Connecting to eduroam on Android

You should be able to connect automatically to the eduroam Wireless Network with (i.e., if your NetID is abc123, then you would enter as the username and your NetID password as the password through your Network Preferences. If you were not prompted to connect, you can manually configure your connection.

  1. From your home screen, drag the top of the screen down and select the Settings gear icon.
  2. From the Wireless and Networks subsection select Wi-Fi or Wireless Networks. Select eduroam from the list of wireless networks.
  3. You may be prompted for a credential storage password. This is not your NetID password, but your Android password. If you haven't set it up already, you may be prompted to do so at this point.
  4. Make the following selections:
    • EAP type: PEAP
    • Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPv2
    • CA CertificateUse system certificates (must install cert linked below)
      • Some version of Android will list (Unspecified)
      • Andriod 7 (andhigher) devices may require an entry for Domain:
    • Domain
    • Identity/Username: Your (i.e., if your NetID is abc123, then you would enter
    • Anonymous Identity: leave blank
    • Wireless Password: NetID password
    • Select Connect.
    • Cert file if needed nu-eduroam.cer
    • To install the certificate if needed click on link nu-eduroam.cer to download the file.
    • Choose Install Certificates (may also say Install Network Certificates). Select nu-eduroam.cer. Name the cert eduroam and choose Wifi as the type. Return to wireless settings.
    • Under CA Certificate select the eduroam certificate that was just installed.

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Keywords:wifi wi-fi ssid network internet wireless   Doc ID:68841
Owner:TNS Data Network .Group:Northwestern
Created:2016-11-17 12:57 CDTUpdated:2022-04-18 09:25 CDT
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