The official WiFi documentation explains in detail how to use the wireless networks provided by the Informatikdienste.
Visitors are granted temporary access to the ETH wireless
- Connect your device to the
- On the pop-up, click the
Guest Access Wi-Filink
- You will be redirected to the self-registration portal
- Provide your name and mobile number
- Enter the verification code that was sent to your phone
- Follow the instructions to connect to the wireless network.
- The guest account will provide access until midnight of the same day.
If you are connecting for the first time or you need to re-connect your mobile device use an unloaded access point. This means better not do this in crowded places like the cafeteria, canteen or exteriors. There have been reports of problems when connecting from such places.
Connect your mobile device to the eduroam and/or eduroam-5 networks, which offers access for members of universities from many countries around the world.
For most devices automatic mode should work and you can leave everything on default settings. However on some mobile devices you may have to specify some of the following settings to connect to the wireless network:
|Wi-Fi security||WPA & WPA2 Enterprise|
|Authentication||Protected EAP (PEAP)|
|Anonymous identity||leave empty|
|CA certificate||leave empty / (none)|
|CA validation||Check no CA required / Don't validate|
|Phase 2 (inner) authentication||MSCHAPv2|
|Username (for employees)||ETHusername@staff-net.ethz.ch|
|Username (for students)||ETHusername@student-net.ethz.ch|
|Password||Network password (WIFI/VPN)|
ETHusername is your username from the ETH Account (nethz Account).
In case you have special devices that require wireless access, please contact us to connect them to the IoT network.
Test Wifi/VPN password
Should you be unsure about your Wireless/VPN password, you can try to log in on https://sslvpn.ethz.ch/ with username
ETHusername@staff-net.ethz.ch. In case you're not able to log in, you may try to set a new Wifi/VPN password on password.ethz.ch.