Configuring eduroam Manually with Kindle Fire

Operating System: Macintosh OS X 10.7+

Applies To: UB students, faculty, staff, researchers 

Last Updated: May 26, 2016

Connect your Kindle Fire to UB's Wi-Fi when you are on campus.


You must be on campus and in range of a Wi-Fi signal to connect your Kindle Fire to UB's Wi-Fi.

Configuring Your Kindle Fire

  1. Pull down the menu bar by tapping the settings gear icon.
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi icon.
  3. If Wireless Networking or Wi-Fi are OFF, tap ON.
  4. Select eduroam from the list of Wi-Fi connections.
  5. Select PEAP as the EAP method
  6. Select MSCHAPV2 as Phase 2 authentication.
  7. Leave both CA certificate and User certificate blank.
  8. Enter your UBITName immediately followed by in the Identity field.
  9. Leave Anonymous Identity blank.
  10. Enter your UBITName Password in the Password field.
  11. Tap Connect to establish a connection. If you do not see a Connect button, tap the keyboard button and then tap  Connect.
  12. You should see Connected next to the eduroam Wi-Fi connection.

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.

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.