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NetReg Self-Registration

Have a game system, smart TV, or other device you need to NetReg? Now you can self-register your devices that don't have web browsers.

To self-register your device you will need your Hampshire login, the wireless MAC address (network identifier) of the device, and the ability to access our self-registration web page from an already networked device. Steps for finding the MAC address on some popular gaming consoles and media players is below.

Once you have located your wireless MAC address, please register your device.

A Media Access Control (MAC) address is a unique identifier used to distinguish a device from others on a network. Your device may have two MAC addresses, one for wired and one for wireless. You will need the wireless address to register the device on our wireless network. MAC addresses are usually listed on a sticker on the device or in the settings of the device. It's listed as 12 characters, sometime separated by dashes or colons (e.g. 12:34:56:4a:5b:6c).

X-Box 360

  • Power on your XBOX 360 without a disc in the system.
  • In the "System" area of the XBOX 360 dashboard select "Network Settings".
  • Select "Edit Settings".
  • From "Advanced Settings" select "Advanced Settings".
  • On this screen you should see the wired and wireless MAC Address


Xbox One

  • Press the "Menu" button on your controller.
  • Navigate to the Settings page.
  • Select Network.
  • Select Advanced Settings.
  • MAC address will be listed next to Wireless MAC on the right hand side of the screen.

The first time turning on an Xbox One system requires an internet connection to reach the settings menu. The work around for this is to allow the Xbox to run through the system setup, let it fail, select "Fix It" and then it will attempt to diagnose the issue. When that fails, it will bring you to a screen prompting you to manually set up the connection, listing both the wireless and wired MAC address.

Sony PlayStation 3 and 4

  • Navigate to "Settings
  • Select "System Settings".
  • Select "System Information".
  • View information on the PS3 system.
  • The MAC address is shown there.

Nintendo Wii

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

Apple TV

  • Go to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select "Settings".

  • In the Settings Menu, select "About".

  • Here you can find your MAC Address, listed as the "Wireless ID".

Alternative Method for Locating the Wireless MAC Address:

 The wireless network MAC addresses can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as "Wireless ID".

Roku Player

  • Select "Settings".

  • Select "System
  • Select "About".

  • The Mac Address will be listed on screen.

You can also find the MAC addresses on the bottom or back of your Roku player.

Samsung Smart TV

  • Go to your TV's menu and choose "Network" then "Network Settings".
  • Choose "Wireless" for your connection type.
  • Choose to connect to the network in your dorm/mod area.
  • On some Smart TVs, you will see the MAC Address on the next screen. If it is not displayed, go back to the menu and choose "Network," then "Network Status".

Vizio Smart TV

  • On your TV remote, press "Menu".
  • Use the arrow buttons to highlight the "Network" icon, and press "OK". The Network Connection menu opens.
  • Highlight "Manual Setup", and press "OK". The IP Settings menu opens.
  • At the bottom of the menu you will see the Wireless MAC addresses

Problems or Questions?

For devices not listed here, please review the products user guide or visit the products website to find information on obtaining the MAC address.

If you have trouble registering a device, please contact the IT help desk for assistance at 413.559.5418,
 or you can submit an IT Ticket on TheHub.

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