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Connecting to the MIT SECURE Wireless Networks on an iOS Device

Please note that the steps below apply to iOS 14, iOS 15 and and iOS 16, along with  iPadOS 14 and iPadOS 15. If you are running any iOS version below iOS or iPadOS 13, IS&T can not guarantee that you will be able to connect / stay connected to MIT Secure.
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. In the Settings section, select Wi-Fi

  3. In the Wi-Fi section, select MIT SECURE.

  4. On the next screen, enter your MIT Kerberos login credentials.
    • Username is your MIT username.
    • Password is your MIT Kerberos password.
    • Select Join box at the top right of the screen to continue.

  5. On the Certificate screen, select "Accept" to continue. This will install a certificate that is only used for access into the MIT SECURE's wireless network.

  6. You will be automatically returned to the Wi-Fi screen. If the information was entered correctly, you will see the word "Connected" under MIT SECURE, indicating that you are now on the network.
    MIT SECURE is the recommended network for all MIT students, faculty, and staff. However, There are alternatives if you encounter problems with the network. They are listed below.

    MIT- an unencrypted version of the network.
    eduroam - this network is for MIT visitors who do not have a Kerberos login, but have valid login credentials from another educational institution. For instructions for eduroam, see How do I connect to eduroam on MIT wireless, at partner schools, and abroad?.
    MIT GUEST- this network is for MIT visitors who do not have neither a Kerberos login, or valid login credentials from another educational institution.

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Last Modified:

September 12, 2022

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