Connecting to the UConn Wireless Network on Common Devices

UConn-Secure

Connecting to UConn-Secure requires an activate NetID and password. If you are experiencing issues connecting to UConn-Secure, changing/resetting the NetID password can sometimes resolve the issue.

Windows 10

Typically, UCONN-SECURE will automatically show up as an available Wi-Fi network. Once you click on it, you should be able to access it by simply entering your NetID and NetID password.

To manually add the UCONN-SECURE network on Windoews 10:

1. Click on the Wi-fi button on the lower right hand corner of your screen.

2. Select Network Settings.

3. Scroll to the bottom of the window that just came up and select Network and Sharing Center.

4. Select Set up a new connection or network.

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5. Select Manually connect to a wireless network.

6. Click Next.

7. Type in the following information:

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8. Click Next.

9. Click the Wi-Fi symbol in the lower right hand corner of your screen.

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10. Click on UCONN-SECURE. Then click Connect.

11. You will be asked to log in. Use your NetID as the username and your NetID password as the password.

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Windows 7

Typically, UCONN-SECURE will automatically show up as an available Wi-Fi network. Once you click on it, you should be able to access it by simply entering your NetID and NetID password.

To manually add the UCONN-SECURE network on Windoews 7:

1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network & Internet > Network and Sharing Center

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Select Manually connect to a wireless network. Then click Next.

4. Select Set up a connection or network.

Network name: UCONN-SECURE

Security type: WPA2-Enterprise.

Encryption type: AES

Start this connection automatically: Checked

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5. Double click: Change connection settings.

6. The UCONN-SECURE Wireless Network properties window will open. On the Connection Tab:

Check Connect automatically when this network is in range.

Uncheck Connect to a more preferred network if available.

Uncheck Connect even if network is not broadcasting.

Check Enable WLAN connection settings.

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7. Click the Security tab, and then click Settings.

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8. The Protected EAP properties window will open.

Select Validate server certificate: Checked

Trusted Root Certification Authorities: Select USerTrust RSA Certification Authority, AddTrust-External

Authentication Method: Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

Click Configure

9. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).

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10. Click OK through all of the windows.

11. Click on the balloon that appears near the system tray.

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12. Enter the following in the window that pops up:

User Name: NetID

Password: NetID Password

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13. After a few moments you should be connected the UCONN-SECURE wireless network.

Mac OSX

1. Open Network Preferences by clicking the network button on the right side of the top menu

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2. Click Turn Wi-Fi Off

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3. Click Advanced

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4. Click + to add a new network. A window will slide down. Fill in the information as below and hit okay.

          Network Name: UCONN-SECURE

          Security: WPA2 Enterprise

          Mode: Automatic

          Username: NetID

          Password: NetID password

OK

5. UCONN-SECURE will have been added to the network list. Click okay. Click Apply and then click Turn Wi-Fi On.

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6. UCONN-SECURE should authenticate and connect to the internet.

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iOS (iPhone, iPad)

1. Open the Settings app

2. Go to Wi-Fi settings

3. Turn Wi-Fi on by clicking the toggle switch

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4. It will search for networks and then show a list of available networks.  Select UCONN-SECURE

5. Enter your NetID and your password and click Join

6. UCONN-SECURE’s security certificate will appear.  Click Accept to continue.  It will say Not Verified but that’s alright.

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7. The Accept button will disappear and it will say Joining UCONN-SECURE… at the top.  This may take a short while so be patient. It should then return you to the Wi-Fi networks screen and you will be connected to UCONN-SECURE

Android

1. Open App Tray.

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2. Open the Settings app.

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3. Select Wi-Fi

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4. Select UCONN-SECURE.

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5. Leave the default settings as-is, scroll to the bottom and enter your NetID in the Identity section, and enter your NetID password in Password section. Press Connect when done. NOTE: On Android 7.0, CA certificate should be set to "do not validate".

