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Instructions and configuration files for the use of mobile devices at the University of Bonn.


Here you can find configuration instructions and -files for mobile devices (smartphones / tablets) concerning the topics of internet and network access (eduroam / BONNET / VPN), e-mail and disk space.

Please choose your operating system by clicking on the corresponding icon. On the following page you will find all available instructions and/or configuration files.


Unfortunately, the instruction manuals are only available in German. If you have problems understanding the German instructions or need English-speaking support, please visit the IT-Helpdesk or contact us via the support hotline or the contact form.

If your operating system is not listed here:

Mobile operating systems

The configuration instructions (only available in German) for Windows RT/Phone/Mobile and Blackberry OS are not being updated any more. Therefore there is only limited support for the newest generation of devices. Please also note that some services are not available for these systems or can only be used with reduced functionality.

Unfortunately the HRZ can offer no dedicated support for all other operating systems not mentioned here. Nevertheless we are always happy to try to assist you in any way we can. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Desktop operating systems

You can find configuration details and instructions for standard desktop operating systems (Windows, macOS, Linux) on the respective web pages of the offered services:

Do you have questions?

If you cannot find the desired information on this page or you want to share comments etc. with us, please contact us via the support hotline or visit the IT-Helpdesk. Alternatively, you can use the contact form:

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