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eduroam Network Configuration for Android Tablet

 

The below guide has been tested on Android Tablet 3.2 (Honeycomb). Screenshots are taken from Honeycomb thus may slighlty differ from other Android-based devices depending on firmware version, make and customisation of your device.

 

Pre-requisites

  • Firmware 1.6 (Donut) or above must be installed;
  • WiFi must be enabled (depending on the make, either via hardware or software switch;
  • WiFi network settings must be set to DHCP.

Procedure

  1. Go to any area covered by the Institute's WiFi;

  2. Tap the Apps icon.

  3. Tap Settings.

  4. In Wireless & networks menu, tap Wi-Fi settings:


    Figure 1. Network settings

     

  5. From the list of available network, tap eduroam:
     
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    Figure 2. Available wireless networks

     

  6. Type in your EUI credentials as follows:

    Identity = [email protected] (for example [email protected])
    Password = your_EUI_password 
     
    IMPORTANT: leave the Anonymous identity filed (if available) blank!


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    Figure 3. Wireless settings
     
  7. Leave the rest unchanged and tap Connect [1].

 

You now have successfully configured your device to connect to eduroam.

Your device will automatically connect to eduroam whenever it is in range and your wireless card is enabled and turned on.

Please Note: to save power, Android will connect to any wireless service only when it is required. If you find at times you don't have a connection, it may be because Android has decided it has no use for it at the time.

 

 

 

 

 

[1] = If automatic configuration fails, fill in connection details manually.

 

 

Page last updated on 20 August 2017