Eduroam: detailed settings

Technical info

The settings for Eduroam (preferred network) at UGent are the following:

Detailed settings for:

To connect, you must follow the steps which apply for your device and/or OS.

Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Mac OS X
Chrome OS

Android smartphone
iPad and iPhone


Windows 10

If you have previously used the eduroam network , you will first have to remove the existing eduroam profile.

  1. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar and then click Network & Internet settings.
  2. Click on Wi-Fi and choose Manage knows networks.
  3. Select eduroam and then Delete.

If the usual procedure doesn't work, the eduroam profile can be added manually.

  1. Open Control Panel (Windows key-x or press Start - Tiles and search for Control pane, then 'Network and Sharing Center'.
  2. Click 'Set up a new connection or network'.
  3. 'Manually connect to a wireless network'.
  4. Set SSID -> eduroam
  5. Security type WPA2-Enterprise
  6. Encryption type: AES
  7. Security Key: leave empty
  8. Choose 'Start automatically this connection'
  9. Next
  10. Click on 'Change connection settings'.
  11. Go to tab 'Security'.
  12. Do not activate remember password.
  13. Choose a network authentication method:Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).
  14. Click on 'Settings'.
  15. Activate 'Validate server certificate'
  16. Click on 'Configure' near 'Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)'
  17. Disable 'Automatically use my Windows logon name and password' uit.
  18. Click 'OK' and 'Close'. You can connect with eduroam.

  19. Don't forget to add on your loginname (for example
  20. Fill in the password and confirm with 'OK'.



Als de Network Manager nog niet geïnstalleerd is, dient u dit eerst te doen.



iOS (Phone/iPad)


I can not connect.