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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 icon, 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 10:19 CSTUpdated:2022-10-21 07:18 CST
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