Connect to GovWifi using a Blackberry

If your device was made before October 2016, you're probably running the BlackBerry operating system (OS). Follow these instructions to connect to GovWifi.

Instructions

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 appears.

  2. Select GovWifi. A settings menu appears.

    Screenshot of the WiFi authentication prompt on Blackberry
  3. Enter the 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 the third listing for GeoTrust Primary Certification Authority.

    Screenshot of WiFi certificate selection on Blackberry
  7. Select Connect on the top right of the screen.

You should now be connected to GovWifi.

Support

You may get a message that says 'Wi-Fi Connection Status, Attempt 1 of 3, Connecting to network' and another that says ‘Acquiring IP address'. You don't need to do anything.

Screenshot of WiFi connection status on Blackberry Screenshot of WiFi connection update on Blackberry

BlackBerry Android

If your BlackBerry device uses Android, follow the Android instructions.