Other mobile devices

Android devices

Some Android devices may have different menu options; the instructions may vary slightly between makes and models of handset and version of Android.

  1. Go to  Settings > Wireless > turn on Wifi, search for eduroam & select it.
  2. If you haven't already configured credential storage, you may be asked for a password to protect the credential storage on your phone. This is a security setting on your handset and not your University Computer password. Enter a memorable password here to continue.
  3. Set EAP method to PEAPPhase 2 authentication to MSCHAPV2
  4. Enter your username in the following format: 
    username@gcu.ac.uk (eg abc1@gcu.ac.uk)
    Please note that this user name is NOT an email address
  5. Enter Password: your domain password
  6. Leave the Anonymous identity blank
  7. Tap the Connect button
  8. Wait a little while (up to about a minute) until the message "Connected to eduroam" appears
  9. A connection to eduroam will automatically be made in future if Wi-Fi is switched on and you are within range.


Blackberry devices
  1. Press the Menu button then select Manage Connections > Setup Wifi Networks > Next > Scan for Networks
  2. Turn Wifi on it it's not already on & select eduroam from the list
  3. Enter your username in the following format:
    1. username@gcu.ac.uk (eg abc1@gcu.ac.uk)
      Please note that this user name is NOT an email address
    2. Enter your domain password
  4. Click CA certificate and select [Comodo AddTrust External CA Root], or [AddTrust External CA Root] in V6
  5. Click Inner link security and select EAP-MS-CHAP v2
  6. Enter in the Server subject field: isorps2.gcal.ac.uk
  7. Click Connect > Next > Finish
  8. You are now connected!