Connecting to the UofT wireless network with BlackBerry 6 OS

Note: these instructions were tested on a BlackBerry Bold 9700, OS 6.

  1. Choose Set Up Wi-Fi Network.
  2. Select Other ways to connect.
  3. Choose Manually Connect to Network.
  4. Type UofT in the SSID field.Tap Next.

    BlackBerry setup 1
  5. When prompted for Security Type, select WPA/WPA2 Enterprise.
  6. In the following screen:

    BlackBerry setup 2

    • Choose PEAP for the Enterprise Sub-Type if not selected by default.
    • Enter your UTORid and password in the Username and Password fields.
    • Choose AddTrust External CA Root from the CA certificate drop-down list.
    • Choose AUTO for the Inner Security Link if not selected by default.
    • Choose <None Selected> for Token if not selected by default.
    • Server subject and Server SAN can be left empty.
    • Disable Server Certificate Validation - if you have a BlackBerry Torch this option should be checked, otherwise, leave it unchecked
    • on BlackBerry Torch, check the following boxes:
      • Automically obtain IP address and DNS
      • Allow inter-access point handover
    • Click on Save and Connect.

You should now be connected to the Internet. If you are having issues connecting, please see the article about verifying your UTORid.

Tags: Wireless
Last update:
2016-06-23 20:19
Amanda Wagner
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