Windows 10 users can follow this step-by-step guidance to connect to eduroam using the Wifi setup utility
eduroam is a secure wireless network, and is the recommended wireless data service for all University users to use.eduroam will also provide staff and students network access when visiting an institution other than their own.
This guidance applies to University of Leeds users who wish to connect to eduroam using Windows 10 (operating system) devices. This simple process requires only three steps to complete, and should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.
Left click the Wireless Network icon at the bottom right of the task bar to display available Wireless Networks.
On the listed WiFi networks select "WiFi setup - University of Leeds" and click "Connect".
Once connected to WiFi setup open a web browser.
Your web browser should redirect to the following webpage automatically: https://cloud.securew2.com/public/26856/Groups/eduroam_group/.
Important: Some security features can block the redirection to the website and you may need to manually type the above web address into your browser.
Click the top eduroam option if you have an @leeds.ac.uk address. If you have an @admin.leeds.ac.uk, click the eduroam (Central Admin users only) option.
After clicking the eduroam option the appropriate Join Now option for your Operating System will be displayed. Click the "JoinNow" button.
Clicking JoinNow initiates a download of the WiFi setup utility "WiFi_University_of_Leeds_Wrapper.exe" Choose Save or Run when your browser prompts you.
The security features of the web browser you are using may prompt you for additional actions in order to download the file. The below example is for Google Chrome.
The User Account Control Window should then prompt if you want to allow the app to make changes to your device. Select "Yes".
Important: This may appear minimised on the Taskbar as a shield icon.
This Icon should now appear on the bottom left hand corner of your screen , click on it, and the following screen should appear:
The WiFi setup utility will present you with a logon screen, logon with your University of Leeds username and password, using the 'email@example.com' format for your username. Click "Next".
The WiFi setup utility will then try to configure your device for eduroam and sign you into the network, you should see the blue progress move along. If there are any problems or errors this can be due to several issues, but most commonly one of the following:
The WiFi setup utility progress bar will reach the end and the "Done" button will appear when it has successfully configured your device for eduroam and logged you on. Click "Done" to close the WiFi setup utility.
To check that you are connected to eduroam, open up the list of available networks by left clicking the Wireless Network Icon . You should see eduroam is connected and that you also have the option to Disconnect.
Important: if you experience problems connecting to eduroam, in the first instance, please remember to check you are loggin on with your University of Leeds username and password, using the 'firstname.lastname@example.org' format for your username.