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Connecting to eduroam Wireless with Android OS

Share URL:      Article: KB0000152 Published: 2014-02-19 Last modified: 2017-07-29

Question

How do I connect to the eduroam wireless network with my Android Device?

Overview

The eduroam (education roaming) network is the secure, world-wide roaming wireless developed for the international research and education community. Once you're connected to eduroam, you can enjoy secure WiFi access at UC Davis, other educational institutions, and hotspots worldwide. No matter where you roam, your UC Davis security credentials are always checked back home at UC Davis. At eduroam hotspots around the world, no one but you knows your credentials so your connection is safe from hackers. For more information, please visit the eduroam service page in the IT Catalog.

The eduroam network uses 802.1x Security Certificates maintained by the Network Operations Center.  For more details, please visit NOC Public Certificates.

Answer

Note: IT Express does not currently provide support for Android-based devices; this information is provided as a courtesy to users who wish to use their device on the UC Davis wireless networks. The below steps were written with Android 7.0 as a reference and may not match your device exactly.

Eduroam

  1. From your device home screen, activate the menu button.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Networks Connections tap Wi-Fi.
  4. If your device's Wi-Fi is not turned on, turn it on now. You can do this by switching the button in the top right corner of the screen from off to on.
  5. Locate and tap eduroam.
  6. Enter the configuration settings below, then scroll down:
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Use systems certificates
    • Domain: eap.noc.ucdavis.edu
  7. Enter the configuration settings below:
    • Identity:
      • yourkerberosid@ucdavis.edu (CORRECT)
      • youremail@ucdavis.edu (INCORRECT)

    • Anonymous identity: Empty
    • Password: Your Kerberos Passphrase
  8. Tap Connect. The eduroam entry should now display Connected.

 

Eduroam Additional Details

Encryption: WPA2 Enterprise 802.1x

Note: This information is provided as a courtesy to users who wish to use their mobile device on the UC Davis wireless network and to access their UC Davis email. Your ability to send/receive email when on non-campus WiFi or a carrier's cellular data network may vary, as a result IT Express is unable to provide additional support for issues that you may encounter. Please consult your wireless provider or device manufacturer if the settings listed above do not work on your device.

 


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