Once you have course declared you will be able to connect to UO_WIFI, the new University "future state" network.

Wireless is available all over campus including in Residential Colleges. 

Wireless access for students

Instructions for accessing wireless on an Android device

Keep in mind that different Android devices may have different interfaces. The device used in the video and images is a Samsung phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Do not panic if your device does not look the same as the one used for the video or images, just follow the overall concept of the steps and you should get the same result.

  1. Go to your phone's Settings options

    Android home page showing option for more appsAndroid apps page showing Settings icon
  2. Make sure that your wireless is turned on and go into the Wi-Fi settings

    Android settings showing Wi-Fi option

  3. Select the network you want to connect to (UO_WIFI).

    Wireless networks list showing UO_WIFI available

  4. If it is your first time connecting to the University wireless network you will be prompted for some details. Make sure that the following settings are correct:

    • EAP Method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication (this setting is sometimes found under the Advanced section): MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Unspecified, None, or No Certificate
    • Identity: Your University of Otago student username
    • Enter Password: Your associated University of Otago password
    • Security (if your device requests this setting): 802.1x EAP
    • MAC Address Type: Use device MAC (on Android 8.0 or later)

    UO-STUDENT settings

  5. Click the Connect button and make sure that you are connected to the wireless network

    Google search page showing on device to confirm that wireless is connected

You can also watch the instructional video on YouTube:

Connecting to Wifi on Android

If you have questions or for assistance with connecting to wireless, contact AskOtago Student IT Services in person at the AskOtago Central Hub, Dunedin campus, or:

Tel +64 3 479 5170
Email studentit@otago.ac.nz
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Last updated 20/08/2020 04.22 PM

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