Most Mac owners never give their computer's serial number a second thought. Still, there are times when you need to know it, like when you need to look up details about your computer's specifications, check the warranty, or sell the computer. To find out what your Mac's serial number is, just follow the instructions below.
The System Information app can easily get you the serial number when you follow these instructions:
You can also use these instructions to find it:
The easiest way might be to look at the computer itself, or the package that it came in if you still have it. The serial number should be located next to the barcode label on the packaging. To find it on your computer, look on the underside of the computer, right beside the regulatory markings.
You can also use appleid.appl.com to find your Mac's serial number.
If you have any other questions about your Mac, you can get help from an Apple customer service representative. You can use one of the company's help forums or phone lines to reach one.
After thousands of Apple customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Find the Serial Number on My Mac? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Apple if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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