Guidance

Connect to GovWifi using an Android device

Follow these instructions to connect your Android device to GovWifi.

Instructions

Once you have a GovWifi username and password, follow the steps below. Depending on your device, you may need to scroll down to see all the fields.

Step 1 - Open your wifi settings. A list of wifi networks appears.

Step 2 - Select GovWifi. A settings menu appears.

Step 3 - For EAP method, select PEAP.

Step 4 - For Phase 2 authentication, select MSCHAPV2.

Step 5 - For CA Certificate, ensure (unspecified) or Do not check is selected.

Step 6 - If your device asks for your Domain, enter wifi.service.gov.uk

Step 7 - For Identity, enter the GovWifi username you received by email or text.

Step 8 - Leave Anonymous identity blank.

Step 9 - Scroll down. For Password, enter the GovWifi password you received by email or text.

Your password is case sensitive. It’s 3 words without spaces. The first letter of each word is capitalised.

Step 10 - Select Connect.

You should now be connected to GovWifi.

Support

Scroll down on your Android screen to see all the fields you need to fill in.

Published 22 December 2016