Connecting to the eduroam wireless network using an android device

See also: settings for Android 7.x.x.

  1. From the home screen, pull down the drag menu on the top of the screen. Select Settings or go to the Apps section (located top right of the screen) then find Settings from the list of apps and open the program.

    Open settings.
  2. In Settings, go to Wi-Fi (ensure it is set to “On”) and locate the eduroam wireless network.

    Select Wi-Fi.

    Select eduroam.


  3. Attempting to connect to eduroam will open a settings popup where you will configure eduroam for use.
    1. Set the EAP method as PEAP
    2. Phase 2 Authentication as MSCHAPV2
    3. CA Certificate as (Unspecified)
    4. User Certificate as (Unspecified)

      eduroam settings.
  4. Now, enter your uWaterloo email address in the Identity field in the format (replace watiam with your WatIAM userid). Leave Anonymous Identity blank. In the Password text box, type your WatIAm password. Tap Connect
  5. Identity and password.

    eduroam connected.


Eduroam and Android 7.x.x

  • Tap Settings.
  • From the menu, tap Wireless networks.
  • Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  • Tap eduroam.
  • From the EAP method drop-down list, tap PEAP.
  • From the Phase 2 authentication drop-down list, tap MSCHAPv2.
  • From the CA certificate drop-down list, tap Use system certificates.
  • In the Domain text box, type:
  • In the Identity text box, type your UWaterloo email address in the format (replace watiam with your WatIAM username).
  • Clear the Anonymous identity text box so that it is empty.
  • In the Password text box, type your WatIAm password.
  • Tap Connect.