Connect to GovWifi using an Android device

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.

  3. For EAP method, select PEAP.

  4. For Phase 2 authentication, select MSCHAPV2.

  5. For CA Certificate, ensure (unspecified) or Do not validate is selected.

  6. If your device asks for your Domain, enter wifi.service.gov.uk

  7. For Identity, enter the GovWifi username you received by email or text.

  8. Leave Anonymous identity blank.

  9. Scroll down.

    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.

  10. Select Connect.

You should now be connected to GovWifi.

Support

GovWifi access in your building is provided by the participating government or public sector organisation.

If you experience any problems with wifi access, please contact the relevant organisation IT Support team.