How to find the serial number of a Mac

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Unlike PCs managed by Windows, every Mac has a serial number, unique serial number and with which Apple can know all the characteristics of our team quickly and without having to look for invoices, proof of purchase ...

But Macs are not the only devices that always have the serial number at hand in a simple way, for when we need it, but we can also find it in a very simple and fast way on our iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch… Here we show you how we can find the serial number of our Mac.

The serial numbers in all devices is usually a mixture of the number of letters, which can sometimes lead to confusion when we cannot find the letter o and the number o What will it be? Is it zero? Will it be a one or? To try to avoid this type of confusion, the Cupertino boys have opted for do not use the letter o in the serial number, so if we find a round letter or number, it will always be a zero "0".

Where is the serial number of my Mac

Knowing the serial number of our Mac is a very simple process and it will only take a few seconds, since we only have to go to the menu in the upper left bar represented by an apple.

Next we must select About this Mac. At that moment, a window will be displayed with all the specifications of our equipment, such as the amount of memory we have installed, the processor and graphics of our equipment, the type and capacity of our disk hard drive along with the version of the operating system that we have installed on the computer.

In the rest of the tabs that this window shows us, we have at our disposal more detailed information about our equipment such as the screens that we are using, the distribution of our equipment's storage, the support and if we are still under warranty.

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  1.   Xavier P. Migoya said

    Hello Ignacio Sala,

    You can also get it through terminal:
    system_profiler SPHardwareDataType | grep "Serial Number"

    Thank you.

    A greeting.

  2.   Santiago Dulanto Brachi said

    In the box?