WIFI "eduroam" - Set up your Internet access on campus!

Special access data!

You must use this form of access data:

In order to set up "eduroam" as Wifi on your device, you need your network access data (Netzzugangsdaten). You received these at the beginning of your studies together with your enrollment documents.

Windows

Windows

To set up Wifi eduroam on your Windows device, you must download and run an installation program. You can then set up the EUF-specific Wifi profile and enter your access data.

Please follow one of the two options listed below:

Option 1: With the help of the video tutorial (English subtitles)

Option 2: With quick installation for advanced users

  1. Grab your notebook.

  2. Delete the eduroam profile in your wifi settings.

  3. Since you need an active Internet connection for the following steps, you can temporarily dial into the replacement WLAN for students on campus. If you are at home, you can just as easily use your normal home Wifi.

  4. Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) on your computer: https://unifl.de/eduroam

  5. Download the installer for your version of Windows.

  6. Start the installation program and follow all instructions exactly.

macOS

Installation on Apple macOS for MacBooks

To set up Wifi eduroam on your MacBook, please follow one of the two options below:

Option 1: With the help of the video tutorial (English subtitles)

Option 2: With quick installation guide for advanced users

  1. Grab your MacBook.

  2. Delete the eduroam profile in your wireless settings.

  3. Since you will need an active Internet connection for the following steps, you can temporarily dial into the replacement student Wifi on campus. If you are at home, you may as well use your normal home Wifi.

  4. Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) on your computer: https://unifl.de/eduroam

  5. Start the installation program for your MacOS version and follow all instructions exactly.


Android

Android for Smartphones and Tablets

To set up Wifi eduroam on your Android device, you must install the "eduroam CAT" app from the Google Playstore. You can then set up the EUF-specific Wifi profile and enter your access data.

1st option: With the help of the video tutorial (English subtitles)

2nd option: With detailed step-by-step instructions (German only)

This step-by-step guide will guide you through the installation process using screenshots:

WLAN eduroam for Android

German only

Datum:
12/19/2017
Datei:
629 KB (PDF)
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3rd option: With quick installation for advanced users

  1. Take your Smartphone/Tablet at hand and perform the following steps there.

  2. Remove the eduroam network from your wireless settings.

  3. Install the eduroam CAT app from your Play Store. This will serve as the basis for the next steps.

  4. Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) on your computer: https://unifl.de/eduroam

  5. Download the configuration file for your Android version and open it.

  6. Follow all instructions exactly during the installation.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How can I download the required CAT tool if I no longer have an Internet connection?

Good question with an easy answer:

If you do not have an active Internet connection to access the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT), you can temporarily dial into the replacement student wifi on campus. At home, you can also use your normal home WLAN as well.

Of course, both options are only necessary if your device does not have a SIM card with an Internet connection anyway.

iPhone/iPad (iOS)

Apple iOS for iPad and iPhone

To set up Wifi eduroam on your iPhone or iPad, follow one of the three options listed below:

1st option: With the help of the video tutorial (English subtitles)

Option 2: With detailed step-by-step instructions (German only)

This step-by-step guide will guide you through the installation process using screenshots:

Setting up Wifi eduroam...

German only

Datum:
06/19/2019
Datei:
783 KB (PDF)
Download ReadSpeaker docReader

Option 3: With quick installation for advanced users

  1. Take your iPhone/iPad and follow the steps below.

  2. Delete the eduroam network in your wireless settings.
    ("Ignore this network")

  3. Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) on your mobile device: https://unifl.de/eduroam 

  4. Install the new profile "eduroam" in the settings of your device.

  5. Select "eduroam" in the Wifi networks of your device.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How can I download the required CAT tool if I no longer have an Internet connection?

Good question with an easy answer:

If you do not have an active Internet connection to access the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT), you can temporarily dial into the replacement student wifi on campus. At home, you can also use your normal home WLAN as well.

Of course, both options are only necessary if your device does not have a SIM card with an Internet connection anyway.

Linux

Linux

  • Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT):
    https://unifl.de/eduroam


  • Download the installation program to your device.

  • The installer is a Python script, to run it Python must be installed. It will try to install eduroam® in the NetworkManager. If the system is not managed by NetworkManager or the version is too old, a wpa_supplicant configuration file will be created instead.

    The installation program creates a .cat_installer subdirectory in your personal folder and copies the server certificates there.

    You will be asked for your username and password during installation. This information is saved so that you can be connected to the eduroam network immediately and fully automatically in the future.

Chrome OS

Chrome OS

  1. Open the official eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) in Chrome Browser:
    https://unifl.de/eduroam

  2. Download the installation file to your device.

  3. Open the following URL in the Chrome Browser: chrome://net-internals/#chromeos.

    Then use the 'Import ONC file' button. The import will take place without any feedback and the new network will appear in your device configuration after completion.