Connecting Browserless Devices

Connecting Browserless Devices to UD's Wireless Network

Before connecting to UD's network, the MAC address for all devices must be registered with UD. Devices with a Web browser (i.e., computers, tablets, and smartphones) can connect directly to the UDel or eduroam network and then be registered at UD's Network Page.

Devices that do not have a Web browser will require you to register that device's MAC address manually. You will need to

  1. find your device's MAC address and
  2. register it at UD's Network Page.

Note for Google Chromecast owners: Google Chromecast devices do not work on UD's network.


First step: Find your device's MAC address

Follow the vendor's directions for finding your device's MAC address. A MAC address is a combination of 12 numerals and letters (0-9, a-f), often displayed with a -, : or . character between groups of characters. (Example: 77:c6:f8:95:b3:a6)

Directions for selected devices

  • Apple TV
  1. From to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select Settings.
  2. Select About.
  3. The MAC Address will be listed as the Wireless ID for wireless connections and as the Ethernet ID for Ethernet connections.
Alternatively, the MAC address can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as Wireless ID or Ethernet ID.

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  • Roku
  1. From the Roku home screen, select Settings.
  2. Select Player Info. The addresses will be listed on-screen.

Alternatively, the addresses can be found on the back on your player. One set is for the Ethernet connector and for the other for the wireless connector.
  • Vizio Smart TVs and streaming devices
  1. From the main menu, select Network.
  2. Select Manual Setup.
  3. The MAC address will appear on screen.
  • Wii
Visit UD's Connecting a Wii page.
  • Xbox One
  1. Navigate to the Network settings screen.
  2. Select Advanced settings.
  3. Wireless and wired MAC addresses will be displayed.
  • Xbox 360
Visit UD's Connecting an Xbox page.


Second step: Register the MAC address manually

From a computer that you have already registered for wired (Ethernet) or wireless access to UD's network, submit your device's MAC address to us on the UD Network Page.

  1. Go to the UD Network Page.
  2. Choose the second option under Registering for Internet Access. register
  3. On the Manually Register Your Network Adapter page, type your device's 12-character MAC address in the first text box on the page.
  4. Type a description in the second text box--something like "Chris's Roku."
  5. Click Register Roaming IP.
  6. You can log out from the Network Page. Your Wii should be able to use the network within 30 minutes.

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