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Connect to NMSU AggieAir-WPA2 Wireless on an Android

Following the directions below will assist you to connect your mobile device to NMSU wifi (AggieAir).

Android devices

  1. From your home screen, swipe one finger down from the top of your screen to display the Android quick menu. Once expanded, select the settings gear displayed in the top right corner of the screen. This will take you to the "Settings" menu. 
passphrase home page

passphrase select settings

2. Once on the settings menu, select the "Connections" option at the top of the list or the "Network & Internet" option depending on your device. 

passphrase click connections

3. At the Connections or Network & Internet menu, make sure your Wi-Fi switch is set to "On", displaying the small blue button shifted to the right.
After, select AggieAir-WPA2 from the Current network list.

Note: that you have the following Wifi connection options to select from: 
  • AggieAir - NMSU's general Wi-Fi available to all faculty, staff, and students,
  • AggieGuest - 1-hour access to any guest to campus,
  • AggieAir-WPA2 - Encrypted internet access available to all faculty, staff, and students. 

passphrase click on on button

4. After selecting the Wi-Fi connection you would like to connect to, input your myNMSU username and password (AggieAir and AggieAir-WPA2) in the appropriate fields or complete the Net
Registration and service agreement (AggieGuest). After completion, you will be connected to the chosen NMSU wi-fi connection.
Note: Android devices connecting the AggieAir-WPA2, specifically Samsung, ask for your Username as "Identity" and Password. These fields require your myNMSU Username and Password. 

passphrase fill in field

5. After providing your login credentials, click on the CA certificate, and select Don't validate.

passphrase select certificate

6. After choosing Don't validate, select Connect to connect to Wifi service. 

passphrase click on connect

Note: If you have not registered the device that you are attempting to connect please click here for Windows devices and here for Apple devices.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:Aggie Air, Aggie Guest, Wifi, Connections, Internet access   Doc ID:92201
Owner:Ahmed D.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2019-06-05 09:54 MSTUpdated:2019-06-12 14:40 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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