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iOS / iPadOS Cisco AnyConnect VPN Installation Instructions

Modified on: Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:51 AM


Follow the steps below to download Cisco AnyConnect VPN on your iPhone or iPad

  1. Open the App Store. 
    App Store Logo
  2. Search for “AnyConnect” and select Cisco AnyConnect (not Legacy). Press FREE or the download button if you have installed it before. 
    Screenshot of iPhone screen that shows step 2
  3. