How do I Connect a PlayStation 3 to UNCW's Network?


How do I connect my Playstation 3 to UNCW's Network?


All faculty, staff and students have the ability add a wired entertainment device to myDevices when using the Network on campus.

Please Note: All gaming consoles need to be connected via the wired Ethernet Network using a yellow port. Gaming consoles cannot connect to the Hawkwifi wireless Network. 

  1. From the main menu select "Settings" and then "System Settings."
  2. Select "System Information."
  3. Your MAC address will then be displayed.
  4. Once you have obtained your MAC address, it will need to be registered on MyDevices using the following information:
    • Go to

      *Please note: You must be on the UNCW campus Network to register.
    • Enter your UNCW username and password to sign in to My Devices. Follow instructions to add your devices.
    • You may have 5 total devices registered on My Devices.


  • Try to restart your PS3 to see if that resolves the issue.
  • Ensure that your Ethernet cord is plugged into a yellow port located in a port on your wall.
  • Try to unplug the Ethernet cord from the port, wait 30 seconds, and then re-plug the cord into the port.

Trouble with MyDevices?

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.


Article ID: 12678
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