How Do I ... Connect to UWO (Secure) Wireless with a 3G iPhone



This document outlines the configuration required for the 3G iPhone to connect to either of Western's two secure wireless networks (eduroam & UWO Secure).


Log in to your Western Identity Manager at and synchronize your password. Please wait for 15 minutes for the synchronization to be processed before proceeding to complete the iPhone configurations.

The steps necessary for setting up your 3G iPhone on uwosecure-v2 follow:

Fig 1. Tap Settings 

iPhone Settings

Fig 2. Tap Wi-Fi

iPhone Wi-Fi

Wireless signals in range are displayed. In most areas on campus with wireless coverage, you will find uwo , eduroam and uwosecure-v2

Fig 3. Tap Other...

iPhone Wireless Signals

Fig 4. Tap WPA2 Enterprise

Tap Other Network to return to the previous screen


Fig 5. Enter Name as uwosecure-v2

Enter Username and Password as your Western Identity user id and password in the appropriate fields

Enter credentials

Fig 6. Tap Join

Join Wireless

Fig 7. Tap Accept for the security certificate that is displayed

It will take a few seconds for the acceptance to process

Security Certificate

Fig 8 . There should now be a checkmark next to uwosecure-v2 network profile.

This indicates that wireless should now be active.

Wireless Succeeded

Congratulations , you are finished!


Power off the phone and power back on.

Open the Safari web browser

The uwosecure-v2 wireless connection should be in use and you will be directed to your homepage.

Verify by tapping Settings and ensure Wi-Fi is set to uwosecure-v2

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