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Chromebook - WiFi Set-up and Connect

This tutorial will provide you with the steps on how to successfully set up your Chromebook on UWMWiFi.

How to Set up a Chromebook to connect to the "UWMWiFi" Option

NOTE 1: To complete the set‐up process and connect, you must be in a building with UWM WiFi. Visit the Student Union, Golda Meir Library and other select UWM buildings. To view the building list, visit and click on “WiFi Availability” link.

Step 1: Click on the wireless icon in the lower right hand of the computer.

Step 1

Step 2: From the corresponding menu that appears after clicking the wireless ircon, click the "Wireless Network" option.


Step 3: Select "UWMWiFi"

Step 3

Step 4: Make the following changes to the corresponding dialogue box (see graphic below text):

(A) Select “PEAP” for EAP method
(B) Select “MSCHAPv2” for Phase 2 authentication.
(C) Select “Do not check” for Server CA certificate.
(D) Make sure “None installed” is selected for User certificate.
(E) Enter your ePanther I.D. in the “Identity” field.
(F) Enter your password in the “Password” field.
(G) Leave “Anonymous Identity” blank. Make sure “Save identity and password” is checked.

DO NOT check “Share this network with other users.”

Step 4

Step 5: After you have entered all the information in Step 4, Click "Connect".

Step 5

Your device should now be connected to the UWMWiFi option.

For issues regarding Wi-Fi Connectivity, please refer to the following articles:

Keywords:Wifi, wi-fi, wifi setup, how to set up a chromebook on wifi, how to connect chromebook, chromebook wifi   Doc ID:74872
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2017-07-27 11:19 CDTUpdated:2020-02-14 09:04 CDT
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