How To: Spoof The Mac Address Of An Android Phone

Spoof The Mac Address Of An Android Phone

To Spoof The Mac Address Of An Android Phone is a wonderful trick. With this trick, you can quickly change Mac address of any Android device and secure your device on the network from the attackers. Also, you can surf anonymously with this method. You might be thinking what is a MAC address.

It is a media access control address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network technologies, including Ethernet and WiFi. This is used to track the device that is uploading or downloading over the internet. Now if you want to browse anonymously, you must spoof your android MAC address. 
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This trick can be used for so many beneficial stuff and illegal stuff as well, but i won't be teaching that in this post. But, i can tell you one trick i usually use. Changing the MAC address of your android device can make you connect to a wifi network a person or a company doesn't want you to connect to, or let's say the company blocked your device

{Note: For them to block the device they are blocking also that unique MAC address, so changing the MAC address can give you connection to the WIFI Router} from having connection, you can change your MAC address and have access back without them unblocking you.

With all these in mind, lets now see the trick to use in other to spoof or change your android MAC address

How To Check The MAC Address :

You need to check out your MAC Address first on your Android device, for this, you have to tap on Menu > Settings > About device > MAC Address.

Spoof The Mac Address Of An Android Phone


  1. Rooted Android Phone {Click here to know why and how to Root}
  2. BusyBox app installed {Click here in Install it}
  3. Once BusyBox is installed {Click here to Install it}
Once the above requirements are satisfied, follow the instructions below to spoof/change your MAC address:

Tutorials To Spoof/ Change MAC Address Android:

 1. Open the Terminal app that you have installed  and type the commands as listed below:
$ su [HIT ENTER]
$ busybox iplink show eth0 [HIT ENTER]
This command will show your current MAC address, just for your confirmation in which your phone has as default.
Read also: How to root android 6.0 easily{working 2017}
2. Now, type 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)
3. You have now spoofed your MAC address successfully. To check for the change you have made, enter the following command again:
$ busybox iplink show eth0 [HIT ENTER]
You can as well check your new MAC Address by just typing ” busy box link show eth0 ” in Terminal.

Now you have learned why and Spoof The Mac Address Of An Android Phone. Although this needs root, it's a great opportunity not to, miss out. So you can try to root your android phone safely with the link I gave above. As for root users, you can enjoy this trick and please UCHETECHS is not responsible for any illegal use of this tip and tricks.
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  1. Nice one Oga uche... Its a great tutorial

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