MacBook Air: How to find the serial number

Learn how to find the serial number of your MacBook Air.

You can find your serial number in several places:

In Mac OS X

On most computers with Mac OS X, you can find the serial number in the About This Mac window.

On the surface of the computer 

  • MacBook Air (Early 2014)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2013)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2012)

Shut down your computer and turn it over. The serial number is on the right above the regulatory markings as shown below.

  • MacBook Air (Late 2010)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2011)

Shut down your computer and turn it over. The serial number is centered below the regulatory markings as shown below.

  • MacBook Air (Original)
  • MacBook Air (Late 2008)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2009)

Shut down your computer and turn it over. The serial number is centered below the regulatory markings, as shown below.

Serial number on the surface of the computer

On the original product packaging

If you still have the original packaging for your MacBook Air, you can find the serial number on the barcode label that is affixed to the packaging.

On the original receipt (or invoice)

Some retailers may include the serial number of your MacBook Air on the receipt.

Learn more

Learn how to find the serial number of other Apple hardware products.

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