eduroam-Wireless-Internet-Access-Android-Edition-rev-05

eduroam-Wireless-Internet-Access-Android-Edition-rev-05
Information & Library Services
eduroam Wireless Configuration – (Android™ Edition) rev 10/13
eduroam Wireless Internet Access
(Android™ Edition)
Regulations
Before connecting to the network, you must familiarise yourself with the regulations for
computing use at the University of Greenwich. You are reminded that when using the
computing facilities you are bound by the Regulations for the Use of Computing Facilities at
your home institution.
The full set of regulations can be viewed at: http://www.gre.ac.uk/offices/ILS/ict/policies
The Janet Acceptable Use Policy at: https://community.ja.net/library/acceptable-use-policy
Unfortunately, some android devices have issues connecting to eduroam WIFI. Newer
devices, such running the latest O/S seem not have any issues.
Version
=<1.5
Compatibility
Not compatible
Donut
1.6
Some Problems
Eclair
2.0
2.0.1
2.1
OK
Some Problems
OK
Froyo
2.2
OK
Gingerbread
2.3
2.3.3 – 2.3.6
OK
Some Problems
Honeycomb
3.0 -3.1
3.2
OK
Some Problems
Ice Cream Sandwich
4.0.0 – 4.0.4
OK
Jelly Bean
4.1.x
4.2.x
OK
OK
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Information & Library Services
eduroam Wireless Configuration – (Android™ Edition) rev 10/13
Initial setup
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From the Home screen tap All Programs Key
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Select Settings
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Then Choose ‘ Wireless & Networks’
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Ensure Wi-Fi has a tick next to it (enabled). Select 'Wi-Fi'
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Information & Library Services
eduroam Wireless Configuration – (Android™ Edition) rev 10/13
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The current available wireless networks should be visible.
Select 'eduroam'
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A pop up window appears, select 'Connect to network'
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If you haven't already, you will be asked for a password to
protect the credential storage on your phone. This is a security
setting and not your University Computer password. Enter
a memorable password here to continue.
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You will be asked to enter your University credentials, Ensure
the EAP Method is set to PEAP and MSCHAPV2 and click
Connect.
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Enter your University email address i.e. [email protected]
for and password, and then tap OK.
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Your phone will now try to connect to 'eduroam'.
This may take a few minutes. You should then be connected
to eduroam WIFI.
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Information & Library Services
eduroam Wireless Configuration – (Android™ Edition) rev 10/13
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The screen should now display 'Connected' next to eduroam.
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If you select eduroam now, it displays the connection
information, including the IP address and signal strength. The
settings can be removed by pressing 'Forget' at this screen.
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When in range of the signal, your phone should now connect automatically to
'eduroam'.
If you change your University password, you will be prompted to enter the new
password in, before you will be able to connect to eduroam.
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