Wireless network


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Read these instructions to configure your laptop of mobile device for the Fontys wireless network. Please contact the Servicedesk ICT if you have any problems. Specific instructions for Android users - see below


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Manual: connect to eduroam (WiFi)

eduroam (education roaming) is a service which enables students, researchers and staff to securely access the wireless internet at the Fontys campus and whilst visiting other participating institutions, using the username and login provided by Fontys.

Advice: Install the setting of eduroam on your private laptop, smartphone and tablet, at home according to the instructions. All will be set and ready to go when you arrive at the Fontys campus.

As a Fontys employee you do not need to use this instruction on your laptop.

In this manual you see a quick start and detailed instructions for your personal device: Android – Iphone – Laptop.

Step 1

Use your data connection or connect your device with an available WIFI network. At Fontys you can use: Fontys_WIFI_start

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Step 2

Scan the QR-code or use a browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer) to access the website: http://wifi.fontys.nl

Step 3

Read the instructions and follow them step by step

Step 4

When requested: fill in your Fontys credentials @student.fontys.nl or @fontys.nl

Step 5

The correct settings will be downloaded. You will still be asked to typ your Fontys password (associated with your PCN)

Step 6

After this steps all will be set and you are connected with eduroam.

WiFi on your Android phone

1. Go to the PlayStore and search: eduroam CAT

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2. Download and open the app

3. Choose Fontys Hogescholen in Configs

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4. typ your Fontys credentials when asked: PCN@student.fontys.nl orPCN@fontys.nl and password.

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5. Username and password correct? Click Install

In the pop-up: Install Profile choose Yes

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6. The correct settings will be downloaded.

After these steps all will be set and you are connected with eduroam.

It is possible the settings will not download correctly and an eduroam connection isn't possible. Most likely there is a not-active profile running on your phone. Follow the next steps to solve the problem:

Go to Settings -> WIFI -> choose Network -> eduroam -> Choose: Forget network. After removing the old profile start over with step 3.

WiFi on your Iphone

1. Scan the QR-code or open: http://wifi.fontys.nl in Safari

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2. If Fontys Hogescholen isn't in the list, select it in the dorpdown menu: Select your institution

3. Click the blue button as shown: Do you have an account at this institution.

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4. The correct settings will be downloaded

5. Typ your Fontys credentials when asked: PCN@student.fontys.nl orPCN@fontys.nl and password.

After these steps all will be set and you are connected with eduroam

WiFi on your laptop

1. In your browser go to: http://wifi.fontys.nl (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer)

2. Click the blue banner to Download your eduroam installer

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The correct installer for your laptop will be shown. When incorrect: click the informationbutton and choose the correct operatingsystem. Follow the instructions.

3. The following pop-up will appear:

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4. Click Run

5. The following pop-up will appear:

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6. Click Next

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7. Click OK

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8. Typ your Fontys credentials when asked:

PCN@student.fontys.nl orPCN@fontys.nl and password

Click Install

9. The correct settings will be downloaded

After this steps all will be set and you are connected with eduroam.

Beware: If you enter an incorrect password, you will not get a warning. The solution is to restart at step 1 and start over, this time with the correct password.

Contact & Code of Conduct ICT

For questions, please contact the IT Servicedesk

When you use the Fontys wireless network, you automatically agree with the Code of Conduct:

- Code of Conduct ICT for students

- Code of Conduct ICT for employees