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Setting up eduroam on Android Devices

eduroam for android

Follow these steps to set up eduroam for Android devices.

Note: Not all Android devices are configured the same, so the steps to set up eduroam on your device may differ from the ones below.

BC ITS strongly recommends completing the setup and testing eduroam on the BC campus before traveling abroad.

  1. Click the Menu button at the bottom of your Android device then select Settings.
  2. In the Settings menu, locate and select Wireless & networks.
Wireless & networks settings on Android phone
  1. Selecet Wi-Fi settings.
Android wifi settings
  1. Select eduroam.
select eduroam as wifi network
  1. When asked if you want to connect to eduroam, select Yes.
connect to eduroam
  1. Next, you have to set up the eduroam configuration. First, select the drop-down arrow under EAP Method.
eduroam configuration - EAP method
  1. Choose TTLS.
TTLS configuration setting
  1. The Phase 2 authentication should be set to None.
select "none" for phase 2 authentication
  1. Scroll down in in the configuration window.

  2. Enter your BC user ID in the format in the Identity field.

  3. When you request access to eduroam, BC ITS will provide you with a password. Enter this password (not your usual BC password) into the Key(Passphrase) field.

  4. Select Connect.
connect to eduroam wifi with the password from BC ITS

Your device will now indicate it is connected to the eduroam network.

Please do not set eduroam as your preferred wireless network. BCSecure should be the preferred wireless network for members of the BC community while on campus.

connected to eduroam network screenshot