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XpressConnect Installation Instructions for Macintosh

The process of connecting to the campus wi-fi has been streamlined in order to make connecting quick and simple. By connecting to wifisetup.angelo.edu, a client may be downloaded that will install your connection certificate and configure your wireless network to connect to our secure.angelo.edu network.

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  • Mac Lion/Mountain Lion
    • Select the wifisetup.angelo.edu from the available wireless networks.
    • Open a web browser and navigate to any webpage. You should be redirected to a page titled “Welcome to the Angelo State University Network.”
    • Accept the End-User License Agreement and click start. You may get a message from your browser asking if you would like to run Java, if that occurs, click allow.
    • Click Student and enter your username on the next page.
    • Download, unzip, and run the SafeConnect Setup package. When prompted, select “Install for all users of this computer”

    XpressConnect Lion Instructions

    • It may ask if you want to make changes to your computer. Enter your password and allow the changes.
    • The wizard will now be on the second step, installing SafeConnect. Click the install button.
    • After SafeConnect has installed, go back to your browser and download and run the student profile. You will see a window like this:

    XpressConnect Lion Instructions

    • Enter your password on the next screen and Install.
    • The wizard will go through the process of connecting you to the secure.angelo.edu network. Once successfully connected, you will be directed to a webpage prompting for sign in. 
    • Sign into the webpage. If successful, you will now have internet access. You may also notice that the computer has connected to the secure.angelo.edu network instead of the wifisetup.angelo.edu network. This network will automatically connect when on the Angelo State campus.
  • Mac Leopard/Snow Leopard
    • Select the wifisetup.angelo.edu from the available wireless networks.
    • Open a web browser and navigate to any webpage. You should be redirected to a page titled “Welcome to the Angelo State University Network.”

    XpressConnect Leopard Instructions

    • Accept the End-User License Agreement and click start. You may get a message from your browser asking if you would like to run Java, if that occurs, click allow.
    • Download the appropriate program based on your browser, navigate to the downloads folder and run it.
    • You should get a window that looks like the image to the right:
    • Type in your RamPort username/password, then hit Continue.
    • It may ask if you want to make changes to your computer. Enter your password and allow the changes.
    • The wizard will now be on the second step, installing SafeConnect. Click the install button.
    • After selecting install, you may get another message from Mac asking to make changes, allow these changes.
    • The wizard will go through the process of connecting you to the secure.angelo.edu network. Once successfully connected, you will be directed to a webpage prompting for sign in. 
    • Sign into the webpage. If successful, you will now have internet access.  You may also notice that the computer has connected to the secure.angelo.edu network instead of the wifisetup.angelo.edu network. This network will automatically connect when on the Angelo State campus.

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