Locate your type of smartwatch below for instructions on how to locate its MAC Address. If it is not listed, consult the watch’s service manual or manufacturer for assistance.

Apple Watch

Unlike the iPhone, you can’t go to the Settings app on your Apple Watch and connect to Macalester Wi-Fi. Follow these steps to register its MAC Address and then join Macaster Gadgets.

Step 1: Locate the MAC Address for the iPhone and Apple Watch.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Click About.
  4. The MAC Address (Watch) / Wi-Fi Address (iPhone) will be displayed.

Step 2: Register your iPhone and Apple Watch on the Macalester College Device Registration Portal.

Step 3: Join Macalester Gadgets on your iPhone.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Select Macalester Gadgets.
  4. Enter the Wireless Password shown on the Registration Receipt.

Step 4: Verify your Apple Watch and iPhone are connected to Macalester Gadgets.

The Connected to iPhone icon appears in the status bar of the Watch’s Control Center.

Step 5: Remove your iPhone from Macalester Gadgets.

  1. Go to Macalester College Device Registration Portal – available on campus only.
  2. Enter your Macalester Username and Password.
  3. Click Log In.
  4. Click Manage Device.
  5. Locate your entry for your iPhone.  
  6. From the State column, click Active, the option to Remove appears. Click Remove.

Step 6: A Green cloud icon appears in the status bar of the Watch’s Control Center, indicating that the watch is now connected to the Macalester Gadgets network.

Android Wear 2.0

Unlike your smartphone, you can’t go into Settings on your watch and connect to Macalester Wi-Fi. Follow these steps to register its MAC Address and then join Macaster Gadgets.

Step 1: Find the MAC Address.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Choose System.
  3. Click About.
  4. Select Model.
  5. The MAC Address will be displayed.

Step 2: Register your watch on the Macalester College Device Registration Portal.

Step 3: Connect to Macalester Gadgets.

  1. On your watch, tap Settings.
  2. Press Connectivity.
  3. Tap Wi-Fi.
  4. Select Add network.
  5. When prompted for the password for Macalester Gadgets, tap Enter on phone.
  6. From the Android Wear App, enter the Wireless Password shown on the Registration Receipt.
  7. Tap Connect.

Samsung Gear S3

You can’t go into Settings on your watch and connect to Macalester Wi-Fi. Follow these steps to register its MAC Address and then join Macaster Gadgets.

Step 1: Find the MAC Address.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Press Gear info.
  3. Select About device.
  4. The MAC Address will be displayed.

Step 2: Register your watch on the Macalester College Device Registration Portal.

Step 3: Connect to Macalester Gadgets.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Press Connections.
  3. Select Macalester WiFi.
  4. Enter the Wireless Password shown on the Registration Receipt.