WiFi: Download and Install eduroam CAT on an Android Device

If you have tried connecting to WiFi and are still having connectivity issues, downloading eduroam CAT (Configuration Assistant Tool) can generally resolve this. For devices with some previous configuration file installed, you may need to first discard that file before downloading and installing the new file. This article covers instructions on how to install eduroam CAT on an Android device. 

Table of Contents

Downloading eduroam CAT

  1. Forget or delete any listed eduroam network on your device.
  2. Go to eduroam CAT
  3. Tap Click here to download your eduroam installer.
    cat.eduroam.org website. 'Click here to download your eduroam installer' button is highlighted.
  4. Select University of Minnesota from the list of institutions.
    List of participating institutions compatible with eduroam. University of Minnesota is highlighted.
  5. Tap on the icon with your device's version of Android.
    Button with the device's Android version highlighted in the cat.eduroam.org website. As an example, Android 10.0 is seen in this screenshot.
  6. Select Continue on the grey notification pop-up that says "Before you continue with installation on Android systems, please make sure that you have the eduroamCAT application".
    Pop-up window with a message prompting you to install the eduroam CAT application. The Continue button is highlighted.

Installing the Configuration Profile

  1. Download the eduroam CAT app from the Google Play Store.
    Partial display of the eduroam CAT application from the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the eduroam CAT app after it is installed. 
  3. Enter your full University of Minnesota email address as the username.
  4. Enter your password. 
  5. Select Install.
    Eduroam CAT app. Install highlighted.
  6. Tap Install on the page with the Configuration File Summary.
    The Configuration Summary Page after signing in through the app . The Install button is highlighted.
    You are taken to a page confirming whether you want to install the profile
  7. Click on Yes.
    The Install Profile screen asking for confirmation to download the configuration profile. The Yes button is highlighted.
    You return to the sign in page with "Profile Installed" displayed above the Install button.
    Final page confirming the profile has been installed. The username field will include your full UMN email address and the password field is filled with dots. "Profile Installed" is seen below the password.

If you are still having difficulty or would like further assistance connecting to eduroam, please contact Technology Help



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