Eduroam – Connect macOS

These instructions explain how to connect macOS 10.11, 10.12 and 10.13 (El Capitan, Sierra and High Sierra) to the eduroam wireless network.
If you are using an older version of macOS (e.g. Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks or Yosemite), you need to upgrade your operating system to one that is supported by Apple

Step 1

  1. Connect to the Bristol-WiFi-Setup network, your Mac may pop up a window like the one shown above
  2. Close the window by clicking on the “cancel” button in the bottom right hand corner
  3. Open another web browser (eg Safari, Chrome or Firefox)
  4. Go to

Step 2
Once you’ve opened your web browser, you can continue to set up your eduroam connection as follows:

  1. Click here to load the wireless settings profile
    In Safari it should open directly. In other browsers you might have to save it, then double click on the saved file to open it.
  2. Click Continue when asked: Install eduroam wireless service?
  3. Click Continue when asked if you really want to install the profile.
  4. When asked to enter personalised settings for the Wi-Fi network “eduroam”, enter your Bristol username (eg ab12345) and password in the appropriate boxes.
  5. Enter the password for your Mac computer when prompted Configuration tool would like to make changes.
  6. The eduroam wireless profile should now be listed in the Profiles window, which you can close.
  7. Now choose eduroam from the list of available Wi-Fi signals (in the Wi-Fi menu, top right of the screen).
IPv6 ready! at 16:53, 09 Jan 18