Instructions for setting up WLAN access under Android


Please note that we can only offer help with problems on officially supported operating systems.

When you are asked for the user data, pay attention to upper/lower case and enter your user name (no aliases) including

For security reasons, the WiFi password is not identical to the password of your university account. Students set the password automatically when activating their university account, other users have to set the WiFi password once in the onlinetools.

If there is a problem, please contact us by e-mail at

Preparing the installation

To ensure that the installation works smoothly, you should perform the following action beforehand (may vary from device to device):

  1. Check if there are any existing connection settings for eduroam:
    • Go to Settings -- Wifi -- press and hold on eduroam until a small window opens -- "Remove network" (if available).
  2. Check if the geteduroam app is already installed, if so, there is no need to download the app again.
  3. Restart the device once before configuring the eduroam network. 

Step 1

First you need to download the geteduroam app. To do this, open the Play Store app and search for "geteduroam".

Click on install and accept the requested access in the following dialogue.

Open the newly installed "geteduroam" app.

Step 2

Now search for "Universität Bremen" and select it. In the following window, select "eduroam(" in the "Profile" tab as in the picture.

Step 3

Fill in the dialogue according to the picture and replace "username" with the user name of your university account.

Under Password, enter the corresponding WLAN password. Confirm your entry by clicking on "Connect to network".

Step 4

The configuration setup is now complete.


If no connection is established, this can have various causes: 

  • If there is no access point with the eduroam network nearby, then the location must be changed.

If problems persist, our diagnostics page may be able to help.

Updated by: ZFN