Connect to GovWifi using a Chromebook
Follow these instructions to connect your Chrome OS device to GovWifi.
Once you have a GovWifi username and password, follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Select the wifi icon in the bottom right of the screen. A list of wifi connections will appear.
Step 2 - Select GovWifi. A settings menu appears.
Step 3 - For EAP method, select PEAP.
Step 4 - For Phase-2 authentication, select Automatic.
Step 5 - For Server CA certificate, select Default.
Step 6 - For Identity, enter the GovWifi username you received by email or text.
Step 7 - For Password, enter the GovWifi password you received by email or text.
Your password is case sensitive. It’s 3 short words without spaces. The first letter of each word is capitalised.
Step 8 - Leave Anonymous identity blank.
Step 9 - Select Connect.
You should now be connected to GovWifi.
If you get a message that says ‘Failed to connect to the network GovWifi: Out of range’ it may be because you’re already connected to a different network. You’ll need to disconnect from the other network for GovWifi to work.
To disconnect, select the wireless symbol in the bottom right of your screen. A list of wifi networks will appear. Right click on the network name your device is currently connected to. Select the option to disconnect, and then try connecting to GovWifi again.