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A media access control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.

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Ineffective setting: Wi-Fi non-persistent MAC randomization [duplicate]

Sometimes I want to use a certain hotspot providing free 1-hour Wi-Fi multiple times, but the provider remembers the MAC address of my smartphone. I enabled the developer setting "Wi-Fi non-...
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Can I connect to Wifi after flashing GSI

My old phone is running Android 10. I wanted to install Android 14 beta on it. Bootloader is locked. From what I know, unlocking bootloader would reset the device. Therefore Wifi passwords are gone. ...
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Get one static MAC address for Doodgee N30

tl;dr How to force Doodgee N301 (or any other device with Android 10) to use single, static MAC address, if Use static IP checkbox is not available in Wi-Fi Settings? To allow my Doodgee N30 to ...
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How to fix null imei and mac address?

I was messing around with the devinfo partition of my pixel 6 pro,but I made a backup before. As a result it was stuck in a bootloop, so I restored devinfo's backup using fastboot, all good so far, ...
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IP configuration failure / Check password and try again on wi-fi networks after changing mac address

Device in question Redmi Note 4, Android 9.0, Xiaomi EU ROM, rooted with lsposed I enabled MAC randomisation feature in developer options, and yes the mac appears to have changed but I can longer ...
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Devices without hardware MAC addresses

I vaguely remember a comment on the Stack Exchange network saying that some Android devices have no permanent hardware MAC address added at the factory or later on. The comment mentioned that U-Boot ...
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MAC address when discovering networks

When your Android (11) device is in the process of discovering available Wi-Fi networks (e.g. before you actually connect to one of them), is your Android device exposing its MAC address to these ...
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Disabling randomized macs on Android 11

Trying to set up a new Moto-G Stylus with Android 11 on an internal wifi network with mac authentication and a hidden ssid. To provide the expected mac, I selected "Use device MAC" (which is ...
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Random/change MAC address for WiFi hotspot on Android 11

On Android 11, MAC address randomizations works fine when connecting the phone as a client to a WiFi network. However, I'm looking for a solution to randomize (or specify) the MAC address when sharing ...
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Where is the WiFi MAC randomization data stored?

In the newer Androids there's a feature called WiFi MAC Randomization. In its basic form, the mechanism calculates the random MAC for a given ESSID. Each time you connect to the same WiFi, Android ...
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Set Tablet Network for a specific SSID permanently

Hallo Stack Exchange Community, I have android 10 and 11 Samsung Tablets and I want to set the tablet (device) MAC on a specific SSID. I dont need to know how to set it via Wifi Settings, because it ...
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Change MAC Address on Android 10

I am running a Nokia 8.1 with Android 10. Now, I'd really like to change my MAC Address, though no shell commands I've found work for me. Now, I would use the randomised Mac Feature, that only gives ...
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Device Mac Randomization Android 11

Does anyone know if there is a method to disable device mac randomization on a Samsung note 10, The devices in question also have Android 11 which could be the problem, This is not MAC Randomisation ...
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Why I'm unable to set a WIFI static IP address?

On my Android mobile phone (a recent Huawey MAR-LX1B), I would like to permanently set a static IP address on a specific WIFI LAN router connection. The reason is that, on an application backend ...
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Android WIFI Hotspot [duplicate]

Does anyone know where android save the details (Mac, etc.) of devices that connected to my phone ?! (When my device is used as a mobile hotsop)
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My Android 6.0 phone changes the MAC address every time I log into a WLAN; how can I stop it?

I have a rooted Cubot Max (Not Max 2) Android 6.0 phone that has an interesting habit: it changes the MAC Address every time I log into a WLAN. The WLAN MAC address usually looks like 00:08:22:xx:xx:...
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Set fixed BSSID in LineageOS16 / Android

I'm searching for a way to set the BSSID my OnePlus One (running LineageOS 16) is connecting to. I started adb shell as root and tried to change the BSSID in /data/misc/wifi/WifiConfigStore.xml, but ...
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Running sh script non rooted

I am not a developer and I have an application that I need to run on my Samsung 10+ which uses a plugin developed for the app to receive sensor data from a separate android device via Bluetooth ...
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Get new random MAC for same SSID without factory reset on Android 10+

Here is the MAC Randomization described and stated: Note: Randomized MAC addresses are generated per SSID and are persistent. I can confirm after deleting the SSID, rebooting, and connecting again, ...
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Upgraded to Android 10 - can't change MAC address

Today I upgraded to Android 10, more precisely to unofficial build of Lineage OS. My phone is Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred). I am used to changing my MAC address, because our school tracks network ...
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WiFi network limits connection time - can I "change my MAC" and reconnect?

On a PC, you can change the MAC address of a network adapter - Ethernet, 802.11 Wireless - and thus assume a different "identity" than previously. Now, I'm stuck in a train station for a few hours, ...
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Android TV box MAC address keeps changing

I had a MAC address when I was using IPTV on my Android TV box in Turkey. Since I've returned to the UK and plugged it in here, the MAC address keeps changing, and now I can no longer access my IPTV ...
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How to limit hotspot's client of an Android?

I would like to make an Android device as hotspot. I will put it in my roof so it will receive vetther signal, and turn in its hotspot. I want to make that hotspot accessable by certain devices only ...
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mac address randomization on NON-rooted Android 8.1 phone for both wifi and mobile data

I am trying to force my box to (up to date as of posting, NOT rooted Xiomi Redmi Note 5 with Android 8.1.0 OPM1.17 with security patch 2018-09-01., kernel 4.4.78perf+, gui is MIUI v10.0.2.) ...
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Andriod Emulator can't find ip link set

I am currently using an unrooted Huaweii LYO-LO1 and I am trying to change my mac address using Andriod Terminal Emulator. I found a website that told me to find out things like my current MAC address ...
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How to temporarily spoof ᴍᴀᴄ address without root?

