Setting up WLAN under Android

Requirements: You have installed at least Android 4.4. (You can check this via the settings menu: Menu > Settings > About Phone / Telephone Info > Android Version.)

Note: To download the certificate, you can use our guest WiFi GuestOnCampus.

  • Installing the New Certificate

    1. Download of the Certificate

    Download the required certificate via this link WiFi-certificate or the shown QR code. If the installation of the certificate does not start automatically, go to "Downloads" in the file manager of your smartphone and tap the file "rootca.cer (rootca.crt)".

    1. Download of the Certificate
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    2. Open the Settings

    If the installation of the certificate starts immediately, please go to step 6 of this manual. If you get the message "Installation not possible because the certificate file could not be read", please go to the settings of your smartphone.

    2. Open the Settings
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    3. Security

    Select the item "Security" in the settings.

    3. Security
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    4. Install from Storage

    Then select "Install from storage".

    4. Install from Storage
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    5. Select certificate

    Tap the downloaded certificate.

    5. Select certificate
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    6. Naming the Certificate

    Give the certificate a name of your choice and select "WiFi" for the "Credential use". (If you have not set a screen lock PIN, you will be asked to do so in the next step. If the installation of the certificate does not proceed automatically, please repeat the previous steps.) Then confirm your entries with "OK".

    6. Naming the Certificate
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  • WiFi Setup

    3. Opening the WLAN settings

    Go to the WiFi settings of your smartphone. (For some devices, you find your WiFi settings under: Settings > Wireless > Wi-Fi.) Tap on the WiFi "wwu" until a context menu appears. Select either "Modify Network" or "Connect to network" (if you have never connected to this WiFi before). 

    3. Opening the WLAN settings
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    4. Settings

    Make the following settings in the window that appears:

    EAP method: PEAP
    Phase 2 authentification: MSCHAPV2
    CA certificate: the installed certificate (you chose the name by yourself)
    Domain*: radius06.uni-muenster.de
    Identity: YourWWU-ID@uni-muenster.de
    Anonymous Identity: wlan@uni-muenster.de
    Password: Your network access password

    * Not available on all android versions, can be omitted if not available.

    4. Settings
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    5. WiFi Connection

    After clicking "Connect", your smartphone should connect to the WiFi network.

    5. WiFi Connection
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