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.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.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.     

  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.