Connect to the eduroam Wireless Network for Android Phones


New students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to download and install SecureW2 prior to their first day on campus. This will automatically add the settings and certificate for your connection.

Or use automatic setup

  1. Under the Wi-Fi settings, tap from Off to On.  This will bring up a list of wireless networks currently available. 
  2. Tap eduroam to go to the configuration screen.
  3. Select the following parameters and tap Connect
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • Identity: Enter your University of Maryland .edu email address (i.e. testuser@umd.edu)
    • Password: Enter your University passphrase used to log in to this account
    • CA certificateumd-secure_WPA_EAPIEEE802 or eduroam.
    • Domain (Server name): wireless.umd.edu
    • Turn on auto-connect.

Or configure manually

  1. On your Android Device, download the certificate attached at the bottom of this article (digihighassuranceevrootca [jdk].cer).
  2. Tap Settings, under Wireless & Networks tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Locate Advanced settings. 
  4. Choose Install Certificates (may also say Install Network Certificates). Select digicerthighassuranceevrootca [jdk].cer. Name the cert eduroam and choose Wifi as the type. Return to wireless settings.
  5. Under the Wi-Fi settings, tap from Off to On.  This will bring up a list of wireless networks currently available. 
  6. Tap eduroam to go to the configuration screen.
  7. On the configuration screen, select the following parameters:
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: eduroam (or whatever you named the cert installed in step 4).
    • User certificate: unspecified
    • Identity: Enter your University of Maryland .edu email address (i.e. testuser@umd.edu)
    • Password: Enter your University passphrase used to log in to this account
    • Anonymous ID: leave blank
    • Domain (Server name): wireless.umd.edu
  8. Tap Connect to connect to eduroam.

For more information, see Guide to the eduroam Wireless Network.