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Configuring iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch 4-6.x to Use Encrypted (WPA2-E) Wireless Services at UCSD

Follow these steps to set up your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch 4-6.x to use WPA2-E encrypted wireless at UCSD.

Before you begin, you must have:

  • An Active Directory (AD) username and password. Your username is usually the first part of your UCSD e-mail address (before the @ symbol). If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it.
  • An iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with at least version 4.x firmware installed.

1. Configure your Wi-Fi.

  • Select Settings.
  • Select Wi-Fi.

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2. Select the UCSD encrypted wireless service.

  • Set your Wi-Fi to ON if you haven't already done so.

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3. Authenticate.

  • In the Username field, enter your Active Directory username.
  • In the Password field, enter your Active Directory password.

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4. Accept the UCSD certificate.

  • When prompted, select Accept to accept the UCSD certificate.  You will receive a certificate of either or
  • You should now be connected to the UCSD encrypted (WPA2-E) wireless service.
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For more information, contact the ITS Service Desk, (858) 246-4357 or ext. 6-HELP.