The goal of this article is to explain what does and does not work with regards to streaming/gaming devices you may be thinking about purchasing for use on our campus.
-Essentially anything that has Apps and/or an app store will work on our campus network.
-Anything you try to stream to your device will most likely not work.
-Any device listed here is considered a gaming device and needs enrolled on our network by following the directions in this document.
Below is a short and incomplete list of all the devices out there and if they will work on our network.
|Device Name||Does it work with the University network?|
|Amazon Echo/Tap||Yes, follow setup procedures and sign in with your UFNET account|
|Amazon Fire TV or stick||Apps work, miracast/streaming = no|
|Apple TV any version||Apps work, Airplay = maybe|
|Chromecast||Apps work, miracast/streaming = no|
|Nintendo 3ds any version||Yes|
|Other devices||If they have apps and connect to the network = yes, any streaming or casting functions = maybe|
|Playstation 3 (original)||No, Fails to connect to network as of 2014|
|Playstation 3 (slim)||Yes|
|Roku or Roku stick||Apps work, miracast/streaming = no|
|Smart Plugs||Maybe, control apps will likely not work but voice control (Alexa/Google Home/Homekit) functions may work|
|Smart TVs||Yes, but device streaming functions may be limited|
|Xbox One||Yes, but Windows 10 game streaming does not work|
If you have any questions or problems please contact Technology Support Services at 419-434-4357 , visit us at the Knowledge Bar in the Shafer Library or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.