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6. Phone will obtain an IP address and connect successfully.

Windows Phone

Windows 8 Phone

1. Go to home screen by pressing the middle button (the windows logo button) and then swipe the home screen left to get to the App Menu.

2. Scroll down until you reach Settings.

3. Once Settings is selected make sure you are in the System portion of settings. Within that tab, scroll down and select Wi-Fi.

4. Inside the Wi-Fi settings page, make sure that the wifi is on and then select UCONN-SECURE.

5. After selecting UCONN-SECURE, on the SIGN IN page input your NetID in the User name textbox and you NetID password in the Password textbox. Once the credentials are inputted, click the Done Button to connect.

6. If you successfully connected, you should be brought back to the WiFi page and under UCONN-SECURE it will say connected.

Windows 7 Phone

1. From the Home screen, slide to the right to Apps window

2. Scroll down and select Settings.

3. Under System, scroll down if necessary and select Wi-Fi.

4. Ensure Wi-Fi is active by moving the slider, then select UCONN-SECURE.

5. Enter NetID and password accordingly, press Done when complete.

6. Now it will indicate a successful connection to UCONN-SECURE.

Chromebook

Initial Setup

  1. Under initial set up you will be asked to Select a Network.
  2. Choose “Other Wi-Fi network…”
  3. Select Advanced
  4. Enter the following credentials:
    • SSID: UCONN-SECURE
    • EAP Method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 Authentication: Automatic
    • Server Certificate: Do not check
    • Identity: NetID
    • Password: NetID Password
    • Anonymous identity: Blank
  5. Click Connect

Correct settings for Chromebook:

Managing Wireless

Adding UCONN-SECURE as another network

1. Click the network icon in the bottom right hand corner

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2. Click Join Other

3. Click Advanced

4. Enter the following credentials for UCONN-SECURE:

  • SSID: UCONN-SECURE
  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 Authentication: Automatic
  • Server Certificate: Do not check
  • Identity: NetID
  • Password: NetID Password
  • Anonymous identity: Blank

5. Make sure Save identify and password and Share this network with other users are checked off

7. Click connect

Removing Networks

1. Click the network icon in the bottom right hand corner

2. Click Settings

3. Click Wi-Fi network

4. Click Preferred Networks

5. Click x next to network

Ubuntu Linux

1. To ensure that wireless is turned on, click on the Dash Home icon.

2. Type “network” and press enter to open network window.

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3. Click on “Wireless” tab.

4. Ensure the switch is set to “on” for wireless

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5. Close the window to return to the desktop.

6. Click on the wireless icon (located top-right corner)

7. Select “UCONN-SECURE”.

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8. Enter NetID and password. Ensure that the settings match those listed in the image. Settings should auto-populate.

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9. Click “connect”.

10. Add a checkmark in “Don’t warn me again” box.

11. Click “Ignore” button.

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12. You should see a window stating, “UCONN-SECURE, Connection Established”.

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UConn-Guest

If you are not a guest and have a UConn-issued NetID, please refer to the UCONN-SECURE setup guides above for your device.

Connecting to the UCONN-GUEST Wireless Network in Windows

1. Select the wireless connection icon in the bottom right of the taskbar.

2. From the popup window select the UCONN-GUEST network.

3. Click on the connect button under UCONN-GUEST.

4. A pop-up will appear asking you to agree to the terms of the network, select Yes, I Agree.

5. You should automatically connect to the network.

Connecting to the UCONN-GUEST Wireless Network in Mac OS

1. You will find UCONN-GUEST on the available network list. Select UCONN-GUEST and click Join.

2. A new screen will appear asking you to agree to the terms of the network. Select Yes, I Agree.

3. You should automatically be connected to the network.

Eduroam

EduRoam service is an encrypted access service developed for the international education community. Instructions for connecting to and using the network can be found  in "Connecting to the EduRoam Wireless Network".

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