I have many Sonoff devices, mostly basic switches. Once I name a device something I can no longer see the MAC address in the app. I also have several routers and APs. I would like to be able to give the devices a name in the router's database so I can identify which Sonoff is connected to what AP etc. It would be VERY USEFUL and probably very easy to supply the MAC address under device information in the phone app.
I also have several devices that work with the Smart Life app and it does show the MAC of each device. That has allowed me to name the devices in my router and monitor each one's status on my network.
So my request is to please improve the phone app by enabling it to show the MAC address of Sonoff devices. At it stands it is impossible to tell one from another when looking at the network unless I am missing a trick that will let me connect my device named Barn Light SW with a MAC address.
I have checked the MAC addresses from the ewelik on the router (ARP table as well as in DHCP Server) and the MAC addresses are different. Please, can some body check the MAC addresses in ewelink and in the router and place the result? Thanks.
Yikes! I can confirm what you are saying. The MAC address reported in the app is not the wifi MAC. It does NOT agree with the MAC address shown by a router. It is essentially useless.
I am going to post it in the app forum.
MAC address do not match those on my network. Completely different. What is going on???
This feature it is a MUST HAVE. Plead add this into the APP please!
Yes, this feature is absolutely essential for managing a group of devices. Of course, I should have kept a record as I renamed each one, but now it's too late.
I've just spent a few hours using google WiFi to monitor traffic to see when IP got busy when repeatedly switched - eventually got the lot (and tagged them with a serial no and the last two digits of the MAC, so it should not be a doddle to match again if needed.)
yes is a good idea
They did it. The latest version of ewelink shows the MAC address under settings for each device.
I just checked each of my Sonoffs (10) and they are all sitting at 2.6.0 and it says that that is the latest firmware. I'm in Australia, maybe they are rolling out the updates to regions in sequence.
EW can you please tell me what firmware you have on your devices?
can we have a date for which this problem will be solved?
I have about thirty devices but I'm not able to make the reservation on the dhcp
Hi, I will also appreciate this feature that is very useful for managing the devices on router level.