Android

  1. Open Settings and tap Wireless & Networks.
  2. Tap WiFi to enable it, if it is not already. Then tap WiFi Settings.
  3. Tap Samford Users in the list of wireless networks.
  4. A screen will open identifying the network. Scroll to the bottom.
  5. Enter your Samford user name and password in the Identity field and click Connect.
  6. You should now be connected and able to access the internet.

iPhone/iPad

  1. Open Settings and tap Wi-Fi.
  2. Make sure Wi-Fi is set to On if it is not already.
  3. Tap Samford Users in the list of wireless networks and choose Join
  4. A window will open asking you to enter a password. Enter your Samford user name and password and tap Join.
  5. A window labeled Certificate will appear. Tap Accept to accept the wireless certificate and join the network.
  6. You should now be connected and able to access the internet.

OSX - Employees

  1. In the upper right-hand corner of your screen, click the Wi-Fi icon and turn Wi-Fi on if it is not already.
  2. Select Samford Users from the list of available networks.
  3. A new window will open asking for authentication. Enter your Samford username and password. Check the Remember this network box.
  4. If prompted, enter your Mac log-in credentials to save the wireless network.
  5. You should now be connected and able to access the internet.

Windows - Employees

  1. In the lower right-hand corner of your screen, click the available wireless networks icon, which should resemble a series of bars.
  2. Click Samford Users and choose Connect.
  3. A Network Authentication window will open. Enter your Samford user name and password.
  4. Choose Connect if a Windows security alert opens asking if you would like to Terminate or Connect.
  5. You should now be connected to Samford Users and have full internet access.

OSX - Students

  1. In the upper right-hand corner of your screen, click the Wi-Fi icon and turn Wi-Fi on if it is not already.
  2. Select Samford_IOT from the list of available networks.
  3. You will see a window pop up that will list your MAC address at the bottom. Either select and copy the MAC address or write it down.
  4. Follow the link to http://pf.samford.edu/device-registration.
  5. Click Register another device.
  6. Enter the MAC address for your device in the text field (including the colons). Click register.
  7. You should now be connected to Samford_IOT and have full internet access.

Windows - Students

  1. In the lower right-hand corner of your screen, click the available wireless networks icon, which should resemble a series of bars.
  2. Click Samford_IOT and choose Connect.
  3. You will see a window pop up that will list your MAC address at the bottom. Either select and copy the MAC address or write it down.
  4. Follow the link to http://pf.samford.edu/device-registration.
  5. Click Register another device.
  6. Enter the MAC address for your device in the text field (including the colons). Click register.
  7. You should now be connected to Samford_IOT and have full internet access.

Wireless Network Instructions for Gaming Consoles, Smart TVs, and Smart Speakers

  1. From your browser on your laptop go to http://pf.samford.edu/device-registration. Log into it with your Samford username and password.
  2. Click Register another device.
  3. Enter the MAC address for your device in the text field (including the colons). Click register.
  4. Go to your device and select Samford_IOT from the list of wireless networks from the device.