To connect to UO-WIFI a wireless service name (SSID) of "UO_WIFI" will need to be visible on your device.


To connect to UO_WIFI on a Windows or macOS computer, or on an iPhone/iPad, simply select it from your list of available networks, enter your username and password, and click Connect. If you are presented with a request to Accept or Trust the network, go ahead and do so.


To connect to UO_WIFI on an Android phone, you’ll need to alter the network settings first. Open up the network settings by tapping on the network in the list of available networks (or if you’ve tried to connect before, press and hold, then select Modify). Select the following settings:

  • EAP method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2 - this is sometimes found under the Advanced section
  • CA certificate: unspecified, or Do not validate
  • Identity: your University username
  • Anonymous Identity: (leave blank)
  • Password: your University password
  • MAC Address Type: Use device MAC (available on Android 8.0 or later)
  • Security (if required): 802.1x EAP

Tap Save or Connect.

Download the UO_WIFI network connection tip sheets for more detailed step-by-step instructions:

If you have any problems connecting to the network, contact AskOtago:

Tel +64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98

Last updated 15/03/2021 10.01 AM

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