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Procedure to manually configure Windows 8 and 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 8/10 (To be done once only)

The following is a sample procedure on Windows 10 PC configuration for enabling "HKU" WiFi. (The screen in Windows 8 may be slightly different.)

  1. Click WiFi icon in bottom-right corner.

    wifi icon

  2. Click HKU WiFi.

    click hku wifi

  3. Click Connect

    click connect

  4. Enter your 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.
      logon
       
  5. If you expect to find HKU WiFi at this location, click Connect

    connect

  6. You are currently connected to HKU WiFi.,
    hku wifi connected

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

  1. Click WiFi icon.
    wifi icon
  2. Click HKU WiFi.
    click hku wifi
     
  3. Click Connect

    connect

  4. You are currently connected to HKU WiFi.,
    hku wifi connected

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.