Connecting an Android device to uabwifi-nac

The UAB wifi network supports Android devices running OS versions 2.1 or higher. Before attempting to connect to the UAB network, please ensure the device is up to date by performing any software updates. You should then follow the steps below to connect your Android wireless device to uabwifi-nac.

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

1. On the home screen, access your Apps and click Settings.

2. Press Wi-Fi.

3. Make sure Wireless Networking is turned on.

4. From the list of wireless networks, press uabwifi-nac.

5. You are presented with a number of options. Select the following:
  • For EAP method, select PEAP.
  • For Phase 2 authentication, select MSCHAPV2.
  • For CA certificate, select (unspecified).
  • For User certificate, select (unspecified).
  • For Identity, enter your Blazer ID.
  • For Anonymous Identity, leave this box empty.
  • For Password, enter your password.

6. Press Connect.

If you are unable to see the Connect button, press the keyboard icon located in the lower-right corner of your screen. This will hide the keyboard so you can see the Connect button.


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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.

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