NMSU mobile internet setup (Android and Apple devices)

Please follow the directions below 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. 

    expanded home screen and settings menu

  2. Once on the settings menu, select the "Connections" option at the top of the list. 

    android connections menu

  3. At the Connections menu, make sure your Wi-Fi switch is set to "on", displaying the small white button shifted to the right. 

    android wifi connection button

  4. Once Wi-Fi has been turned on, a wifi connection prompt will appear. From this screen, select the internet access you would like to connect to: 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. 

    wifi signals list

  5. 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. 

    wifi connections list with connected network

Apple Devices

1. From your home screen, you will tap on the Settings icon. 
Note: If you have an iPhone 6s or later you can use the Force/3D touch feature on the Settings icon and select the Wi-Fi option.  

iphone home screen

2. Under the Settings menu, tap on the Wi-Fi icon. This will take you to a menu of all the available Wi-Fi networks. 

wifi option in setting menu

3. The AggieAir and AggieAir-WPA2 networks are both available to students as network options. Both of the networks will require an initial id and password to get a connection. Type these fields in and tap Join.  
Note: Your Wi-Fi option must be toggled to on before these options will appear. This can be done by gently sliding the round toggle switch in this screen to the right.
Note: Your id and password will be the same that you use to log into all other NMSU student services (e.g. Canvas and myNMSU).

input password and choose network iphone

4. After this is completed there should be a small blue checkmark next to the network name to indicate that you are not connected.

iphone connected to NMSU wifi network

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 help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:nmsu mobile internet setup android apple iphone ipad wifi mobile wifi cell phones   Doc ID:75958
Owner:Brieanna W.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-08-23 09:27 MSTUpdated:2017-11-15 10:46 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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