How do I connect to the bsusecure wireless network on an Android phone or tablet?

Watch this short video demonstration (click here)


Step by step instructions

1. Go to Settings on the Android phone:

Please note:  Android devices are often
different and each device may vary in
menus and steps necessary to get

2. Locate and open the Wi-Fi settings:

3. Ensure that Wi-Fi is turned ON and then click on the bsusecure Wi-Fi network:

4. In the configuration for bsusecure set:

EAP method: PEAP

Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2

CA certificate: (leave this blank)

User certificate: (leave this blank)

5. In the configuration for bsusecure set:

Identity: (BSU username)

Anonymous identity: (leave this blank)

Password: (BSU password)

Advanced options are not required

Click Connect:

6. If the configuration was correct, the status of bsusecure should change to Connected after 10-30 seconds.

Troubleshooting steps to try if connecting to bsusecure fails:

1. Ensure that the configuration matches the above steps by modifying it.
    To Modify the configuration for bsusecure, click and hold (long click)
    on it's name in the list of Wi-Fi networks (step 3 above).

2. Connect to bsuguest.  Once connected successfully to bsuguest, try again to connect to bsusecure.

3. Toggle Wi-Fi off and then back on.

4. Restart the phone.

5. Check if your phone has pending software updates and install them.

6. Forget all BSU Wi-Fi networks including bsusecure, bsuguest, eduroam,
    and bsu.  To forget a network, click and hold (long click) on it's name
    in the list of Wi-Fi networks (step 3 above). Retry the above steps.

7. Bring the phone in to the Tech Center.

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  • Topic #: 8197-1963
  • Date Created: 8/26/2011
  • Last Modified Since: 6/12/2014
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