Configure Android to use UCSD-Protected Wireless Service
Follow these steps to set up your Android device running Android 6.0.x and above for use on the WPA2-E encrypted campus wireless at UC San Diego, UCSD-PROTECTED.
Before you begin, you must have:
- An Active Directory (AD) username and password. Your username is usually the first part of your UCSD e-mail address (before the @ symbol). If you have forgotten your password, reset it at password.ucsd.edu.
- An Android device with Android 6.0.x or above installed. Earlier versions are no longer being updated by Google and are considered a security risk.
Steps to Take
1. Configure Wi-Fi
- On your Android, go to Settings.
- Select Wi-Fi.
- Under Wi-Fi, select UCSD-PROTECTED
- If UCSD-PROTECTED isn't on the list, you may need to move to another area with better connectivity.
2. Configure UCSD-PROTECTED options
- EAP Method: Select PEAP.
- Phase 2 Authentication: Select MSCHAPV2.
- For CA certificate, there are two options depending on your Android version:
- Select N/A, (unspecified), or Do not validate.
- Select Use system certificates.
- Domain: ucsd.edu.
- Identity field: Enter your Active Directory username.
- Anonymous Identity field: Leave blank.
- Wireless Password field: Enter your Active Directory password.
- MAC Address Type (Android 10 and above): Phone Mac.
- Click Connect.
3. Verify connection
- Under Wi-Fi, you should see Connected to UCSD-PROTECTED.
- You will now be able to navigate the web on the UCSD-Protected network.