Wifi - connect to Eduroam
Welcome to the University of Reading Wi-Fi page. This page will guide you through the process of connecting to the Eduroam Wi-Fi network in order to access the internet.
Depending on what device you have, select from the list of links in the 'Connect automatically' section to be guided through the connection process.
If you wish to connect manually there are also detailed instructions on how to do so below under 'Connect manually'.
Choose your device's operating system from the list below:
Connect to Wi-Fi (Windows 10) - update 24/01/22
This will download an installer which you will then need to run to complete installation. Please follow the instructions closely, ensuring to enter your username as requested.
Connect to Wi-Fi (MacOS/iOS) - update 24/01/22
This will download a profile which you will be prompted to install. Please follow the instructions closely, ensuring to enter your username as requested.
Connect to Wi-Fi (Linux) - update 24/01/22
This will download a python script which will attempt to configure Eduroam within NetworkManager first, or wpa_supplicant if needed.
For further details, please see the 'Connect Manually' section below.
Connect to the Eduroam Wi-Fi network manually. Visit the manual settings page for details on how to connect on your device.
What devices can't connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi network?
Some devices are unable to connect to the eduroam WiFi network, including:
- Devices that do not support 802.1x Wi-Fi authentication
- Devices that do not support TLS 1.2 for 802.1x Wi-Fi authentication
- Some example devices that cannot connect to Eduroam; Amazon Alexa, Windows 8 devices, macOS El Capitan devices, Android 8 devices
Connecting using a ethernet cable
For information on using a wired connection, please visit the readinglive page.
Help & Support
If you have a question or need assistance please contact the IT Service Desk on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit reading.ac.uk/dts.