Connecting to Staff WiFi on a Chromebook

posted Aug 25, 2015, 7:04 AM by Bryan Tallitsch   [ updated Sep 9, 2016, 8:18 AM ]
This tutorial is for connecting a chromebook or chromebox to the 428staff network. This should only take a few minutes to complete if login information is known.

There are a couple of things to be aware of before connecting to the 428staff network. If a device like a chromecast is being used it will need to be on the same network as the chromebook. 428staff is a little less restricting than the other networks so if testing is being done to see if a certain website would be useful in the classroom, also check that site on mobile to be sure that students can use it.

With that out of the way, here is how to connect to the 428Staff network:

Click on the picture located bottom right of the screen and then select the wifi, in this case that would be labeled "Connected to Mobile."

Then click the network labeled 428Staff:

Then make the settings look like this:

The identity is what would be used if logging into most district devices or services, usually as firstname.lastname, but in some cases it may be firstinitialLastname. is not needed here.