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To connect to UAlbany WiFi using a Windows 8 device, follow the steps below.


  1. Move your pointer (without clicking) to the top or bottom right hand corner of your screen. The Charms menu will appear on the right.

  2. Click the Settings icon in the Charms menu

  3. Within Settings, click the WiFi icon above Notifications

  4. Windows will display a list of available networks to join. Click UAlbanyWiFi. After selecting UAlbanyWiFi, click the Connect button
    List of available networks

  5. Windows will then ask to enter your Username and password. Enter your Net ID and your password, then click OK.
    You will be prompted for username and password, please enter your NetID and password Processing screen after entering credentials

  6. Windows will then ask you to accept the security certificate in order to connect. Press the Connect button.

  7. You will now be connected to UAlbanyWiFi
    Connected to UAlbanyWiFi


Troubleshooting UAlbany WiFi Connection Issues

Need more help? Contact the ITS Service Desk.