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To connect to UAlbany WiFi using a device type not specifically included at Getting Connected - UAlbany WiFi, follow the general steps below.


General Steps

  1. Open WiFi settings
  2. Make sure that WiFi is set to On
  3. View the list of available WiFi networks appears
  4. Select UAlbanyWiFi
  5. Enter your Username and password when prompted
    • In the Username field, enter your UAlbany NetID
    • In the Password field, enter your password
  6. Choose to connect
  7. You may need to accept/trust the security certificate in order to connect to UAlbanyWiFi

Settings you may need to enter

Network name

  • Wireless Network Name (SSID): UAlbanyWiFi

Security Settings

  • Network Authentication: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Data Encryption: AES
  • Enable 802.1x: Place a check mark if not already there
  • Authentication (EAP) type: Protected EAP (PEAP)

PEAP User Properties

  • Authentication Method (Protocol): Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

EAP-MSCHAP v2 Properties

  • Prompt each time I connect
  • Remove the check mark from "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password"
  • User Name: your UAlbany NetID
  • Domain: Leave Blank
  • Password: your password

PEAP Server Properties

  • Allow Intermediate Certificates: Place a check mark

Legacy/unsupported operating systems


Troubleshooting UAlbany WiFi Connection Issues

Need more help? Contact the ITS Service Desk.