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Configuring Android 4.x to Access the UCSD Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Follow these steps to connect your Android 4.x to the UCSD virtual private network (VPN), which lets you create protected connections to UCSD's network from remote locations.

Before you begin, you must have:

  • An Android phone with version 4.x firmware or later installed
  • Your UCSD Active Directory username and password
  • Your Active Directory username is usually the first part of your UCSD e-mail address before the @ symbol. If you forget your password, see Getting or Changing UCSD Passwords.

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1. Download Cisco VPN AnyConnect ICS+.

  • Using your Android phone, download the AnyConnect client in the Google Play store. Search "AnyConnect ICS+.

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2. Install the App.

  • Click Download and install the app.
  • When finished downloading click Accept & Download.

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3. Enter VPN Connection.

  • Choose Add New VPN Connection.
  • Description: UCSD.
  • Server Address: vpn.ucsd.edu.
  • Certificate Automatic.
  • Click Done.
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4. Enter your AD username and password.

  • Select the group EasyconnectAllthruucsd or Split.
  • Enter your Active Directory (AD) username and password.

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5. Finish Connection.

  • Select I trust this application.
  • Select OK.
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