How to find Mac UDID for Beta Testing of Mac apps

How to Find UDID on Mac

UDID (Unique Device Identifier) is a unique alphanumeric number to identify Apple devices. Just like IP address or MAC address, UDID is also device specific and unique. We covered the topic of finding the iPhone’s UDID earlier. Today, we will discuss how you can quickly find UDID of Mac. This unique alphanumeric identifier stores some valuable information about your Mac and the data it has. Sharing it with anyone is strongly not recommended. But at times, if you want to Beta test Apps, developers may ask for it and sharing it is inevitable. Whatever may be the reason, follow below-given steps to get UDID of your Mac.

How to find UDID/UUID of your Mac

Step #1. Click on Apple Logo → Now click on About This Mac.

Click On About This Mac

Step #2. A window will pop up with two options: System Report and Software Update → Click on System Report.

Click on System Report on Mac

Alternately, click on Apple Logo then Press and Hold Options Key [⌥] and Click on System Information.

Click on System Information on Mac

Step #3. Select Hardware. Your Hardware UUID will be seen last under the Hardware Overview.

Find UUID-UDID of Mac

That’s all folks! It was quite easy. Just make sure you don’t share it like a hot cupcake.

Closing note

In the past, certain developers were caught sharing UDID of users to advertisers, and that led to a severe threat to privacy. After the issue, Apple had taken strict measure on third-party app developers by sending an ultimatum to stop sharing UDID or else their apps will find no place in App Store.

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