Devices that are unable to connect to MU-Secure must be registered to connect to the MU-BYOD network using another device which is connected to a Mercer network.
In this section:
Access the MU-BYOD Wireless Network
Follow the steps below to register a device for connection to the MU-BYOD network:NOTE: You will need to re-register your devices every 90 days.
- Visit the My Devices Portal: https://mydevices.mercer.edu
- Enter your 8 digit Mercer ID number and the same password used to access MyMercer and MercerLive, and then click Sign On.
- Click Continue.
- Click Add.
- Enter the following information and then click Submit:
Device Name: Enter whatever you like - this is just so you can remember which devices you have registered.
Device ID: This is the MAC Address (also called the Physical Address) of the device. Click here for instructions on how to find the MAC address of several common devices.
Description: This is another field you can type whatever you like to help remember the devices you have registered.
- The device you registered will appear at the bottom of the page.
- Your device is now registered. Select the MU-BYOD network on the registered device to connect automatically.
Find the MAC Address of Common Devices
The menus to navigate in order to find the MAC address for common wireless devices are listed below.
NOTE: Make sure you register the wireless MAC address of your device. If your device has a wired (Ethernet) jack, its MAC address may also be listed in the menus below. Registration is not necessary to connect any device using an Ethernet cable.
Streaming Media Devices
Open the Chromecast app on your computer or mobile device and click Settings. The MAC address is located in the bottom-left corner of the menu.
Settings -> About. The MAC address will be listed as Wireless ID.
Settings -> About
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Settings -> System -> About
Amazon Fire TV
Settings -> Device Info
Smart TV/Bluray Player
The MAC address is usually found under Settings -> Network -> About, but you may need to Google your model of device to see exactly how to find the MAC address.
Nintendo Game Consoles
Home menu -> System Settings -> Internet Settings -> Other Information -> Confirm MAC Address
Insert a WiFi compatible game and access the WFC Setup Utility in the game's menu. Select Options->System Information
Nintendo Wii U
Wii U Menu -> System Settings -> System Information
Settings -> Internet -> Console Settings
Microsoft Game Consoles
My Games & Apps -> Settings -> Network -> Advanced Settings
My XBox -> System Settings -> Network Settings -> Select the MU-BYOD network -> Configure Network -> Additional Settings tab -> Advanced Settings
Sony Game Consoles
Settings -> Network -> View Connection Status
Settings -> System Settings -> System Information
System Settings -> System Information