Installing and using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client on Android Mobile Devices

Requires Android 4.0 or later

Screenshots were taken on a Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Some windows and dialog boxes may appear different on other mobile hardware or operating system versions.

Installing the App

  1. Tap the following link to open the Google Play Store page for the AnyConnect ICS app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cisco.anyconnect.vpn.android.avf&hl=en
  2. Install the AnyConnect ICS app (you may be prompted for your Google Play account information)

Configuring AnyConnect

  1. Open the AnyConnect app from the home screen or App Drawer
  2. Tap the ‘Add New VPN Connection...' button to bring up the Connection Editor (shown below)
  3. Tap description, type Flinders and tap OK
  4. Tap Server Address, type vpn.flinders.edu.au and tap OK
  5. Tap the Done button at the bottom of the screen to return to the main screen.

Connecting to the VPN

Tap either Flinders under ‘Choose a connection...' or on/off button next to AnyConnect VPN. Enter your FAN and password when prompted

 

The button should show as ‘on' once the VPN connection has been established