VPN - Setup and Connect using the AnyConnect App for Android

Last Updated: 08/16/2017
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The documentation below shows the process of setting up the AnyConnect application to connect to CU Boulder's VPN service for Android users.

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Open the AnyConnect ICS+ app.

Step 3

Tap Add New VPN Connection.

Step 4

Tap Description.

Step 5

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

Step 6

Tap Server Address.

Step 7

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.

Step 8

Tap Done.

Step 9

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

Step 10

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

Step 11

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.

Step 12

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.