Tech Center: AirPennNet-Device 

AirPennNet-Device is a wireless network that is intended for devices that are incompatible with AirPennNet, such as Amazon Echo, Kindles, gaming consoles, and more. AirPennNet-Device is not intended for use by AirPennNet-compatible devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets, and will not function on the network. A full list of compatible devices can be found here: https://www.isc.upenn.edu/how-to/connectivity-options-penns-residences 


Connecting to AirPennNet-Device 

Residents of Sansom Place East, Sansom Place West, and Greek Houses can bring eligible devices to the Tech Center for assistance registering them for AirPennNet-Device. 

  1. 1. On a separate network-connected device, navigate to https://penndevice.aws.cloud.upenn.edu. 

  1. 2. Click the “Login with PennKey” button and sign in with your PennKey username and password. 

  1. 3. In the appropriate fields, enter the MAC address of your device and a descriptive name for the device, and click the “Register device” button. 

  1. 4. Once the device has been registered, connect it to the AirPennNet-Device network. 

  1. 5. Upon connecting, the network password will have to be entered to complete the connection process. The AirPennNet-Device password can be found on the registration page above the list of registered devices labelled as “PSK (password)”. The password is penn1740wifi. 

For more information, please see the AirPennNet-Device articlehttps://www.isc.upenn.edu/how-to/airpennnet-device-wireless-service-registration 

 

NOTE: Devices on AirPennNet-Device usually cannot be paired with devices on AirPennNet. If a WiFi capable device incompatible with AirPennNet needs to be paired with a computer incompatible with AirPennNet-Device (such as a Chromecast and a Windows/macOS/Chrome OS computer) they will not function. 


More Information 

For more information, review the FAQ page under Need Help at the bottom-right of the AirPennNet-Device Portal: https://penndevice.aws.cloud.upenn.edu/