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Wireless Configuration for Android
This article explain how to set up your Android device to use the eduroam network.
Your Android device must be Wi-Fi capable and running Android 2.1 or later in order to use the
Due to variations in Android devices, not every Android-based device will work in the same way. Therefore, CIT cannot guarantee every device can be made to work.
Please note that Android 4.1 and 4.2 have known compatibility issues with 802.1x networks, which is what
- Open Settings.
- Make sure Wi-Fi is set to on, and tap Wi-Fi.
- Tap the
connection settings: Any certificates should be set as unspecified or none. EAP method is PEAP. Phase 2 authentication is None. Identity is your campus email address. Anonymous identity should be left blank. Enter your campus password. No advanced settings need to be changed. Tap Connect.
- It will then go back to the screen showing available wireless networks. It should say Connected right below
eduroamafter a few seconds.
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- From the Android Home screen, tap Menu then tap Settings.
- Tap Wireless and network and then tap Wi-Fi settings.
- Tap Wi-Fi to turn-on wireless (if not already on).
- From the list of Wi-Fi networks, tap
eduroam(for UWGB users and traveling scholars) and click Connect to network on the pop-up.
- You may be prompted for a credential
storagepassword, if so create one – this is local to your phone and has no bearing on wireless/email/web/ etc. Tap OK when finished.
- The Connect to Eduroam pop-up menu will display. Select the following settings:
- EAP method: PEAP
- Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
- Tap NEXT
- Client certificate: N/A
- Identification: <Your
uwgbemail address> forexample: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tap NEXT.
- Wireless Password: <your UWGB password>
- Tap Done.
- Tap Connect.
- EAP method: PEAP
- Wait about 10-15 seconds while your Android acquires an IP address and you will then be connected.