There are many ways to keep yourself safe online. With safe computing practices in mind, you can have a good, risk-free experience on the Internet and social media. Have fun, and make sure to add BYU-Idaho IT on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter while you are at it!
Two of the most important keys to your livelihood are your credit card number and social security number. Learn how you can keep both those numbers secure and sleep with both eyes shut.
Because your BYU-Idaho account allows you access to several different programs and softwares, it may take some time for your password to update throughout the entire system. This article includes solutions to problems you may face in the event that your password does not successfully sync and update at first.
To learn more about passwords, visit the article Username & Password FAQs.
If you are an employee for BYU-Idaho, you will need to change the password saved in your Outlook application. This must be done for the email to reload. Otherwise, your Outlook application will continuously say that it cannot sync, and you won’t receive your emails.
When creating a new password, you may need to forget the BYUI Wi-Fi network on your phone before proceeding. This will allow the phone to reconnect to the Wi-Fi. Check out the article Forgetting Wi-Fi for more information.
As Macs grow in popularity and usage, so will security threats. That being the case, it is up to you to take the steps necessary to protect your computer from intruders.
This article is meant to clarify common wireless terminology.
In order to access Canvas and other important resources, make sure that you are connected to the BYUI network, not the BYUI_Visitor network. For network security, the BYUI_Visitor network restricts access to some sites.
You may need your phone to forget BYUI Wi-Fi when you change your BYU-Idaho password so you can rejoin the campus Wi-Fi using your new password. You also might want to forget the BYU-Idaho wireless network once you graduate from or stop working for the University in order to prevent your devices from connecting to the network.
Having access to Wi-Fi is important to your success as a BYU-Idaho student, so don’t go without it on campus. Since the process of connecting to the BYU-Idaho Wi-Fi will vary depending on your computer’s operating system, find your device below for tailored instructions on connecting to the Wi-Fi. Check out our tips at the bottom of this article if you are having problems with your Wi-Fi connection.