VPN Installation Instructions for Android - University of Houston
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VPN Installation Instructions for Android

Installing the VPN
Connecting to VPN | Disconnect from VPN
Connecting to FULL VPN
| Disconnect from FULL VPN


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 OK and accept the license agreement if one is presented.install3

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

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

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  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.eduthis is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus 
      • full-vpn.uh.eduthis is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries 

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    8. Tap Done.


Connect to the UH VPN

This is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus. Please make sure to have the DUO mobile app installed on your device before starting.       

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.
  2. If you see a message seeking your attention, Press OK



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  3. If you do not see an address listed on Connections, press Connections



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  4. Press Add New VPN Connection



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  5. Enter a Description and vpn.uh.edu as the Server Address.
  6. Press Done



    description and server address


  7. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button. 



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  8. Enter your Microsoft 365 username.
  9. Press Next


    VPN Microsoft 365 Initial Login



  10. Enter your Microsoft 365 password.
  11. Press Sign in


    VPN Microsoft 365 Password Login



  12. Select one of the following: 



    norememberme



  13. On your mobile device press Tap To View Actions… Or go directly to the DUO mobile app on your phone. 



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  14. Press Approve



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



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. Please make sure to have the DUO mobile app installed on your device before starting.      

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.
  2. If you see a message seeking your attention, Press OK



    agreement



  3. If you do not see an address listed on Connections, press Connections



    connection



  4. Press Add New VPN Connection



    new connection



  5. Enter a Description and full-vpn.uh.edu as the Server Address.
  6. Press Done



    description and server address



  7. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button. 


    slider


  8. Enter your Microsoft 365 username.
  9. Press Next



    VPN Microsoft 365 Initial Login



  10. Enter your Microsoft 365 password.
  11. Press Sign in



    VPN Microsoft 365 Password Login



  12. Select one of the following: 



    norememberme



  13. On your mobile device press Tap To View Actions… Or go directly to the DUO mobile app on your phone. 


    android



  14. Press Approve



    approve



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



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.