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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by vetle666, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. vetle666

    vetle666 Lurker
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    Hi, im the lucky owner of a new HTC Hero. I sure like the phone, i only got one problem.

    At my college, we have wifi with encryption. But i cant find out how to access the internet.

    This is our encrytion:

    [*]IEEE 802.1x
    [*]PEAP
    [*]MS-CHAP-V2

    Any idea on how i can apply these settings? I have a username and password.

    Thank you! Vetle
     

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  2. daveybaby

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    [menu] -> settings -> wi-fi settings

    Either select the college network from the list and enter the encryption key when prompted, or choose 'add wi-fi network' if the SSID is hidden and fill in the form.
     
  3. Perihelion

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    The 802.1x piece concerns me. That sounds like it requires an X.509 certificate to verify authorized hardware on the network...
     
  4. vetle666

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    This wont work, i have to configure it so i can use my username and password! And it anit possible to choose the PEAP encryption, or whatever it is!

    Perihelion: Hmm.. The "computer-guy" at school told me that some others with HTC had manage to get it up and going. I doubt that they were running Android though. I almost managed to do it with a friends Windows HTC, but when i was about to finish, i suddenly had to start over again and i ran out of time :(. Weird if HTC/ Google didnt included this alternative even though HTC had it on earlier phones!

    I have the configuration running on my Vista x64 laptop if it could be any help. Sorry for my spelling mistakes, Norwegian guy :p

    But thanks for replies!
     
  5. harlequin1963

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  6. Perihelion

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    Were the HTC phones that worked Windows Mobile by any chance? I could see that making the difference.
     
  7. tylrlln

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    does sprints htc hero have to be using the internet at all times?
     
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