Connecting an iPhone or iPod Touch to uabwifi-nac

The UAB wifi network supports iPhone and iPod touch devices running iPhone or iPod Touch OS version 2.2 or higher. Before attempting to connect to the UAB network, please ensure the device is up to date by connecting it to iTunes and performing a software update. You should then follow the steps below to connect your Apple wireless device to uabwifi-nac.

Note: You must be on campus and within range of the UAB wireless network to perform these steps.

1. Open the "Settings" application.

2. Select "Wi-Fi."

3. Select "uabwifi-nac" (Note: do not select 'uabwifi').

4. When prompted for username and password, enter your BlazerID & Password.

5. When prompted for an unverified certificate, click "Accept."

6. Press the Home button.

7. Open the "Safari" application.

8. If your device does not automatically load the UAB network registration page, attempt to open www.uab.edu in Safari.

9. You will be prompted for your BlazerID, Password, and a phone number.

10. After submitting the information the device will be registered on the uabwifi-nac network and will automatically connect any time it is in range.

We can retrieve your mailbox data if you make a request from the AskIT Help Desk within 21 days of the deletion.  You can keep your e-mail address as long as you have it forwarded to an outside e-mail service like Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo. You can recreate your mailbox once you are an active student or employee at the university.  If you have additional questions, please call 996-5555 or go to www.uab.edu/askit, where you can chat with an online agent

  • Exchange accounts for students are retained for 1 year after the student leaves UAB.
  • For faculty and staff, the retention period is 3 months.

 

For more information on how to manage your address following deletion, click here.

Actually, you cannot change your BlazerID once it has been set. However, you can use the Mail Only Alias option in place of your BlazerID.

To set your mail alias, go to the electronic phonebook: http://www.uab.edu/phonebook. Click on the Change Information button.

This will bring you to a login screen. Enter your BlazerID and password.

Once you login, you'll see a screen listing your information. Scroll to the bottom of the screen to the last item on the page: Mail-only aliases. Click the Add/Change link.

In the box that appears below, enter a new alias and hit Change! Aliases can be up to 16 letters or numbers in length, including upper and lower case. Note: Aliases are only used for mail delivery. You will still need to enter your BlazerID to access the systems across campus (i.e. - Oracle, BlazerNET, Banner, Blackboard, etc.).

Once you've entered your new mail alias, you'll need to select the display button out beside your new alias and hit Change! again. Then click the View Entry button at the top of the page to review your changes.

Your mail alias is now setup. Remember to continue to use your BlazerID, not your mail-only alias, to login into systems across campus.