Connecting to WiFi with Windows 8 / Windows 10

To connect Windows 8 / Windows 10 to UoL Libraries use the instructions below.

 

Quick Connect:

  1. Hover over the right side of the screen and select ‘Settings’
  2. Go to ‘Networks’ and tap/click on UoL Libraries
  3. When asked enter your username enter your membership number and your  password is your surname in lowercase.

 

Connect Manually

  1. From the new Metro Start screen press Desktop.
  2. Right-click on the wireless icon in the bottom right of the desktop and select “Open Network and Sharing Centre”.
  3. Select “Setup a new connection or network”.
  4. Select “Manually connect to a wireless network” and click ‘Next’.
  5. Enter the following details:Network name: UoL Libraries
  6. Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  7. Encryption type: AES
  8. Click ‘Next’.
  9. Click ‘Change connection settings’.
  10. Select the ‘Security tab’.
  11. Click ‘Settings’.
  12. Untick the box labelled ‘Connect to these servers’.
  13. Click ‘Advanced Settings’.
  14. Tick the box labelled ‘Specify authentication mode’ and select ‘User authentication’ from the drop down menu.
  15. Click ‘OK’, ‘OK’ again and ‘Close’

 

You are now ready to connect.

  1. Click on the wireless signal icon in the bottom right of the desktop.
  2. Select ‘UoL Libraries’ and press ‘Connect’.
  3. When asked enter your username enter your membership number and your  password is your surname in lowercase.
  4. Click ‘OK’.

You should now be connected to the UoL Libraries wireless network.