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[TUTORIAL] How to spoof Wifi MAC Address

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By P€πtex4869, Member on 14th August 2016, 04:14 PM
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Hello Guys,
In some offices or college campuses Wifi is available only for authorised users by mac address filtering. So I tried to change my Galaxy y's MAC address to an authorised user's MAC address and it worked.
The main advantage is you dont have to install any specific app [We know SGY has only 190MB of internal].
So I thought to share this method in XDA. If any doubts please may i know in the comments.

So let's begin.......

REQUIREMENTS:
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1. Phone must be rooted.
2. Any root explorer. [I use Xplore file manager]

STEPS:
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1. Install a root explorer and open it.
2. Under settings select 'mount system as writable' [ie enable root browsing] and also check 'show hidden files'
3. Now navigate to /data/misc and long press the 'wifi' folder inside it.
4. Select 'Permissions' and make sure 'Read' and 'Write' under 'Others' is ticked. If not, tick it.
5. Open 'wifi' folder.
6. Open the '.nvmac.info' file present inside it with a text editor.
7. Clear the MAC Address inside the file and write down the new MAC Address.
8. Press save and close the file.

THAT'S IT. PROCESS COMPLETE......
You can Verify that the MAC address under wifi settings has changed.

To get back your previous MAC, just reboot your device.

I will be uploading a video tutorial soon.

This is my first thread in xda. Hope its useful. Please may i know if this worked or not in the comments.

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6th November 2016, 10:25 PM |#2  
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Random new MAC address ?
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Random new MAC address ?

You can put any mac address in the file. Just it has to satisfy the condition for mac address, ie , use only characters 0-9 and A-F, and in the format xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
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Anything for android 6 MM?

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Anything for android 6 MM?

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It depends mainly on the chipset your device have. Which device is yours?
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It depends mainly on the chipset your device have. Which device is yours?

My device is a Zopo Speed 8 with Mediatek chipset Helio X20 MT6797

All apks tried even hijack suite premium not work this one was the only one that changed mac but when you go to router you see the same as always.. The original one.

Thanks in advance.

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My device is a Zopo Speed 8 with Mediatek chipset Helio X20 MT6797

All apks tried even hijack suite premium not work this one was the only one that changed mac but when you go to router you see the same as always.. The original one.

Thanks in advance.

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Okay try this.
1. Download SELinuxModeChanger from F-Droid.
2. Download ChameleMAC from Play Store.
3. Open SELinuxModeChanger, grant root access, set to Permissive.
4. Open ChameleMAC, and apply new MAC address.

Please reply if it worked or not. I will try to help.
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Okay try this.
1. Download SELinuxModeChanger from F-Droid.
2. Download ChameleMAC from Play Store.
3. Open SELinuxModeChanger, grant root access, set to Permissive.
4. Open ChameleMAC, and apply new MAC address.

Please reply if it worked or not. I will try to help.

Thanks buddy ¡¡
It worked like a charm.
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Thanks buddy ¡¡
It worked like a charm.

Nice to know
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