Accessing the UofT and eduroam wireless networks via Symbian


Screenshots and configuration instructions for both eduroam and UofT were done on a Nokia N8 (rev00) running Symbian^3.

The following instructions and images pertain to the UofT wireless network. To connect to eduroam, replace UofT where documented/displayed with eduroam and append @utoronto.ca anywhere your UTORid is configured.

  1. From your home screen on your phone, tap the button at the bottom.
  2. Tap Settings.

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  3. Tap Connectivity.

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  4. Tap Settings.

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  5. Tap Destinations.

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  6. Tap Access point: Add new acc. pt.

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  7. Tap Yes.

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  8. Tap Wi-Fi.

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  9. Select UofT.

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  10. Tap Internet.

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  11. Tap Internet.

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  12. From this menu, you can configure prioritization of which service to use first. (This is useful for those who either don't have data plans, or want to use it sparingly.) Tap UofT.

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  13. Duplicate the settings displayed below, tap Wi-Fi security settings.

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  14. Ensure that EAP is selected for the WPA/WPA2 heading. Disable any other options by pressing and holding them. Tap EAP plug-in settings to continue.

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  15. Only EAP-PEAP should be selected; disable any other options enabled. Tap EAP-PEAP to proceed.

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  16. Duplicate the settings below, replacing UTORID with your personal UTORid. Allow PEAPv1 and PEAPv2 which are displayed further below, are both set to Off.

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  17. Note: You may or may not require the AddTrust External CA root certificate. If this certificate is not in the list, you can try leaving this setting to "Not defined." If you are unable to connect, visit the Comodo web site, save the file on your Symbian device with the .cer extension and then click on the file on your phone, to import it.
  18. Tap the right-pointing arrowhead.

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  19. Only EAP-MSCHAPv2 should be selected. Tap EAP-MSCHAPv2.
  20. Replace UTORID with your UTORid. Enter your 8 character UTORid password into the Password field. Tap Back.

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  21. Tap the arrow-head pointing to the right.
  22. The settings below should be the default.

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  23. Tap the Back button 8 times, then the Exit button to complete the configuration.
Tags: eduroam, UTORcwn, wireless
Last update:
2016-06-28 14:16
Author:
Stanley Chu
Revision:
1.2
Average rating: 4.67 (6 Votes)

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