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Connecting an Android phone to the Wireless Network

How to connect an Android phone to the wireless network

Note that Android devices may look different but have the same basic settings and buttons.


Android is an open source system that can be modified by manufacturers. The functions below will vary, depending on the make, model, and 
the version of the Android OS installed on your device. The instructions below are accurate for most Android devices.

1. Select "Wi-fi" on the settings page.

Wi-fi menu on settings page

2. Make sure that Wi-fi is Enabled, in order to see Rice Owls. Click on Rice Owls and make sure the settings are:

EAP Method: PEAP
Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
CA certificate: (unspecified)
User certificate: (unspecified)

(Note: If your Android device is running Nougat (7.x) or newer be sure to select "Do Not Validate" under CA Certificate.)

Rice Owls settings

3. In the field called "Identity" type your NetID. In the field for password, type your NetID password.

More Rice Owls settings

4. Click connect and you should see that the network has connected successfully.

Rice Owls says Connected




Keywords:android, how-to, rice, owls, wireless, mobile, cell phone, mobile devices   Doc ID:65408
Owner:Rick R.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-07-24 18:54 CDTUpdated:2020-08-02 22:08 CDT
Sites:Rice Sandbox, Rice University
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