Setting up a VPN Connection (VPN AnyConnect) with Android

Requirement: You have installed an up-to-date version of Android.

  • Installation of the VPN Client

    1. Download of the AnyConnect App

    Download the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. Alternatively, you can find the app in the Play Store. You may find an app there that is customized for your device.

    1. Download of the AnyConnect App

    2. Installing the AnyConnect App

    Install the AnyConnect App by tapping "Install".

    2. Installing the AnyConnect App

    3. Accepting the App Permissions

    Press "Accept" to approve the requested app permissions.

    3. Accepting the App Permissions
  • Establishing the VPN Connection

    1. Starting the AnyConnect App

    Start the AnyConnect App.

    1. Starting the AnyConnect App

    2. Accepting the License Agreement

    Accept the License Agreement by tapping "Accept".

    2. Accepting the License Agreement

    3. Adding the VPN Connection

    Add the VPN-Connection by choosing "Add new VPN Connection...".

    3. Adding the VPN Connection

    4. Connection Editor

    Choose a description for the network (e.g. WWU) and enter vpn.uni-muenster.de as the server address. Tap on "Done" afterwards.

    4. Connection Editor
  • Starting & Ending the VPN-Connection

    1. Turning on the VPN Connection

    Open the app. Move the switch to "On" afterwards. Alternatively, you may also choose the VPN connection you set up.

    1. Turning on the VPN Connection

    2. Entering your user data

    Enter your user ID and your password for network access and confirm your entry by tapping "OK".

    2. Entering your user data

    3. Trusting the Application

    Tick "I trust this application" and press "OK" afterwards.

    3. Trusting the Application

    4. Established Connection

    The connection is established now. There is also an entry within your notifications.

    4. Established Connection

    5. Disconnecting the VPN Connection

    If you do not need the VPN Connection anymore, disconnect AnyConnect by starting the app via notifications and choosing "Disconnect". Alternatively, you may open the app directly and swith the slide to "Off".

    5. Disconnecting the VPN Connection