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Connecting to eduroam via Android

1. Introduction

The following instructions apply to using the eduroam wireless service on the Android. If you have general questions or need other assistance, contact

eduroam is support on Android OS from version 1.6 onwards. However we have seen some issues with devices running 2.3 as documented @

  1. From the home screen, tap the arrow to open the All Programs menu
  2. Tap Settings from the programs menu
  3. Tap Wireless Controls
  4. Tap Wi-Fi Settings
  5. Tap Wi-Fi to enable Wi-Fi support - the list of networks will become populated
  6. Tap the eduroam entry in the list
  7. Tap to change the EAP type to PEAP
  8. Tap to set the Sub-type to PEAPv0/MSCHAPv2 (this ought to be the default)
  9. Enter your Remote Access account username followed by in the User name field (for example
  10. On some mobiles you will also see an Anonymous identity box. Add in your Remote Access account username again followed by e.g.
  11. Enter your Remote Access password (as set via in the Password field.
  12. Hit the Connect button
  13. Wait a little while (up to about a minute) until the message "Connected to eduroam" appears
  14. A connection to eduroam will automatically be made in future if Wi-Fi is switched on and you are within range.

If you are having problems connecting you might need to remove the wireless network and reconnect. You might need to do this, for example, if you have changed your remote access password or previously set up an eduroam connection.

Occasionally Android users have problems with the connection dropping. We have had reports that WiFi Fixer can solve these issues. We have not tested this claim.

Users must abide by the user use agreement a copy of which is available at:


Written by IT Services. Latest revision 29 November 2017