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Procedure to configure Windows 10 to access "HKU" WiFi

A. Pre-requisite

To access "HKU" WiFi, you must:

  • For HKU Portal account created before 5 June 2009, register to enable "HKU" WiFi access by login HKU Portal > Campus Information Services >Central IT Services Register to use WiFi service.
  • For HKU Portal account created on or after 5 June 2009, no registration is required.

B. Configuration Procedure for Windows 10 (To be done once only)

The following is a sample procedure on Windows 10 PC configuration for enabling "HKU" WiFi:

  1. In Windows 10, download the WiFi auto-configuration program from here.
  2. Save the program to your local drive.
  3. Double click WiFi_Setup.exe to run the program.
  4. The configuration is done automatically, press any key to close the program.
  5. Try connecting to WiFi, and you will be prompted with the credential (User name and Password).
  • Type in your HKU Portal UID in the format of UID@hku.hk in the User name field.
  • Type in your HKU Portal PIN in the Password field.
  • Click OK to logon.
  1. If you failed to run the WiFi auto-configuration program, please follow the configuration procedure here to setup your notebook manually.

C. Connection Procedure (Connect to "HKU" WiFi)

  1. In Window 10,
  • Click Windows Start Window Start button.
  • Click Settings.
  • Click Network and Internet.
  • Select WiFi on the left pane.
  • Select HKU and click Connect.

    Select WiFi, Select HKU and click Connect

  1. In the “Sign in” window,
  • Type in your HKU Portal UID in the format of UID@hku.hk in the User name field.
  • Type in your HKU Portal PIN in the Password field.
  • Click OK to logon.

    Sign in

  1. For first time login, you may see message below. Click Connect to continue.

    first time login

  2. You are currently connected to "HKU" WiFi.

    connected to HKU

D. Security Note

Since HKU Portal UID and PIN are employed to login at "HKU" WiFi, as a better password security measure, you would be asked to change your HKU Portal PIN if you have not changed it for six months.