I am required to use VPN to access UH resources. How do I set up AnyConnect VPN client on my Android device?

VPN Installation Instructions for Android

Installing the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

  1. Go to the Google Play Store and search for Cisco AnyConnect.

  2. Choose the AnyConnect app and tap Install.install1

  3. If prompted, tap Accept to give AnyConnect permission to access other apps.install2

  4. Tap Open and accept the license agreement if one is presented.install3

  5. Choose to add a new VPN connection by tapping Connections.install4

  6. If the Advanced Preferences screen displays, tap Add a New VPN Connection.install5

  7. Enter the following information:

    • Description: label the configuration with a unique identifier (for example, UHVPN)
    • Server Address: enter one of the following
      • vpn.uh.edu - this is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus 
      • full-vpn.uh.edu - this is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries 

                                                                                                                   serveraddressblankdesc                                                                                             

                                                                                                                      

    8. Tap Done.

 

Connect to the UH VPN

This is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus.     

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.

  2. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button.

  3. When prompted for your username and password, enter the following and then tap Connect:

    • Username: your COUGARNET ID
    • Password: your COUGARNET password                                 android vpn connect
  4. If you see a message seeking your attention, tap OK.                                                  connect2

  5. When you are connected to VPN, the AnyConnect app shows the VPN as turned on.connect3

 

Disconnect from the UH VPN

To disconnect from the UH VPN, open the AnyConnect app and tap the On button. It toggles to Off, disconnecting your device from the UH VPN Service.

Note: If you disconnect from UH VPN you will be required to re-enter your password for reconnections.

 

 

 

Connect to the Full UH VPN

This is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries. 

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.

  2. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button.

  3. Select full-vpn.                                                                              android full vpn connect
  4. When prompted for your username and password, enter the following and then tap Connect:

    • Username: your COUGARNET ID
    • Password: your COUGARNET password                               android full vpn connect                        
  5. If you see a message seeking your attention, tap OK.                                                  connect2

  6. When you are connected to VPN, the AnyConnect app shows the VPN as turned on.connect3

 

 

Disconnect from the Full UH VPN

To disconnect from the Full UH VPN, open the AnyConnect app and tap the On button. It toggles to Off, disconnecting your device from the UH VPN Service.

Note: If you disconnect from the Full UH VPN you will be required to re-enter your password for reconnections.

Created: Jan 25, 2018 - 10:45am Updated: Mar 27, 2019 - 10:13am Author: UIT Support Center Article: 2873
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