WiFi: Android Setup Guide

Your android device will automatically find all wireless networks in range. On campus, you will see the following UofM SSIDs (network names): eduroam and UofM-Guest.

University Staff, Student, Faculty, or University Sponsored Account holders should connect eduroam. Other users should follow the instructions for WiFi: Guest Access.

Connect to WiFi using Android 7.X (Nougat), 8.X (Oreo), and 9.X (Pie)

  1. Tap the Settings icon.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi under Wireless & networks.
  3. Select a WiFi network.
    • Most University members should choose eduroam.
    • If you do not see the networks shown, ensure that your WiFi is turned on.
  4. Configure the WiFi connection using the following settings: 
    • Security: 802.1x EAP
    • EAP Method: PEAP
    • Phase-2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA Certificate: Use system certificates
      • If this is not an option, select Do not validate
      • After you connect, go back to the connection settings to change this setting to use Use system certificates
    • Domain: netaccess.umn.edu
      • You can also try wireless.netaccess.umn.edu or eduroam.netaccess.umn.edu fails
    • Identity: your full University of Minnesota email address
    • Anonymous identity: leave blank
    • Password: your University of Minnesota password
    • You may also need to specify Advanced options
      • Metered: Detect automatically
      • Proxy Settings: None
      • IP Settings: DHCP

Note: These steps do not work for certain Samsung, and Motorola devices. If these settings do not match what you are seeing, download eduroam via eduroam CAT (Configuration Assistant Tool).

Connect to WiFi using Android 6.X or below

  1. Tap the Settings icon.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi under Wireless & networks.
  3. Select a WiFi network.
    • Most University members should choose eduroam.
    • If you do not see the networks shown, ensure that your WiFi is turned on.
  4. Identity: your full University of Minnesota email address
  5. Password: University of Minnesota password.
  6. Save.