I have a new University owned mobile device, how do I set it up?

I have a new University owned mobile device, how do I set it up?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff

When you get a new University mobile device you must follow the New Device Checklist to ensure you're able to access the University’s online services from your device and to:

  • Ensure you’re able to access the University’s online services from your device.
  • Ensure the University’s information is protected.

If you use your personal device to access University services you are advised to follow the same steps to ensure the University’s information is protected.

Checklist

Action  Further Information  Complete 
Read the University's Information Security Policy http://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/cit/infosecurity/Pages/InformationSecurityPolicy.aspx  
Set up a passcode / PIN / password on the Mobile Device Refer to the Mobile Device manufacturer’s website.  
Take a note of your Mobile Phone number and IMEI number Refer to How do I find out my Mobile Phone number? and How do I find out my IMEI number?  
Switch off the ability to access the device’s control centre when the screen is locked Refer to the Mobile Device manufacturer’s website.  
Connect your device to eduroam, the University’s Wireless Network Refer to: http://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/cit/OnCampusService/WirelessService/Pages/WirelessService.aspx   
 Set up access to University email (optional) Refer to: http://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/cit/telecommunications/Mobile/Pages/MobileDeviceHelp.aspx   
 Set up the Virtual Desktop Service (optional) Refer to: http://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/cit/OffCampusServices/Pages/Virtual-Desktop-Service.aspx   
Read the Lost Device procedure to ensure you know the steps to take if your device is lost or stolen

Refer to What do I do if my University Owned mobile device is lost or stolen?

 

 

Additional Help and Information

The following websites provide additional information and guidance on protecting your mobile devices:

Additional guidance on Information Security can be found on the Information Security staff intranet pages:

For further help and information contact the IS Service Desk:

Telephone: +44 (0)131 455 3000
Email: ISServiceDesk@napier.ac.uk  

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