Connecting Smart Speaker to the BGSU Network

Question

Can I connect my smart speaker to the BGSU network?

Answer

Yes. To connect your Smart Speaker to the BGSU network, follow these instructions:

Please Note: You must have a BGSU email address to register a gaming/streaming device.

  1. Navigate to www.bgsu.edu/registermydevice. (Link only works on phone or computer connected to BGSU's network)
    • You will be redirected to an Aruba Clear Pass webpage for the device registration process.
  2. Log in with your BGSU email address and password
  3. Enter a Device Name
    • This is a brief description of what the device is. 
  4. Enter the MAC address of the device. 
  5. Enter your email address
    • ITS recommends using your BGSU email address. 
  6. Choose the Device Type from the drop-down menu. 
    • For streaming devices like an AppleTV or Chrome Stick, choose Other
    • For gaming devices like an Xbox, choose Gaming
  7. Select Create Device
  8. You will be directed to your device receipt page with the Wi-Fi password. The Wi-Fi password for each device you register will be unique. You will also receive an email at the email address you provided during the registration process with this password. 
  9. On your device, connect to BGSU-IoT
    • Password: Wi-Fi password provided during the registration process. 

Please Note: You must have a BGSU email address to register a gaming/streaming device.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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Article ID: 84534
Created
Thu 8/8/19 10:31 AM
Modified
Thu 8/10/23 11:00 AM