There are many claims that it’s possible to change Wi‑Fi ᴍᴀᴄ address temporarily, but each time there’s a permission error when running one of the commands. How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address ...
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is it impossible to know a Wifi mac address of an android phone via a link?

There is someone that I doubt that he uses my stolen phone so I want to make sure that the phone that he uses is mine or not by knowing the Wifi mac address of phone – to see if it's mine or not. I ...
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Can't change MAC address on Rooted Android Nextbook Ares 8

I rooted my Nextbook Ares 8" tablet, model NXA8QC116, so I could change the MAC address and host name, as I hate personal data mining and user behavior monitoring. Device specifics: Model NXA8QC116S, ...
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Failed to change my mac address by Android terminal Emulator

I followed all steps in this article trying to change my mac address. https://geekeasier.com/change-mac-address-in-android-devices-without-root/4792/#comments. Then when I entered ip link set wlan0 ...
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mac address collision

The setting: I have two identical phones: Samsung Galaxy S5 neo (SM-G903F). Due to various reasons (in one I tried Lineage OS, the other I had to reinstall) and crashed backups made by TWRP I ended ...
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Can't Connect To Network After Mac Address Spoof

I know this has been asked before but no real answer has been given. I would spoof my mac address using either busybox manually or via apps and afterwards I would not be able to connect to wifi ...
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Nexus 5x No Wifi. Default MAC 02-00-00-00-00-00 change attempt

So I bought new Nexus 5x with android 6.0 and everything worked fine, but when I updated to 7.1.2 suddenly wifi stoped working. (It seeks for wifi networks forever). When I go to settings I can see ...
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Locating ARP cache on an android device

If you are familiar with the command prompt in windows, there is an command that can used to see the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) Cache in the command prompt i.e. arp -a. It is supposedly a table ...
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Is the MAC address stored in software or hardware?

I'm trying out a ROM. It seems to be flashing the whole system. It claims it is a total wipe. However, the MAC address seems to never change. So my question is, is the mac address for an Android ...
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Can't connect to college WiFi even after changing the MAC address

First of all this is completely for education purpose, there is no intension to access college Internet without official permissions. So In my college, WiFi is only accessible via laptops. Students ...
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Can't turn on WiFi - Mac Adress Unavailable on Moto E

Like the title says, i'm having trouble with the WiFi. I just can't turn it on, and i think it has to do with the Mac Adress, which is "Unavailable". I have tried the following things: 1 - Use ...
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Spoofing MAC Address on Micromax Juice 3

I am a Micromax Juice 3 user, I have rooted my phone using the KingoRoot App. Then I have installed the xposed installer to use various modules for android. Now I want the ability to spoof my mac ...
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How to change razr d3 MAC address?

I'm trying to change the MAC address of my razr d3, model XT915, android 4.4.2, but I didn't have success. In my last try I was using busybox and the following command: busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ...
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How can I find my MAC address?

I'm using a Samsung Young Duos GT-S6102. My phone that shows nothing in Settings → About Phone so my question is how to find my MAC address?
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Terminal Emulator Problem Mac Spoof

I'm trying to do a Mac Spoof from my Motorola Moto E (Rooted of course!) but I have a problem cause i'm quite sure i'm not succeeding in spoofing! Well, I installed BusyBox and Terminal Emulator. Then ...
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ARP-Scan / aNmap alternatives on Android?

Are there alternatives for these utilities on Android that can be invoked using shell commands? I need to fetch a list of connected hotspot devices, the only method I have is to flush the ARP cache ...
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BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address

How do I change BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address to a specific WIFI MAC Address. For example I want to specifically change it to 11:22:33:44:55:66?
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Wifi - "Error" , MAC Address is also unavailable

Just recently I Had to flash my boot partition back to it's Original, after a custom Kernel I was using had a few bugs. Upon flashing my original boot partition I used my phone as normal, but just ...
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Can't connect to WiFi after spoofed MAC address

I'm changing the MAC address on my Android device; however, once I change it I get disconnected from the WiFi network that I'm connected to and then I'm unable to reconnect to the WiFi. I realized ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi • MAC address unavailable every time after restart

Since some days it doesn't load my MAC - so I cannot connect to WiFi. If I remove everything in /data/misc/wifi folder and restart again it works again.. Of course I've to save WiFi networks. I'm ...
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How do I find the Mac address of a paired device?

There is a Bluetooth Headphone which paired to my Android Device. I want to know what is the Mac Address of the Headphone. Is there any way to find the Mac Address of the paired device?
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Some secret codes not working after installing CyanogenMod

I installed CyanogenMod on my Galaxy SIII I9300, There was a secret code that shows MAC address of the device: *#232338# that was working when original stock ROM was on my device. But it does not ...
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Can't find "iplink" program on rooted phone

I'm using LG Optimus Black P970 with ICS 4.0.4. After rooting my phone, when I'm writing in the terminal the command busybox iplink show eth0, it shows iplink applet not found. What should I do? Also ...
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Change WiFi Mac Address

I am running on rooted Moto E (XT1022) Android 4.4, and want to change WiFi MAC Address. I had tried installing BusyBox with Terminal and run the following command. busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ether 00:...
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How can I spoof my mac address on Bluestacks?

My Bluestacks is rooted already with terminal installed. (Busybox 1.21.1) Thus far, I have tried Mac Address Ghost - App runs, but simply does spoof MAC Xprivacy - xposed framework keeps getting seg ...
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