How to Install AnyConnect App and Connect to the VPN - Android


Use to see your computer's VPN connection status.

  1. Install the AnyConnect app from Google Play,

  2. Read the End User License agreement carefully and agree by clicking OK.

  3. Once installed, open the AnyConnect app.

  4. Tap on  Connections 


    then Add a New Connection


5. Next, enter the following details

6. Tap Done.

7. You will be presented with the Advanced Preferences page. Select UWVPN.

8. Activate the VPN on by clicking the AnyConnect VPN - Disconnected option

9. You will then be presented with a sign in page before connecting. Input the details below:

  • Username: 8-character username (no needed)

  • Password: password

  • For the Second Password, follow the instructions below 

 In the 'Second Password' field, enter one of the following, then click Connect.

  • For Duo Mobile push: enter 'push'

  • For Duo hardware token or Duo app: enter your 6-digit code

  • For Duo Bypass code: enter your bypass code

  • For Yubikey: enter the code generated by touching the Yubikey

10. Ensure that you click “Connect” on the screen to prompt the 2FA notification to establish the connection.

  1. You are now connected to Cisco VPN on your Android device.


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