You need the MAC address if you want to additionally secure your Wi-Fi. Then you can define which devices are allowed to access your network by storing them with the respective MAC addresses. The MAC address of the iPhone X can be found in the settings under “General”.
So easy to find out the MAC address of your iPhone X
The term MAC address stands for “Media Access Control Address”. This is unique and can be assigned to a single device. If you don’t want every device to be able to access your network via the Wi-Fi password, you can store allowed devices with the corresponding MAC addresses. Then only registered devices can access the network and you benefit from the increased security. If you want to access the network with your iPhone, you also have to enter its MAC address. The address consists of a sequence of numbers and letters. You can find it in the settings. On the iPhone and iPad, the MAC address is called the Wi-Fi address. This is the same information. So do not be surprised if you do not find any information in the settings called “MAC address“.
Find the information you want
- Open the settings on your iPhone X.
- Select “General”.
- Go on to the item “Info”.
- Scroll all the way down.
- You will find the information “Wi-Fi address”. The information is your MAC address.