How to Register a Device on Netreg
Find Your MAC Address
A MAC address is a unique identifier that belongs to a single device consisting of hexadecimal characters usually arranged in a pattern of 1A:23:4B:56:7C:89 or 1A-23-4B-56-7C-89.
How Do I Get it?
Depending on your device, some MAC addresses are printed right on the bottom, usually close to the serial number or barcode. If not, you can find it in the settings. Try the tips below for various devices.
Playstation 3 & 4: Settings > System Settings > System Information
Xbox 360: System > Network Settings > Configure Network > Additional Settings > Advanced Settings
Xbox One: Settings > Network > Advanced Settings > Wireless MAC address
Wii U & Switch: System Settings > Internet > MAC Address
Blu-Ray Players or Smart TV's
There may be variances by the brand manufacturer but should be similar to the example below.
Home Menu > Setup > Network > Status
- Download the Amazon Alexa app and sign in with your account
- The Echo will broadcast its own network that you will need to connect to
- The MAC address can be found at the bottom of the echo setup screen
Roku: Settings > About
Chromecast: Reset the device by pressing and holding the side button > connect your phone, tablet or laptop to the ChromecastXXXX wireless network > on the configuration screen look for the MAC address field
Fire Stick: Settings > System > About > Network
Apple TV: Menu > Settings > Wireless ID
Registering on Netreg
After you've found your MAC address, you will need to go to netreg.hanover.edu. On the left-hand side, you will see an option for manual registration. Click here and then follow the instructions on the site.