Configuring eduroam Manually with BlackBerry

Operating System: Blackberry

Applies To: UB students, faculty, staff, researchers 

Last Updated: May 26, 2016

If you have a Data Plan with AT&T, check with your service provider about changing and restoring your TCP settings or accessing your Data Plan after reconfiguring for eduroam.

  1. Disable TCP:
    • From the home screen, go to Options > Advanced Options > TCP.
    • Leave blank all TCP settings (APN, Username, and Password).
    • Save settings and exit to the home screen.
  2. Select a default browser:
    • Go to Options > Advanced Options > Browser.
    • Make sure you select Wi-Fi Browser as your default browser.
    • Save settings and exit.
  3. From the home screen go to Manage Connections > Set Up Wi-Fi Network > Scan for Networks.
  4. Add eduroam. Edit the Wi-Fi by completing the following:
    • Enter eduroam (this is case sensitive) for Name.
    • Select eduroam for SSID.
    • Select 802.11b/g for Band type.
    • Select PEAP for Security type.
    • Enter your UBITName immediately followed by and your UBITName password for Username/password.
    • Set CA Certificate: to Secure Server Certificate.
    • Select Inner Link security: AUTO.
    • Select Token: None.
    • Leave blank Server subject and san.
    • Check Automatically obtain IP addr & DNS.
    • Select Allow inter-access point handover: (recommended).
    • Select Prompt before connection: (recommended).
  5. Turn ON Wi-Fi connection.
  6. Scroll to Login to Wi-Fi Hot Spot.

Use eduroam at UB and When You Travel

Once you set up eduroam Wi-Fi, you're automatically able to use it at hundreds of universities and colleges around the world, in addition to UB.  No extra steps required.

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