IOS Wireless Setup

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Introduction

Official iPhone Web Page

  • UA now uses a special wireless network named "rootown" mainly to address connection issues with tsunami on handheld devices. The rootown network acts like tsunami but uses the WPA Enterprise authentication Apple wants to use.
  • Students / Faculty and Staff should connect to rootown for the manual method listed but can try tsunami with the automated method. If you are a guest of the university, you should connect with uaguest

Connecting The iPhone to the wireless network

Automated Method

Load the following file on your Iphone (or Ipod Touch) and Tsunami will be automatically configured. https://sharepoint.uanet.edu/ZipSupport/public/Public%20Documents/UALeapiPhone.mobileconfig

Manual Method

NOTE: You must have the iPhone 2.0 software to connect to tsunami

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Wi-Fi
  • Make sure Wi-Fi is set to On
  • Under Choose a Network, tap Other
  • In the Name field, type rootown
  • Tap Security
  • Select WPA Enterprise
  • Tap Other network
  • Enter your UAnetID and password in the username and password fields
  • Tap Join

Connecting the iPhone to your email

For Students

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  • Tap Add Account
  • Tap Other
  • Enter your name, email address, and email password
  • Tap Save
  • Tap IMAP
  • Enter the following information:
    • Incoming Mail Server
      • Host Name: imap.uakron.edu
      • User Name: enter your UAnetID
    • Outgoing Mail Server
      • Host Name: smtp.uakron.edu
  • Tap Save
  • It will warn you that it is unable to connect using SSL. When asked to try setting up without SSL, tap Yes (You may need to do this twice)

For Faculty

NOTE: You must have the iPhone 2.0 software to connect to the exchange server

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  • Tap Add Account
  • Tap Microsoft Exchange
  • Enter your email address
  • Enter your username in the following format:
    • UANET\uanetid
    • For example, if your UAnetID is zippy, you would enter UANET\zippy
  • Enter your email password
  • Tap Next
  • If prompted for a Server, enter exchange.uanet.edu
  • Click Next
  • Click Save