How do I connect my games console or smart TV to the student network (Wired)?

Find the MAC address: (The MAC address is made up of 12 characters e.g. 00:11:22:AA:66:DD)

Playstation 3

  • Go to Settings
  • Network Setings
  • Settings and
  • Connection Status List (Wired Connection)

Xbox 360

  • Go to System Settings
  • Network Settings
  • Configure Network
  • Additional Settings
  • Advanced Settings
  • Wired MAC

Playstation 4

  • Go to Settings
  • Network
  • View Connection Status
  • MAC Address (LAN Cable)

Xbox One

  • Go to Settings
  • Network
  • Advanced Settings
  • Wired MAC
  • Register this MAC address with Information Services (How do I do that?)
  • Wait 15 minutes before plugging in your console or smart TV

Please note:

Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: