VPN - Setup and Connect using the AnyConnect App for Android

Last Updated: 07/11/2019
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Overview

The documentation below shows the process of setting up the AnyConnect application to connect to CU Boulder's VPN service for Android users.

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Install AnyConnect ICS+ from the Play Store .

*Note: If you are currently using AnyConnect for another VPN, you do not need to reinstall the application. You only need to add the new profile, as shown in the remaining steps.

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Open the AnyConnect ICS+ app.

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Tap Add New VPN Connection.

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Tap Description.

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Enter in a name for your connection, then tap Done.

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Tap Server Address.

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Enter vpn.colorado.edu then tap OK.

*Note: Advanced users and system administrators should enter vpn.colorado.edu/limited in this field. Custom VPNs in the format of vpn.colorado.edu with /thecustomaddress appended should also be entered in this field, if applicable.

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Tap Done.

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Tap the connection you created in the Choose a connection… area.

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Enter your CU Login Name and IdentiKey password, then tap OK.

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Once you enter your credentials, a new connection will appear, labeled UCB VPN. This is the connection that you need to use. Delete the connection with the name you entered in step 5.

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Tap UCB VPN and you will be connected to the CU Boulder VPN service.

*Note: Connect to the VPN in the future by tapping this UCB VPN connection.