Disabling MAC Randomization on IOS Devices while using DeviceNet

Issue / Question
Devices running IOS have a feature that randomizes the MAC address for different WiFi connections. This feature is enabled by default but should be disabled for use with DeviceNet. 
  • How do I disable MAC randomization?
  • Can I turn off MAC randomization?
  • How do you turn off MAC randomization on IOS?
  • Platform
    • IOS
  • Audience Affected
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Students
Turn Private Address Off for DeviceNet
iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
  1. Open Settings 
  2. Select Network>Wi-Fi
  3. Select the Gear Icon next to DeviceNet
  4. Confirm Turn Private Address toggle off
Apple Watch
  1. Open Settings 
  2. Select Wi-Fi
  3. Confirm that the Private Address toggle is in the off position
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Article ID: 116521
Fri 9/18/20 1:15 PM
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