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Register Your Gaming Device

Various Gaming Devices

To register your gaming device:

1. Locate the MAC address of the device and copy it down. (For instructions on locating your MAC address, choose your device in the list below.)

2. Fill out the form at https://netaccess.davenport.edu/device-registration.

3. Connect to du-resnet on the wireless network.

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.

After accessing the utility, tap "Options," then "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.

Nintendo Wii

Please note that we support wired connections for the Wii only. You need to have a wired ethernet adapter to use the Wii on the Davenport Network.

The MAC address of the Wii can be found by:
- From the Wii Channel menu, select "Wii Settings" (the round button on the bottom-left of the screen with "Wii" on it).
- Select "Internet," then "Console Settings." - The MAC address of the Wii console is displayed on the first line.

Nintendo Wii U

Please note that for security reasons we do not support player hosted network games.

The MAC address of the Wii U can be found by:
- From the Wii U menu, select "System Settings".
- Using the left stick select the "Internet," icon and press the A button.
- Select "View MAC Address" and wait a moment for the MAC address to be displayed.
- When you are finished, tap "Back".

PlayStation 2

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

- Power up the PlayStation 2 and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc.
- Once it has loaded, select "ISP Setup" and press X on your controller.
- 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.
- Select "Automatic Configuration" and press X to continue.
- At the connection test screen, select "Advanced" and press X to continue.
- 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.

Some of the PS2 games also have the ability to list your MAC address, but the above steps are the preferred way of finding the MAC.

PlayStation 3

- From the main menu, select Settings.
- Scroll all the way to the bottom and select "Network Settings"
- Selection "Settings and Connection Status List.
- The MAC address is displayed on the screen.

PlayStation 4

- Turn on the device with no disc in the drive.
- From the main menu, select Settings.
- Select "system"
- Select "System Information"
- The MAC address is displayed on the screen.

PSP

- Select "Settings"
- Navigate to "System Settings".
- Select "System Information" and your MAC address will be displayed on the screen.

PS Vita

- From the Vita home screen tap the Settings Application and then tap "Start"
- Swipe to "System Option" and tap it.
- Tap the "System Information" option. The MAC address will be in this screen.

XBox 360

- Select "System Settings".
- Select "Network Settings".
- Go to "Edit Settings".
- From "Additional Settings", select "Advanced Settings".
- At the bottom of this screen, you'll see a heading called Wired MAC address.

Xbox One


If it is the first time you have powered on your Xbox One or connected it to an internet connection you may have an issue finding the MAC address. An internet connection is required to reach the settings menu where you will find the MAC address you need to register.

Try the following workaround to get your MAC address:
- Allow system to run through the system setup and let it fail.
- Select “fix it” and then it will attempt to diagnose the issue
- When that fails it should bring you to a screen prompting you to manually setup the connection and will have both the wired and wireless MAC addresses.

If you can reach the main menu on your Xbox One follow the below steps to get the MAC address
- If you are in your profile navigate to My Games & Apps -skip this step if you are not signed into your profile
- Select settings
- Select network
- Select Advanced Settings