PittNet(Wireless): Configuring Acer and Samsung Chromebooks


Technology Services supports general connectivity for wi-fi devices. You should be able to connect successfully to Wireless PittNet or Wireless-PittNet-Fast by configuring your Chromebook device according to the specifications below.

Configuring Chromebooks

Complete the following steps to connect your Acer or Samsung Chromebook to Wireless PittNet or Wireless-PittNet-Fast.

  1. On the top right-hand side of the Chromebook desktop, click the Network Chromebooks Network Iconbutton, and then select the ENABLE Wi-Fi option.
  2. The Wi-Fi Chromebooks Wi-fi Iconbutton will replace the Network button.
  3. Right click the Wi-Fi button.
  4. A list of available wireless networks will appear. Select WIRELESS-PITTNET or WIRELESS-PITTNET-FAST.
    Chromebooks Network List
  5. The Join Wi-Fi network window will appear.
    Chromebooks Join Wi-fi Network
  6. In the Join Wi-Fi network window, select the following settings:

    a. EAP method: PEAP

    b. Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2

    c. Server CA certification: Default

  7. In the Identity box, enter your University Computing Account username.
  8. In the Password box, enter your University Computing Account password.
  9. Deselect the Save identity and password checkbox.
    Chromebooks Identity and Password
  10. Click the Connect button.