Game Consoles and Other Devices

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Gaming Devices can connect to either the wired network or the WP Wireless-Guest network.

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Attempt to Connect

  1. Attempt to Connect to the WP Wireless-Guest SSID or to the ethernet port in your room and test your network connection.
  2. If your device has internet access, it has successfully been detected as a Gaming Console, and No Further Action is required.
  3. If you do not have network access, your device has not been detected as a Gaming Console. Please Register the Device using the instructions below

Registering A Device

  1. Log in to My Devices
  2. Enter your MAC Address and a device description and click Submit
  3. Connect your device to the WP Wireless-Guest network


Finding the MAC Address of your Gaming Device

Nintendo DS

To obtain the MAC Address from a Nintendo DS, you must first insert a Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection compatible game and access the WFC Setup Utility.Please note that the exact steps to access the setup utility varies by game.However, the setup utility is a standard menu, included with all WFC-compatible games.

  1. After accessing the utility, tap "Options."
  2. Then tap "System Information."

The MAC Address and Nintendo WFC ID will be listed on the screen.Unless the game player has successfully connected with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, the WFC ID will be blank.


A video with step by step instructions to find the MAC address on a NintendoDS

Nintendo Wii

To locate the MAC address of wired and wireless cards on a Wii:

  1. Click on the Wii button in the bottom left of the main channel screen
  2. Click on Wii Settings
  3. Go to "Internet" on page 2
  4. Click on "Console Information"

The MAC address should be displayed above the LAN Adapter MAC address. Here is a video with step by step instructions to find the MAC address on a Nintendo Wii:



Nintendo Wii U

To find the MAC address for your Nintendo Wii U follow the following three steps:

  1. Go to system settings
  2. Go to Internet
  3. Go to view MAC address

MAC address will be displayed in the middle of the screen:

Wii-u-MAC-address.jpg


PlayStation 2

Original

To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 2 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS2 and you will need the disc that came with the Network Adaptor. Then follow these steps:

  1. Power up the PlayStation2 and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc, once it has loaded, select"ISP Setup" and press X on your controller.
  2. The ISP Setup will begin to load, and you will be presented with a license agreement. Select Agree and press X to continue.For connection type, choose "Local Area Network (LAN)" and press X to continue.
  3. Select "Automatic Configuration" and press X to continue.
  4. At the connection test screen, select "Advanced" and press X to continue.
  5. At the "Advanced Broadband Settings" screen, make sure "Automatic" is selected.While you are at this screen, make note of the MAC address at the bottom.

Here is a visual of the screen in which you can locate the MAC address for your PS2; you can find your PS2’s MAC address where the white rectangle is located:

Playstation-2-MAC-address.jpg

Slim Model

The process differs slightly with the slim version of the PS2.With the slim version one merely has to follow these three directions:

  1. Turn on the console without a game in the tray.
  2. Press the triangle to show the version information.
  3. MAC address should be displayed near the bottom.

PlayStation 3

To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 3 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS. From the PS3 main menu screen, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Settings icon (located on the far left).
  2. Press the "X"button.
  3. Navigate up/down until you see the System Settings icon.
  4. Press the "X"button.
  5. Scroll up/down until you see System Information.
  6. Press the "X"button.

Hereis a video with step by step instructions to find the MAC address on a PS3:



PSP

To find the MAC address of your PlayStation Portable (PSP):

  1. Navigate to "System Settings"
  2. Then navigate to"System Information," which is where the MAC address is listed.


Psp-mac-address.jpg

XBox

To find the MAC address of your Xbox: Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live. These steps assume you cannot connect to Xbox Live until you finish configuring your Xbox console to use your PC's MAC address. Therefore, you should receive the following message: "Could not connect to Xbox Live. Do you want to troubleshoot your network connection?"

  1. From the Connect Status screen, select Settings.
  2. The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of the Network Settings screens is the MAC address of your Xbox console.

Xbox-1-mac-address.png

XBox 360

To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 console: Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings. Select Edit Settings. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address.


Step by step instructions to find the MAC address on an Xbox 360

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