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Connecting to Eduroam via Nokia n770 and n800

1. Introduction

The following instructions apply to to using the Eduroam wireless service on Nokia n770 and n800 Internet Tablets. If you have general questions or need other assistance, contact

Note: If using the n800 with the OS2008 software and updates you may wish to use the Nokia n810 instructions

  1. Firstly, you will need to tell the device to trust the AddTrust External CA Root for wireless access. From the applications menu, select [Tools] then [Control Panel].
  2. Launch the [Certificate Manager], and then Select the [Authorities] tab.
  3. Scroll down until you find AddTrust External CA Root, and select View.
  4. You should see details of the AddTrust External CA Root certificate. Select the Trust button.
  5. Select the check box to indicate that you trust the AddTrust External CA Root for use with WLAN, then hit the OK, then Close.
  6. Return to the [Applications] menu and select [Tools] then [Connection Manager].
  7. Load the menu (the button is at the left of the tab headed "Connection Manager"), then select [Tools] and then [Connectivity Settings].
  8. Hit [Connections], then New. The connection setup wizard should launch.
  9. Tap "Next", name the Connection (eg eduroam) and select the Connection Type as WLAN using the radio button. Hit Next.
  10. Allow it to scan for WLAN networks. Select [eduroam] (assuming it's listed), then Next
  11. Fill in the EAP type as PEAP
  12. Then the EAP method as MSCHAPv2.
  13. You will be prompted for username and password; Enter your Remote Access account username followed by (e.g or, in this example, and your Remote Access password (as set via
  14. Hit Finish and close the dialog boxes.
  15. Now select the connection and attempt to connect to eduroam. This doesn't always seem to work first time, so try to connect again if you are unsuccessful.

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Written by IT Services. Latest revision 18 October 2017