Information Technology

Streaming Devices

Apple TV

  1. Go to Settings > General > Network
  2. The Wi-Fi address will be listed in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  3. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and login with your Butler username and password
  4. Enter the Wi-Fi address in the MAC address field
  5. Enter a description
  6. Click the Submit button
  7. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  8. Restart your Apple TV (Settings > General > Restart)
  9. Connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless
  10. Your device should now be connected to the Internet

Note: Some Apple TV services will not function on the Butler network. More information is available here

Boxee Box

  1. From the Settings menu, select System
  2. Select Information
  3. The Wi-Fi address will be listed in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  4. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and login with your Butler username and password
  5. Enter the Wi-Fi address in the MAC address field
  6. Enter a description
  7. Click the Submit button
  8. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  9. Restart your Boxee Box (From the main menu, select the power icon on the bottom right to shut down, then restart)
  10. Connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless
  11. Your device should now be connected to the Internet

Fire TV

  1. From the Main menu, select Settings
  2. Select System
  3. Select About
  4. Select Network
  5. If connected via wired connection, MAC Address displayed there will be the MAC address if you intend to use a direct ethernet connection. In order to obtain Wireless Mac Address, you need to unplug the ethernet connection. Use this MAC address if you intend to use the Wireless.)
  6. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and login with your Butler username and password
  7. Enter the Wi-Fi address in the MAC address field
  8. Enter a description
  9. Click the Submit button
  10. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  11. Restart your Fire TV Box (Unplug the power cord and then plug back in)
  12. If connecting via wireless, connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless
  13. Your device should now be connected to the Internet

Roku

  1. From the home screen go to Settings
  2. Select About
  3. The MAC address will be listed in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  4. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and login with your Butler username and password
  5. Enter the MAC address in the MAC address field
  6. Enter a description
  7. Click the Submit button
  8. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  9. Restart your Roku (Unplug the power cord and then plug back in)
  10. Connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless
  11. You device should now be connected to the Internet