VUMC Help Desk


1.   Click on the Wireless icon located on the bottom right hand corner of the toolbar
2.   When you click on this, it will open up a window displaying networks that are currently available.
3.   Click on Open Network & Sharing Center
4.   Click on Setup a Connection or Network
5.   Click on Manually Connect to a Wireless Network and click "Next"
6.   Enter the Network Name: "vummiv"
7.   Security Type " No authentication (Open)"
8.   Encryption Type: as "None"
9.   Select both check boxes to 'Start this connection automatically' and 'Connect even if the network is not broadcasting'
10. Click Next
11. Close the connection wizard and if you are in range, you should now be connected



1. Click 'Start'
2. Click 'Connect To'
3. Choose 'Setup a connection or network'
4. Select 'Manually connect to a wireless network', and then click 'Next'
5. In the 'Network Name" field, enter 'vummiv'
6. Under 'Security Type', choose 'No authentication (open)'
7. Select both check boxes to 'Start this connection automatically' and 'Connect even if the network is not broadcasting'
8. After receiving the 'Successfully added vummiv' message, click 'Connect To'
9. Click on 'vummiv' and the machine should now be able to access the wireless network. 


1. Right-click the Wireless Connection icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
2. Choose 'View Available Wireless Networks'
3. Click 'Change Advanced Settings' in the lower left area of the page.
4. On the 'Wireless Networks' tab, click 'Add...'.
5. Type 'vummiv' in the SSID textbox.
    For "Data encryption" choose "Disabled" and for "Network Authentication" choose "Open".
    Click on "OK".
6. Check the check box to "connect even if the network is not broadcasting".
7. Click "OK" and close the network properties windows.
7. You should now be able to access the wireless network.



1. Click on the Settings icon
2. Click on the Wi-Fi icon and make sure that Wi-Fi is set to the “ON” position
3. On the Wi-Fi page, under the section “Choose a Network”, select “Other
4. Under the “Name” field, type “vummiv
5. Under the “Security” field, select “None
6. Click "Join"


1. Click on the WiFi icon located in the top corner of the screen
2. Make sure that Airport is set to "On"
3. Click on “Join Other Network”
4. Under the Preferred Network box, type "vummiv" and click “Join”



  1. Tap the Quick Settings symbol  in the top right hand corner of the Home screen.
  2. Select Wi-Fi from the menu.
  3. Ensure Wireless Networking switch is in the on position.
  4. Scroll down to the end of the list of available detected networks and select Add a Network.
  5. Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the name of the Wi-Fi network that you want to add (vummiv).
  6. Once the network name (vummiv) has been entered, tap the Security box and select the type (Open)
  7. Tap Save to store the details, then select Connect to connect to the network.
  8. **NOTE** If your Kindle Fire fails to connect to the new Wi-Fi network, it will display an Unable to Connect message. You can try manually entering all the network information for the Wi-Fi network by choosing Set Up when you see the Unable to Connect message. If you don't know the network information, try connecting to a different network or contact the network's administrator.

1.      From the main menu, choose Settings
2.      Turn WiFi on by placing a checkmark in the box next to it
3.      Select WiFi Settings
4.      Click Add WiFi Network
5.      Under Network SSID: vummiv
6.      Security: (None/Open)
7.      Wireless Password (n/a)
8.      Click Save

1.        On the Home screen, click the Connections area at the top of the screen, or click the Manage   Connections icon.
2.        Click Set Up Wi-Fi Network > Other Ways to Connect > Manually Connect to Network.
3.        In the SSID field, type the name of the Wi-Fi network  - (vummiv).
4.        Click Next.
5.        In the Security Type field, click the Wi-Fi network security type and specify (Open)
6.        Click Save and Connect.



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