found here. Alternatively, you can reach out to your Local Service Provider or CHAS student support technicians.




Laptops, Mobile Devices, and Wireless Desktop Computers

You do not need to register your MAC address for laptops, mobile devices, and wireless desktop computers. To setup your device, please connect to the Connect to AirPennNet network, open your browser and type http://www.upenn.edu (must type complete address as shown). You will then be prompted with a JoinNow page and instructions on how to complete the connection.


iPhone/iPad

Below is a video tutorial to help you connect your iPhone/iPad device to AirPennNet.





Android

Below is a video tutorial to help you connect your Android device to AirPennNet.




Windows 10 Computer

Below is a video tutorial to help you connect your Windows 10 device to AirPennNet.





Apple Computer

Below is a video tutorial to help you connect your Apple computer to AirPennNet.








Step 2


Visit the Penn device registration portal by clicking here.

Once logged in:
1. Enter your 16 digit MAC address.
2. Enter a brief description of your device (Echo, Playstation 4, etc.)
3. Click the 'Register Device' button.


Record the password displayed on the device registration portal next to "PSK (password)". You will need this once your device has registered.


Sample Help Screen



Below is a video tutorial to help you register your device in the device registration portal.






Step 3


Connect your registered device to the AirPennNet-Device network.

When prompted by your device:
1. Enter the device password displayed on the device registration portal.

Your device should now be connected to the network. Please submit a ticket by clicking here if you experience any issues.