Configure Wireless for Android


Target audience: Entire McGill community.

This article provides instructions for configuring wireless network access on Android devices.

Note: Screenshots may appear differently from the display on your device.

Follow the instructions below to connect to one of McGill's wireless networks from your Android device:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Under Wireless and Networks, tap Wi-Fi


  3. Select one of the following wifi networks:
    • (wifi on McGill campus and in residences)
    • eduroam (reserved for members of the eduroam service - non-McGill users visiting McGill and McGill users visiting other institutions)
    • (on McGill's Inter-campus Shuttle Bus)
    • CUSM-MUHC.MCGILL.CA at MUHC (McGill University Health Centre). If you do not see this option and wish to request the installation of a new MUHC wireless access point, please contact MUHC Information Services at 514-934-8484.

      Select WiFi network

  4. When the pop-up appears, tap Connect to network.

  5. Enter the following information where prompted:

    EAP method: PEAP
    Phase-2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    CA certificate: Depending on your Android phone version, select Use system certificates if available. If not, select Don't validate.
    Identity: Enter your McGill Username
    Anonymous identity: leave empty
    Password: Enter your McGill Password

    Note: More recent versions of Android/phones may have additional features. 

    Authentication settings

  6. Tap Connect. The connection settings will now be saved to the phone.

Your phone will automatically connect to this network whenever your Wi-Fi is enabled, and the network is in range.



Wireless network connectivity - service description