Connect to GovWifi using a BlackBerry

These instructions are for the BlackBerry operating system. If your device uses the Android operating system or it was made after October 2016, follow the Android instructions instead.

Once you have a GovWifi username and password, follow the steps below. Depending on your device, you may need to scroll down to see all the fields.

  1. Open your wifi settings. A list of wifi networks will appear.

  2. Select GovWifi. A settings menu will appear.

    Screenshot of the WiFi authentication prompt on Blackberry
  3. Enter the GovWifi username and password you received by email or text. Your password is case sensitive. It's 3 words without spaces. The first letter of each word is capitalised.

  4. Select Advanced Options.

    Screenshot of Wifi authentication prompt with advanced options enabled on Blackberry
  5. Scroll down. For Security Sub Type, select PEAP.

    Screenshot of WiFi "Security Sub Type" dropdown options on Blackberry
  6. For CA Certificate, select DigiCert Global Root CA.

  7. Select Connect on the top right of the screen.

You should now be connected to GovWifi.


If you're having problems, contact IT support for the building you're in.