Edinburgh Napier University wifi

Edinburgh Napier University wifi

The main wireless network for Edinburgh Napier students is eduroam.

Once connected to eduroam you have wireless access both on campus and at other participating institutions.

The Cloud Guest WiFi service is for visitors only.

About the eduroam service

Free WiFi imageThe eduroam Wireless Service enables students to connect to the Edinburgh Napier University network using a mobile device.   This service is available across the Edinburgh Napier University campuses.

The service standard is as follows:

  • WLAN standard:  802.11g (2.4GHz) with speeds up to 54Mbps (802.11b compatible but with slower speeds up to 11Mbps)
  • Security standard:  Currently, the Wireless service supports only WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) which is the preferred standard.

 Connecting your device to eduroam

eduroam logo
Before you use the Wireless service you must ensure:
You can configure your device by connecting to the Wireless-Help network and opening a browser.  Find out more…
Links to the manual eduroam configuration documents can be found below:

Wireless Configuration Guide – Windows 10
Wireless Configuration Video – Windows 10
Wireless Configuration Guide – Windows XP
Wireless Configuration Guide – Windows Vista
Wireless Configuration Guide – Windows 7
Wireless Configuration Guide – Windows 8
 Wireless Configuration Guide – Mac 10.3 and 10.4
 Wireless Configuration Guide – Mac 10.5
Wireless Configuration Guide – Mac 10.7
Wireless Configuration Guide – Mac 10.8/9
 Wireless Configuration Guide – Linux Ubuntu 11.04
 Wireless Configuration Guide – Symbian
 Wireless Configuration Guide – Android
 Wireless Configuration Guide – iPhone
 Wireless Configuration Guide – iPad

Please note:  Edinburgh Napier University Wireless network does not currently support the Kindle, however the Kindle Fire is supported.

If you experience problems with the Wireless Service please contact the IS Service Desk.

Frequently Asked Questions

Edinburgh Napier University wifi

freewifi2.jpgWelcome to the Cloud – Free Guest WiFi

The Guest WiFi network is provided on our campuses for use by visitors who do not have an eduroam account.


This is a self-register service provided by BSkyB offering free internet connectivity and is widely available in many public places such as cafes and shops.

To connect simply select the “Guest WiFi” network on your wireless device.

On starting a browser you will be prompted to register for an account with The Cloud or use your existing account if you are already a user of the service.

Guest WiFi User Guide