How to Change WiFi MAC Address in Android

How to Change WiFi MAC Address in Android. Every WiFi device has a MAC (Media Access Control) address which is the identity of the network. Here We are giving a trick for changing MAC address in android.

How to Change WiFi MAC Address in Android

We use WiFi to connect with each other and the Internet. Because WiFi gives a very fast and reliable wireless connection, it is widely accepted all around the world. Even though WiFi has secure passwords while connecting, there are furthermore security measures. Each WiFi device (android, windows, iphone) has a MAC address (Media Access Control). This address is the identity of a device. It unique for each device and is saved in the device by the manufacturer. To change the identity of your device on a WiFi network, you need to change your WiFi MAC address. This cannot be done so easy, So we have a guide for you on How to change WiFi MAC address on Android. You can follow the given trick to easily change the MAC address of your Android smartphone.

Before going to the trick for changing Mac address, you may want to know where can you find the Mac address in your android device ?

In order to check the current MAC address of your Android phone follow the below steps.

Step 1. Go to Settings. Then tap on WiFi.
Step 2. Now, in option, go to Advance.
Step 3. Scroll to the bottom. Here you will see your IP as well as WiFi MAC address.

(OR)

Step 1: Go to Settings >> About.                                                                                       Step 2: Go to Statues then scroll down a little bit.                                                               Step 3: You will see your Mac address.

How to Change WiFi MAC Address in Android

Note : Your device must be rooted. If you don’t know about Root or how to Root then visit here for the information.

Step 1. Make sure you have BUSYBOX installed on your phone. It is very essential for this guide to work. If not, then download it from the link below.

Download From PlaystoreStep 2. Install a Terminal Emulator. You can install one from the Google Play store link given below. A terminal app lets you run Linux based commands on your Android smartphone. Download From Playstore

terminal emulator

Step 3. Open the Terminal app and type the commands given.

  • $ su [HIT ENTER]
  • $ busybox iplink show eth0 [HIT ENTER]

You will now see your MAC Address.

Step 4. Then enter the following command.

  • $ busybox ifconfig eth0 hw ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX [HIT ENTER]. (In the above command, replace XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX with your new MAC address)

You have now spoofed MAC address on android successfully.

 

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