Connect to the Wi-Fi

Select your device or operating system for a walk-through to get connected.

For guests from other institutions, to connect to Conestoga's Wi-Fi.

​Before you Start

To get connected, you'll need your Condor ID and password.

What's my Condor ID and password?

On Your Mobile

iPhone

  1. Enter the Settings Menu.
  2. Choose Wi-Fi and select CCSecure from the list of available networks.
  3. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password.
  4. You should be prompted with a Certificate. Click Accept.
  5. When connected successfully, your Wi-Fi connection will list CCSecure with a checkmark. 

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Android

This guide was made using a Nexus 6P running 6.0.1. 

  1. Open the Settings Menu.
  2. Choose Wi-Fi. Select CCSecure from the list of available networks.
  3. A sign in window will open.  The settings should be EAP Method: PEAP, Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2. No other settings are necessary.
  4. Below this, enter your Condor ID and password. Don't worry about an anonymous identity.
  5. When connected successfully, your device should list CCSecure as Connected. 

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Blackberry

This guide was made on a Blackberry 9860 (Torch) running OS 7.1 

  1. Tap the top bar to open quick Network Settings (can also be accessed using Options).
  2. Choose Networks and Connections.
  3. Select Wi-Fi Network.
  4. Select CCSecure from the list of available networks.
  5. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password. 
  6. Click the checkmark on for Disable Server Certificate Validation then select Save and Connect.   
  7. Once connected, CCSecure will read as Connected​. 

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

On your Laptop

Apple (OSX)

These steps should be very similar for any version of Mac OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and up.

  1. ​Select CCSecure from the Wi-Fi menu.
  2. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and Password.
  3. When connected successfully, there should be a checkmark next to CCSecure.

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Windows 10

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the System Tray (bottom right). 
  2. Choose CCSecure from the list and click Connect.
  3. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password. 
  4. When prompted with the security warning below, choose Connect.

Once connected you should see Connected listed next to CCSecure. You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Windows 8

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the System Tray (bottom right). 
  2. Choose CCSecure from the list and click Connect.
  3. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password. 
  4. When prompted with the security warning below, choose Connect.

Once connected you should see Connected listed next to CCSecure. You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga​.

Windows 7

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the System Tray (bottom right). 
  2. Choose CCSecure from the list and click Connect.
  3. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password. 
  4. When prompted with the security warning below, choose Connect.

Once connected you should see Connected listed next to CCSecure. You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga​.

Linux

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the top right.
  2. Choose CCSecure from the list and click Connect.
  3. When prompted, enter your Condor ID and password
  4. Ensure that the Authentication is set to Protected EAP (PEAP) and inner authentication is set to MSCHAPv2.
  5. When prompted with a security warning, choose Ignore.

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Chromebook

  1. Click the Wi-Fi off icon .
  2. Click No network.
  3. Click Turn Wi-Fi on or the Enable Wi-Fi icon .
  4. Your Chromebook will automatically look for available networks and show them to you in a list.
  5. Choose CCSecure from the list.
  6. When Prompted to Join Wi-Fi network, enter your Identity (college provide Condor ID) and Password.
  7. Ensure that the EAP method is set to PEAP and Phase 2 Authentication is set to MSCHAPv2
  8. Select CA Certificate to Default.
  9. Click Connect

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Eduroam

Eduroam allows guests from other institutions to sign into Conestoga's Wi-Fi network. Using eduroam, you can also access the Wi-Fi at numerous other campuses across Ontario, using your Conestoga College Condor ID and password.

  1. Open your device Wi-Fi settings, as per the above instructions.
  2. Choose eduroam.
  3. Enter your home institution email address (your full email address).
  4. Enter your home institution password

You should now be connected to the Wi-Fi at Conestoga.

Creating a Backup or Restoring Bookmarks

To back up or restore my favorites or bookmarks on your web browsers, please follow the instructions below.

Internet Explorer

For IE version 9 and above users, backing up favorites.

  1.  Open the Internet Explorer in your browser
  2. Click the Favorites icon in the upper right corner.
  3. Click the down arrow next to Add to favorites (or press Alt+Z on your keyboard as a shortcut).
  4. Select Import and export in the pop-up menu.
  5. In the Import/Export Settings window, select Export to a file and click next.
  6. Check the box for Favorites and click next.
  7. Select the folder of favorites you want to export and click next.
  8. Click the Browse button to select where to save the favorites file on your computer and click OK.
  9. Click the Export button to back up the favorites, then click Finish.

internet explorer favorites restoring 

Google Chrome

Note: Chrome is unique in that, all of your settings and bookmarks are tied to your google account and backedup automatically.

How to backup and restore bookmarks in Google Chrome with Google account

  1. Open the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar by clicking the Chrome Settings button.
  2. Select Sign in to Chrome.
  3. Enter your Google account information.
  4. All of your settings and bookmarks should be loaded.

Backup and restore bookmarks in Google Chrome with Bookmark Manager

To backup (export) Chrome bookmarks, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Chrome Settings button in the upper right corner to open the Chrome menu.
  2. In the menu, select Bookmarks, then Bookmark Manager.
  3. On the Bookmark Manager tab, click the gear icon towards the upper right
  4. Select Export bookmarks in the pop-up menu and save the exported bookmarks file to your computer.

To restore (import) bookmarks in Chrome, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Chrome Settings button in the upper right corner to open the Chrome menu.
  2. In the menu, select Bookmarks, then Bookmark Manager.
  3. On the Bookmark Manager tab, click the gear icon towards the upper right
  4. Select Import bookmarks in the pop-up menu, locate the file containing the Chrome bookmarks and click OK to import the bookmarks.

Mozilla Firefox

Applies to recent versions of Firefox.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click the Bookmarks icon and then Show All Bookmarks.
  3. In the Library window, click Import and Backup
  4. Click Export Bookmarks to HTML or click Backup. We recommend exporting to HTML since all browsers support the ability to read these files.
  5. Select where you want to save the exported bookmarks file to, enter the name of the file (if you want to name it something other than the default file name) and then click the Save button.

Recovering bookmarks in recent versions of Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click the Bookmarks icon and then Show All Bookmarks.
  3. In the Library window, click Import and Backup
  4. If the file is a JSON file, click Restore and Choose File. If the file is a .HTM/.HTML file or other browser file click Import Bookmarks from HTML and follow the import wizard

 

Need Help?

Contact the IT Service Desk, or call 519-748-5220 ext. 3444.