Last updated:
26-AUG-2014

Install and Configure Cisco AnyConnect for Android

Follow the steps below to install and configure Cisco AnyConnect on an Android device.

Due to differences in Android devices, your steps may differ slightly.

Install Cisco AnyConnect

  1. Connect your Android device to the Internet.
  2. Go to the Google Play store.
  3. Search for AnyConnect.
  4. Select AnyConnect from the search results and click Install.
  5. If prompted to accept permissions, click Accept & download.
  6. The application will download and install.

Configure Cisco AnyConnect

This activity requires an active dCloud session. Before you begin, schedule a session and wait for the session status to become Active.

  1. Connect your Android device to the Internet.
  2. Using a browser on your Android device, open http://dcloud.cisco.com, select the dCloud location nearest to you, and log in with your Cisco.com credentials.
  3. In dCloud, select My Dashboard > My Sessions, find the active session, and click View under the session.
  4. Click Session Details to view the AnyConnect credentials for the session. Note the host URL, a user ID, and the password.
  5. Launch AnyConnect on the Android device.
  6. Click Add New VPN Connection Add New VPN Connection.
  7. Click Server Address, enter the host URL from the AnyConnect credentials in the Server Address field, click OK and, then click Done.

Figure 1. Server Address

 Server Address

  1. Click the name of the new connection you created.
  2. Enter a user ID (Username) and the password from the AnyConnect credentials and then click OK.

Figure 2. Username and Password Entry

Username and Password Entry

  1. The device will connect to dCloud.
  2. Notification in the AnyConnect application screen that AnyConnect VPN is Connected and On confirms your successful connection to dCloud.

Figure 3. AnyConnect Status

AnyConnect Status