Eduroam – Connect Windows Mobile 5 or 6
These eduroam instructions should work on Windows Mobile 6 devices and newer Windows Mobile 5 devices. To find out which version of Windows Mobile 5 your handheld is using, select Start, Settings, System, About, and look at the Build code. If the code begins with 15096 or higher then follow these instructions. If the code begins with a lower number then you may not be able to use the wireless service.
- Ensure the wireless network function on your device is switched on (Airplane or flight mode must be switched off). This varies for each different device – If you are unsure, read your instruction manual.
- Click on the Start menu
- Click Settings
- Select the Connections tab
- Click on Network Cards
- A list of the available wireless networks should appear, tap and hold eduroam and then click Connect from the menu that appears.
- In the Connects to drop down menu, select The Internet
- Now change to the Network key tab
- In the Authentication menu, select WPA2
- In the Data Encryption menu, select AES
- Now change to the 802.1x tab
- In the EAP type menu, select PEAP
- Click the OK button
- If you get a “…requires personal certificate” warning, just click OK
- Wait for the Network Log On information window to appear. Then enter your Bristol username with @bristol.ac.uk appended. For example, if your Bristol username is auser, then enter firstname.lastname@example.org in to the username box
- Enter your normal Bristol password in to the password box
- The Domain box must be left blank
- Click OK
- Your device should now connect to the network. If you get an error message, repeat the above instructions.
If it doesn’t work reliably
You could try opening this set up profile on your device, then login to eduroam with your username @bristol.ac.uk as above – If the profile link doesn’t load it may be that your device provider has disabled loading such profiles for security reasons.
Some users have reported that they experience much improved reliability by using SecureW2′s “Enterprise Mobile Client”. At the time of writing this can be trialled free for 30 days and costs less than £10 to buy.