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How do I connect to UIC-WiFi using Android?

Explains how someone can connect to UIC WiFi using an android phone

UIC-WiFi uses WPA2 Enterprise security with 802.1x authentication, PEAP with MSCHAP v2.These instructions should help you to connect your Android (2.1 or higher) device to the campus wireless network. You need to be on campus to do this, near a UIC-WiFi access point. If you have trouble connecting to UIC-WiFi, please visit C-Stop.

  1. While you are on campus, near a UIC-WiFi access point, tap Menu then Wireless & networks.
  2. Enable Wi-Fi by clicking box beside Wi-Fi, then tap Wi-Fi Settings.
  3. Tap to select the network UIC-WiFi. 
  4. If you have not already established a credential storage password, your Android will prompt you to enter one. This password is local to your device and is similar to the keychain password on OS X. Otherwise enter your password for storing credentials.
  5. For EAP method select PEAP.
  6. For Phase 2 authentication select MSCHAP.
  7. For Identity use your UIC NetID. 
    For Anonymous identity use Anonymous
    For Wireless Password use your UIC Common Password
    Tap Connect
  8. Confirm: you are connected? If you are, it will say Connected underneath UIC-WiFi.


** If asked for "domain" in the network configuration menu, please enter "" **


Please note these instructions are written specifically to connect to UIC-WiFi. This has only been tested on a few devices. Other devices may appear slightly different from the screenshots shown. Please send a note to if you have any questions or further comments.

Keywords:connection, uic wifi, wireless   Doc ID:83500
Owner:William L.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2018-07-09 15:12 CDTUpdated:2019-09-19 09:00 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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