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Configuring Android Devices For Use On the UVM Network

These notes were made while configuring a Samsug Galaxy S Android phone.  Actual menus and tap orders will vary slightly between Android models and carriers, but the major configuration options will be the same for each service.

UVM Wireless

From the unlocked state, Home Screen:

From the Home screen, touch the Menu button and choose Settings (Gear icon).
Select Wireless and network, then select Wi-Fi settings.
Under the Wi-Fi networks section, look for UVM. A padlock should be visible over the signal indicator, and comments should say "Secured with 802.1x EAP" Select this

You will be asked for a password for credential storage if you have not previously set one. Enter one now.

Now provide the following choices on the menu "Connect to UVM":
EAP Method: PEAP
Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
CA certificate: N/A
Client certificate: N/A
Identification: Your NetID
Anonymous identification: Blank
Wireless password: Your NetID password

Note: use the Show password button to double check that you have typed it correctly.


Note: These instructions are for the legacy email system. For the current email & calendar system,
please setup your Android device for use with Exchange.

These notes cover the default mail application for the phone.  We suggest downloading the K-9 mail program via the Android appstore.

From the Home Screen:
Select the Email icon
Enter your real email address ( and your password, then touch the Manual setup button.
For account type, choose: IMAP Account

For Incoming server settings:
Username: already filled in from the previous screen IF you used your real email address instead of your firstname.lastname alias. If you used your alias, change the Username to your NetID.
Password: already filled in from the previous screen.
IMAP server:
Port: 143
Security type: TLS
IMAP path prefix: should be able to leave empty at this point, but if all mailboxes are not visible later, try mail\

Touch the Next button when finished.

If you receive an error about incorrect name or password, check and retype both if necessary.

Outgoing server settings:
SMTP server:
Port: 587
Security type: TLS
Require sign-in: checked on (green check)
Username: copied already from previous settings
Password: copied already from previous settings

Touch Next.

Email check frequency: Choose Never for manual checking, any desired time for automatic.
Email size: Greater for more content downloaded.

Account name: UVM Email
Your name: Your full name

Last modified January 14 2016 11:41 AM

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