Find the model and serial number of your Mac

The model name, serial number, and other details are in About This Mac and System Information.

You might want the model name or serial number of your Mac when checking warranty coverage, searching for specifications, creating a home inventory, selling, giving away, or trading in your Mac, or learning whether it is compatible with the latest Mac operating system or other software or hardware.

Use About This Mac

From the Apple menu  in the corner of your screen, choose About This Mac. You should seel see an overview of your Mac, including its model name and serial number.

About This Mac window


If you see a window like this, double-click the version number beneath “OS X” to show the serial number:

About This Mac window in OS X Mavericks

 


Use System Information

The System Information app also shows your Mac model and serial number. Open the app, then select Hardware on the left side of the System Information window. The model name and serial number appear on the right: 

 


Other solutions

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