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Wi-Fi access for students: Android

How to set up eduroam on a mobile device running Android

These instructions are for configuring eduroam for Android devices. They were written using Android 5.1 (Lollipop), but should also work on 6 (Marshmallow) and 7 (Nougat), although the icons might look slightly different.

Before you begin, make sure you're in a location where the eduroam wireless network is available, have your @cam email address handy and have collected your network access token from the UIS Token page.



Find and tap on the Settings application.

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In the Wireless & networks section at the top, tap Wi-Fi.

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Select eduroam from the list of available networks.

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You'll be asked to sign in. Make sure the settings are as follows:

  • EAP method: PEAP
  • Phase-2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
  • CA certificate differs according to your version of Android:
    • Android 5 and 6: leave as (unspecified)
    • Android 7: select Use system certificates and enter in the domain field, or select (unspecified) if that's the only option you have
  • Identity: Your @cam email address – e.g.
  • Anonymous identity: (i.e. without your CRSid)
  • Password: Enter the 16-character network access token you collected from the UIS Token page.

Leave any other options on their default settings, and tap connect.

Android 5 and 6 settings:

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Android 7 settings: 

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Your device should now automatically connect to the University's Wireless Service via eduroam whenever an access point is in range. If it doesn't work, double check the above steps – particularly making sure your entered the user name and password correctly. If you're still unable to connect, contact the  for help.

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If you have any enquiries regarding UIS network services, or other University network topics, please send an email to: