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Connecting to the secure wireless network from an Android device

Automatic configuration with eduroam CAT:

If your device has access to the Internet with mobile data, download the eduroam CAT installer for the version of Android which your device uses.

Manual configuration:

If you don't already have access to the Internet, configure the settings manually as follows.

  • Find the Settings menu
  • Ensure Wi-Fi is turned on, and select it to edit Wi-Fi settings
  • Click on Add network
  • Enter the settings in the appropriate places:
    • Network SSID: eduroam
    • Security: 802.1x EAP
    • EAP method: TTLS
    • Phase 2 authentication: PAP
    • CA certificate: (unspecified)
    • User certificate: (unspecified)
    • Identityg00a1234@wf.ru.ac.za
    • Anonymous identity: anonymous@ru.ac.za
    • Passwordyour Rhodes password
  • Click on the Save button

Your Android device should now automatically connect to the wireless network whenever it is in range.

Note that if you're a staff member, you should use your staff username in the Identity section above (e.g. s0001234@wf.ru.ac.za or expl000@wf.ru.ac.za). Leave the anonymous identity as above - it is very important.

Last Modified :Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:26:17 SAST