How to Spoof MAC Address on Android Device

In this small guide, we will show you how easy it is to alter our Android device’s MAC address. Please note, you will need a rooted device.

The first question, is: How to find your MAC Address on your Android smartphone?

First of all, let’s start off by finding out our original MAC address. Later on, we can use this to switch back to our “real” MAC address after spoofing.

  1. Open Settings on your Smartphone
  2. Go to About Device
  3. Tap on Status
  4. Scroll down to find the MAC address.

android settings

We taken in consideration, there are a few different methods to spoof your MAC address. We will take a simple method, which can be done on your Android smartphone or tablet and there is no need of a PC / laptop. Before we get into it, here are a few things you need to do:

Ready? Let’s start:

Step 1. Open up Terminal app and type this following command:

busybox iplink show eth0

This command will show your current MAC address.

Step 2. Change the MAC address

busybox ifconfig eth0 hw ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX

*Replace XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX with whatever MAC address you wish to use.

Step 3. Celebrate

Once again, check your MAC address.

busybox iplink show eth0

Success! You spoofed your MAC address.

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