UVic iOS configuration

The following sections will assist you in configuring UVic services on your iOS device.

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Configure UVic wireless

The following configuration profile will set up the "UVic" wireless network on your device. Click the configure wireless button below to download and install this configuration profile and follow the on-screen instructions. When prompted, enter NetLinkID@uvic.ca as your username and your NetLink password to connect.


Configure UVic Exchange email and calendaring

During the transition to Microsoft Exchange 2010, we are unable to provide a universal configuration for all iOS devices. The following configuration profile will install the necessary SSL certificate to connect to the UVic Exchange email and calendaring service. After installing this profile, follow the instructions below to configure your Exchange account.

  1. Select Settings from the home screen.
  2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Select Add Account...
  4. Select Microsoft Exchange.
  5. Complete the settings as shown in the following screenshot.

  6. Select Next to complete the configuration of your Exchange account.
  7. If you are warned that Exchange cannot verify "uvic.ca", please select Continue.

Disable iCloud synchronization

This configuration profile will prevent your documents, photos, or other sensitive information from being sent to Apple's iCloud service by disabling the use of iCloud document synchronization and photo stream. This profile is recommended for users who may interact with confidential data using their iOS device.


More information about services offered by University Systems can be found on the Systems website. If you require any further assistance with your iOS device, please contact the Computer Help Desk: