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Orange NOTE: Newcastle University provides mobile phones from Orange, via the Office of Government Commerce framework which provides a preferable rate for calls. The following instructions will help you get connected via the campus wireless service.

We have had mixed success with this configuration but have successfully connected using a Nokia E71 phone

Configure your phone

From the applications screen, select Tools > Settings > Connections > Access points
Click Options
Select New access point

Set the Connection name to Newcastle-university
Set the Data bearer to Wireless LAN
Under WLAN network name select Search for networks then select newcastle-university


Scroll down and set WLAN security mode to WPA/WPA2
Click WLAN security settings


Make sure WPA2 only mode is off
Click EAP plug-in settings


Enable EAP-PEAP and disable the other settings
Select EAP-PEAP then press Options then Edit


Under the Settings tab
Set Authority certificate to AddTrust External CA Root
Set User name to your University login ID
Set Realm to

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Under the EAPs tab
Enable EAP-MSCHAPv2 and disable the other settings
Select EAP-MSCHAPv2 then press Options


Enter your User name and Password


Return to the application screen and start using the connection from the network applications.

NOTE: You may need to install a certificate if you do not already have it on your phone. Use your phones network, bluetooth, USB or a memory card to copy the certificate to your phone. To install,

  • Select the certificate file you downloaded,
  • Click Options > Open and save the certificate
  • When prompted for the Certificate uses select Online cert checking and click Ok

Install the AddTrust External CA Root which you can grab below,

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