How do I connect to UIC-WiFi using Android?

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Connecting to UIC-WiFi using an Android device is simple!

Watch a video on how to connect to UIC-WiFi with Android:

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Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. While you are on campus, near a UIC-WiFi access point, go to your device settings and then to the section about Network & Internet.  Note that your device may have slightly different menus or wording since there are many different Android phone manufacturers.

    where to find network and internet option
     
  2. Turn wireless on if it is currently turned off.

    where to find wi-fi status
     
  3. Select the network: UIC-WiFi

    find U I C wifi and on off toggle
     
  4. Use the following settings:
    • For EAP method select PEAP.
    • For Phase 2 authentication select MSCHAP.
    • For CA Certificate select Use System Certificates
    • For Online Certificate Status select Request Status
    • For Domain, use uic.edu
    • For Identity use your UIC NetID
    • For Anonymous identity use Anonymous
    • For Wireless Password use your UIC NetID Password

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  5. Tap Connect.
     
  6. You should now be connected to UIC-WiFi. Note that when you change your UIC password, you will need to forget the UIC-WiFi network, then follow the above steps to reconnect with your new credentials.

    confirm wifi is connected

For more information on different connections, choose the device you are trying to connect with below.

For more answers about getting connected, please contact Technology Solutions or visit our Technical Helpdesk. You will be asked for your MAC address which you can find in Settings > About Phone > Status > Wi-Fi MAC Addres. It will look something like this: 00:1C:B3:09:85:15.

Details

Article ID: 915
Created
Fri 1/15/21 6:15 PM
Modified
Wed 12/1/21 1:44 PM