Connect a device to FITAIR
Use the menu on the right to jump to the section of the device you are trying to connect. Viewing these instructions on a mobile device, click on the tab on the right to display menu.
How to Connect iOS
Follow the instructions below when connecting to FITAIR for the first time on your iOS device. If you were previously connected or recently updated your phones operating system you may need to first “Forget FITAIR” then perform the instructions below.
- Select Setting from your Apps
2. Select Wi-Fi
3. Turn on your WiFi
4. Select FITAIR from Networks
5.) Enter your FIT Username and Password and Select Join
6.) Click “Trust” in Top Right Corner or the “Accept” Button on the Certificate
7.) You are now connected to the FIT WiFi Network FITAIR
How to Connect Android
1.) Select Settings from your Apps List
2.) Turn on your WiFi
3.) Select FITAIR from the Wi-Fi networks
4.) The settings below should appear by default if they do not make sure to change them
Older Android Devices
EAP method = PEAP
Phase 2 authentication = None
CA certificate = (Unspecified) or Do not validate
Newer Android Devices
EAP method = PEAP
Phase 2 authentication =MSCHAPV2
CA certificate = Leave blank or select “do not validate”
Domain = wifi.fitnyc.edu
5.) Enter your FIT Username for Identity
Leave Anonymous identity blank
Enter your FIT Password for Password
Then Click Connect
6.) You are now Connected to WiFi
How to Connect Mac
1.) Turn on the WiFi on your computer
2.) Click on the WiFi icon – Scroll and Select FITAIR
3.) An Authentication window will appear (Your window may not look exactly like the one below)
Enter your FIT Username and FIT Password – then click “Join”.
**Problems with your password? Did you change your password in the last week? Did you remember to update your password on your Phone & Tablets?**
Phones and tablets cache your password setting for connecting to WiFi networks in order to connect you faster. If you forget to update these devices they will try to authenticate with an old password causing your account to get locked out and you will have problems connecting/reconnecting other devices.
Please follow the links below for instructions to update your password on your mobile devices.
If the instructions above do not resolve your connection errors, please contact TechHelp.
How to Connect Windows
1.) Turn on the WiFi on your computer.
2.) Click on the WiFi icon – scroll to FITAIR – then click “Connect”.
3.) The connection will begin.
4.) The Windows Security Alert window may appear – Click “Connect”.
5.) Enter in your FIT Username and FIT Password in the Network Authentication window and click “OK”.
6.) The Windows Security Alert window may appear AGAIN – Click “Connect”.
7.) You are now Connected to FITAIR.
How to Connect Chromebook
Click on the WiFi icon in the bottom righthand corner of the screen (near the time).
Click on the WiFi icon.
Note if you are not connected to any networks it will display as “Not connected” and if you are connected to a network it will display the name of the network connected to.
First time joining FITAIR you will need to complete the Join Wi-Fi network page with the following settings.
SSID = FITAIR
Security = EAP
EAP method = PEAP
EAP Phase 2 authentication = MSCHAPv2
Server CA certificate = Default
You will need to verify your FIT credentials to connect to FITAIR on the Join Wi-Fi network page.
Identify = Your FIT username
Password = Your FIT password
Anonymous Identity = Leave empty
Click the “Connect Button”
Slide the toggle to on for “Save identity and password” to automatically connect to FITAIR when you are in range of the network. If you do this, you will need to Forget FITAIR and update the Join Wi-Fi network page the next time you change your password or the Chromebook will try to connect with invalid/old credentials causing you to get locked out.
Slide the toggle to off for “Allow other users of this device to use this network”
You are now connected to FITAIR