Finding your hardware address: Chromecast

You must register your Chromecast device's hardware address before it can communicate over the Stanford Residences network.  To locate the MAC address for your Chromecast, open the Google Home app on an Android phone or tablet, iPhone or iPad. 


After opening the app, follow these instructions:

1. Tap "Devices" at the top of the screen

2. Locate the desired Chromecast 

3. Tap the ‘3 dot’ icon/menu button for your device — It's located at the right of the device 

4. Select Device Settings

The IP address and MAC address are located at the bottom of this screen.


Once you've located the hardware address for your device, you can register it following the instructions for Connecting your streaming media player.



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