UCD Wireless

Making a Connection on your laptop

To use the UCD wireless network on your laptop you will need to do the following:   

  • All laptops must have the correct anti-virus and security software installed before connection to the University's Network   
  • Check that your web browser options are not manually configured to use any other internet settings you may use elsewhere.   
  • Select the wireless network to connect to. At the bottom of your screen (windows) or top right (mac) click on the wireless icon and view available networks. Select UCD Wireless.
  • You may also see an option for eduroam

Mobile Devices:

For Apple iOS Devices:

  • On the Home Screen, select Settings / Wi-Fi   
  • If Wi-Fi is not turned on, do so   
  • A list of available wireless networks should appear.   
  • Select UCD Wireless Network. A tick will appear beside it when connected   
  • Press the Home button to return to the Home Screen and launch your browser to test the wireless connection. 
  • It will take your device a few moments to connect.

For Windows Phone 7 Devices   

  • On the Home Screen, swipe from right to left   
  • Select Settings / Wi-Fi   
  • If Wi-Fi is not turned on, do so   
  • A list of available wireless networks should appear   
  • Select UCD Wireless Network to connect to it   
  • Press the correct tick at the bottom to accept the settings   
  • Press the Windows button to return to the Home Screen and launch your browser to test the wireless connection

Android Devices

Note: These settings may vary depending on which Android device you have.   

  • On the Home Screen, press the Menu button and select Settings then Select Wi-Fi   
  • If Wi-Fi is not turned on, do so   
  • A list of available wireless networks should appear   
  • Select UCD Wireless Network   
  • Press the Connect button to connect to the Wireless Network   
  • Press the Home button to return to the Home Screen and launch the Internet application to test the wireless connection.