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, or selling, giving away, or trading in your Mac.

In About This Mac

From the Apple menu  in the corner of your screen, choose About This Mac. You should 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


In 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: 


On the product or its packaging

Look for the serial number printed on the outside of your Mac, or check its original packaging. For details, see the product-ID page for MacBook ProMacBook AirMacBookiMacMac mini, Mac Studio, or Mac Pro.



Sign in to, then look for your Mac in the Devices section. If you see your Mac there, click its name to see the model name and serial number.


If you still need help, contact an Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider.

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