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Cisco AnyConnect (Android)
This guide shows you how to set up an VPN connection running Android operating system using AnyConnect App.
To set up the VPN connection, your device must be connected to the Internet.
Depending on your Android version and device vendor, the menu may look different. Due to the variety of systems, the compatibility issues may be not present. The search for the suitable App may turn no results or you may be asked to grant another permission or even root privileges to an app.
Install an App
You can download a Cisco AnyConnect App from Google Play here for Android versions 4 and higher.
Cisco may offer a brand-specific VPN client for supported devices, e.g. Samsung AnyConnect. If you chose to use this version instead of the one provided above, please make sure that the application is offered by Cisco before installation. In the App descriptions, you will find the information on the App provider.
The following steps were done with a mobile device running Android v.5.0.2.
To install the App, klick on Install button and agree with User Terms and License Agreements.
Set up a new VPN Connection
Due to the current load in VPN, two more servers were set up in addition to vpn.gwdg.de: vpn-b.gwdg.de and vpn-c.gwdg.de . We recommend using one of them.
Tap on the name of the newly created connection. Slide now the VPN Connector to turn on the VPN connection.
You will be asked for the username and password.
Note: you cannot store your user credential in the current version of the Cisco AnyConnect App.
To log in use your username and password in one of the following forms:
In the case you get Untrusted VPN server! warning, some settings must be carried out.
Navigate to the Action Bar menu and choose Settings.
Clear the checkbox of the option Block untrusted servers. Go back through the navigation to the previous screen and tap again on the newly created connection.
Security warning Non-Trusted Certificate should appear. Tap them on details and compare the SHA1 fingerprint line equals to the following fingerprint:
If the fingerprint is correct tap on Import and Continue.
If the fingerprint does not match the fingerprint listed here, please contact the email@example.com.
Provide your username and password and tap on OK, to establish VPN Connection.