connecting to a wireless network

Connecting a mobile device to the “FDU-Secure” Wireless Network

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Learn how to connect your Apple or Android mobile devices to the FDU-Secure wireless network. ChromeOS and or Chromebook devices will utilize the Android settings listed below to connect to the FDU-Secure wireless network.

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FDU Computing Services does not support ChromeOS and or Chromebook hardware except for explicitly connecting said devices to the FDU-Secure wireless network.

Apple iOS and iPad Mobile Devices
  1. Locate and select or tap on the “Settings” app on your iPhone or iPad
  1. Select or tap on “Wi-Fi” within the “Settings” app
  1. Select or tap on “FDU-Secure”, located under the “Choose a Network Menu
  1. Enter your full FDU e-mail address (ex. faculty@fdu.edu or student@student.fdu.edu) and your NetID password into the proper corresponding text boxes
  1. Click “Trust” on the top right of the screen to accept the security certificate; if you do not complete this step, you will not be able to successfully connect to the FDU-Secure wireless network
  2. Note that “FDU-Secure” has a checkmark under “Wi-Fi”, if so, you have successfully connected to “FDU-Secure” wireless network
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Android Mobile Devices

Warning Warning

FDU Computing Services does not support ChromeOS and or Chromebook hardware except for explicitly connecting said devices to the FDU-Secure wireless network.

  1. Swipe down twice from the top of your screen
  1. Locate, then press and hold the “Wi-Fi” icon
  1. Select “FDU-Secure” From the list of nearby networks
  1. Fill in the information as seen on the photo
EAP MethodPEAP
Phase 2 AuthenticationMSCHAPV2
CA CertificateUse system certificates
NOTE: Some devices do not have this option. Instead, select “Do not validate”
Domainfdu.edu
IdentityYour FDU e-mail address
Anonymous Identity Can be ignored
PasswordYour FDU email password
  1. If your device does not have system certificates installed and you select “Do not validate” you will see a warning message about security/privacy. It is safe to connect to our network, this is just a general message from the operating system
  1. Press “Connect
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For additional support, click the blue “Support” icon at the top of the screen, or log into samisupport.fdu.edu to ask a question or request assistance. If you can’t access SAMI Support, you can still log a ticket HERE, call UTAC at (973)-443-8822, or email UTAC at fdutac@fdu.edu. To learn more about UTAC, please visit https://it.fdu.edu/help-desk/

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