Connecting your computer to uie-uofi

How to connect your laptop (or desktop with WiFi capability) to the internal Extension network.

For iPad and iPhone instruction, please click here, for Android instruction please click here

Connecting to uie-uofi

  1. In the bottom-right corner near the Time & Date, click on the Network Icon
    • Depending on the current status, this can also appear as Wi-Fi bars or a Globe with a null symbol
      Network icon
  2. Select uie-uofi from the available network options

  3. Check the box for Connect automatically and hit Connect
  4. When prompted, enter your user name and password:
    1. User name: your netID
    2. Password: your netID password
    3. Do not check the box for Use my Windows user account
      Entering your netID and password
  5. Select OK. 

  6. When prompted with "Continue connecting?," select ConnectContinue Connecting

Troubleshooting connection to uie-uofi

If you are having trouble connecting to uie-uofi or perhaps have changed your password and are not being prompted to re-enter it, please do the following

  1. Select the Network Icon

  2. Click on Network & Internet SettingsNetwork and internet settings
  3. In the newly opened Status window, use the left sidebar and select Wi-Fi

  4. Select Manage Known NetworksManage known networks
  5. Select uie-uofi from the list of known networks

  6. Select ForgetForget network
  7. Reconnect to uie-uofi using the steps above

Keywordsuie-uofi uie uofi network connection pc computer desktop laptop internet wifi wireless   Doc ID113957
OwnerJane K.GroupUniversity of Illinois Extension KB
Created2021-09-27 14:14:08Updated2021-09-27 14:53:57
SitesUniversity of Illinois Extension KB
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