Eduroam Wireless: Install Eduroam Wireless Profile for iPadOS/iOS device using CAT Tool

What is the Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT)?

The Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) helps you connect securely to the Eduroam wireless service. The tool provides a guided process to identify your device and operating system, then establish a secure wireless connection.

It is the recommended method for use on many devices including:

How to connect

  1. Visit to download the profile for your device.

    Download Eduroam Installer

  2. Use the search field to find your home institution, Princeton University and select the filtered entry.

    Select Princeton

  3. The webpage will auto detect your device type. Select the option presented by the page.

    Device Autodetect

  4. Select Allow in order to download the configuration profile to your device.

    Select Allow

  5. A status message will be displayed upon download.
    Status Message

  6. Go to your device’s Settings application. Select the entry ‘Profile Downloaded’
    Device Settings

  7. Select Install

    Select Install

  8. The device’s passcode will be required to install the profile.
    Input Passcode

  9. A message will appear. Select Install to continue.
    Install Message

  10. Select Install to start finalize installation.
    Select Install

  11. Enter your ""

    Input Princeton Email

  12. Enter your "University password".

    Input Password

  13. A status page will be displayed once the configured profile is installed on your device. Click Done.


  14. Once the process completes it will present the installed profile location.

    Profile Location
  15. The installed profile can also be viewed from the app Settings -> General.



16. After a brief moment the device should connect automatically to eduroam.


Requesting assistance

If you are a Princeton University member and require assistance, please contact the OIT Support and Operations Center (SOC) using any of the options listed under “Information Technology” on the Contact Us page.