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Eduroam Installation and Configuration Guide (Android)

This guide will help you step-by-step configure secure eduroam Wi-Fi based on the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT).

eduroam CAT (https://cat.eduroam.org/) helps users get secure internet access. It enables you to create installers for a number of widespread operating systems (hereinafter referred to as OSs) (both PCs and smartphones) with their own secure configuration, ensuring user safe access through specific certificates.

Why is it worth using eduroam CAT?

    eduroam CAT protects users from eduroam fake Wi-Fi that steals their username and password.

Before installing:

  • Have an internet connection to download your organization's eduroam profile.
  • Make sure the device's Wi-Fi settings do not have eduroam configurations pre-installed. If there are, delete them and proceed to the next steps:

  1. Install the eduroam CAT app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Go to https://cat.eduroam.org/
  3. Click the "Click here to download your eduroam® installer" button. After clicking, a list of eduroam member organizations located in your area will appear (Figure 1). Select the "International Scientific Educational Center NAS RA (ISEC)" profile.

    Figure 1

  4. Select the" user group" from the three possible options (Figure 2).

    Figure 2

  5. The browser will probably see your OS and provide the appropriate installer (Figure 3). Click the "Continue" button to download.

    Figure 3

    If the browser cannot provide the appropriate installer or you want to download the installer for another OS, click the "Choose another installer to download" button and select it.

  6. If the browser installs the offer profile through the eduroam CAT application, then ignore it and simply download the file and open the eduroam CAT application.

  7. Enter the "PROFILES" section and click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner.

  8. Click on the 'Select Config File' button and select the uploaded eduroam profile file (Figure 4).

    Figure 4

  9. After selecting the file, go to the "INSTALL" section and fill in the "Username", "Password" fields (see Figure 5) and click the "Install" button.

    Figure 5

  10. When setup is complete, go to Device Settings> Connections> Wi-Fi and select eduroam SSID by joining eduroam Wi-Fi.

  11. Enjoy eduroam around the world.