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Configure Your Device to Automatically Connect to UB Secure Wi-Fi

Configure your device to connect to UB Secure Wi-Fi automatically whenever you're on campus.

UB Secure is the recommended access choice for connecting to UB's Wi-Fi campus network. Your UBITName and password and all data transmitted from your device to the wireless access point (the campus network) are encrypted.

Requirements

To use UB Secure WiFiSetup, your device must have one of the listed operating systems. If not, configure your device manually.

Windows

  • Vista (All Versions, x86 & x64)
  • 7 (All Versions, x86 & x64)
  • 8 (All Versions, x86 & x64), including 8.1

Macintosh OS X

  • 10.7 (Lion)
  • 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • 10.9 (Mavericks)

iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)

  • iOS 2
  • iOS 3
  • iOS 4
  • iOS 5
  • iOS 6
  • iOS 7

Android

  • 2.1 (Eclair)
  • 2.2 (Froyo)
  • 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 3.0 (Honeycomb)
  • 3.1, 3.2, 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 4.1.x, 4.2, 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • 4.4 (KitKat)

Configuring UB Secure Wi-Fi

1. Determine your location:

  • On Campus: select either UB Wireless or UB Guest from your available Wi-Fi networks and, when your Web browser opens and the splash screen appears, click the UB Secure WiFiSetup button.
  • Off Campus: open a Web browser and go to http://ubwifisetup.buffalo.edu.   

2.  The wizard (XpressConnect) will launch automatically. You will need to give permission to allow the file to run by selecting the box that you accept the terms, then clicking start. If it does not launch, manually download the file using the load XpressConnect manually link.

Click to enlarge screenshot of step 2.

3.  Follow the on-screen directions. When prompted, enter your UBITName and UBITName password.

4.  If necessary, install any required certificates.

5.  When the connection is successful you will see a successfully connected message:

Click to enlarge screenshot of step 5.

6. Whenever you are on campus with your device, it will automatically connect to UB Secure Wi-Fi.

What To Do If UB Secure WiFiSetup Doesn't Work

Try following manual setup instructions if your device didn't connect using the wizard:

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