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Article SummaryThis article explains how to connect to wireless with BlackBerry devices.
This article is intended for staff and students at all campuses.
Note: ITS does not support this device - clients use this information on their own.
Instructions

BlackBerry wireless connection instructions

Note: These instructions are offered as-is. The ITS Help Desk offers limited support for these connections.
Consult your BlackBerry manual for specific button configuration.

To view the screen to setup the connection:

  1. Press the BlackBerry menu button.
  2. Select the Manage Connections icon.
  3. Press the BlackBerry menu button again and then choose Manually connect to network.
  4. Enter the SSID: ACSecure
  5. The following settings are required to configure the College's wireless network on a BlackBerry Smartphone:
    Security Type: WPA2 Enterprise
    Enterprise Sub-type: PEAP

    Additional fields will now need to be entered:
    Band type: 802.11a/b/g
    Username: <your network username>
    Password: <your network password>
    CA certificate:: <None selected>
    Inner link security:EAP-MS-CHAP v2
    Token: <None selected>
    Server Subject: (leave blank)
    Server SAN: (leave blank)
  1. Choose the Save and connect button.
If the BlackBerry smartphone does not successfully connect to the wireless network, additional options can be configured:
  1. Choose Saved Wi-Fi Networks.
  2. Select the ACSecure network.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and ensure all three check boxes are checked.
  4. Choose the Save and connect button.
    It may take several attempts for the BlackBerry to connect once the settings are entered. Please be patient.

Note: These instructions are offered as-is. The ITS Help Desk offers limited support for these connections.
Consult your BlackBerry manual for specific button configuration.
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