How To Change (spoof) MAC Address on Android (3 Methods)

Change spoof MAC Address Android

Do you know the benefits of spoofing MAC address?

If not, take a look at some of the benefits:
  • It allows you to take over another device's identity.
  • It can be used to get Free WiFi (from neighbors or public WiFi spot).
  • It enables you to evade network intrusion detection systems.

Let's dive into the tutorial.....

Note: Write down your MAC address before making any changes.

Method 1:

1. Download and install ChameleMAC on your android device.

Download ChameleMAC (This app is specially designed for MediaTek devices)

2. Open it. Then grant root access. You will see a screen like this (You can see your real MAC address in the box):


You can also edit your current MAC address by tapping on the box. 

If you don't want to edit the MAC address manually, tap on "Generate random MAC". A new MAC address will appear in the box.

Now tap on the "Apply new MAC" button. A confirmation message will appear:

confirmation message screenshot

Then tap on "Change". Your device's MAC address should now be changed.

If the above-mentioned app is not working for you, try the following apps:

Moving onto the next technique...

Method 2:

1. Download and install a root file browser and a Hex editor app.

2. Turn off the WiFi. Then browse to /data/nvram/APCFG/APRDEB/. You will see a file named "WIFI" there:

WIFI file

3. Copy the file and then paste it to the sd card. Make another copy and save it in a separate folder (this for backup).

4. Now open the WIFI file on the sd card using the Hex Editor. You will see a screen like this:

Hex Editor

Take a look at the above image, you can see some characters marked using two red rectangles.. That's my device's MAC address.

4. Tap on them and then edit as much as you want.

While editing the MAC address you should follow these rules:
  • The MAC address should be 12 Digits long.
  • The Second digit of the MAC address should be an even Digit (0 or 2 or 4 or 6 or 8 or A or C or E).
  • It Should have hexadecimal characters only (0-F).
5. After editing, save the changes and then replace WIFI file in the "APRDEB" folder with the modified WIFI file.

6. Turn on the WiFi and then check the MAC address. It should now be changed.

Moving onto the next technique...

Method 3:

This method doesn't require root access.

1. Open Engineering Mode. You will see a screen like this:

Engineering Mode

2. Swipe to the Connectivity tab. Then tap on "WiFi".

3. Select NVRAM, you will see a screen like this:


4. In Byte String Access, put values as addr(h,byte): 4, and  length(byte): 6. Then tap on the "Read" button. Your MAC address will display in the value(h) area.

5. Edit the value(h) as much you want (remember the rules). Then tap on the "Write" button.

6. Close the Engineering Mode and then restart the WiFi. It's done.

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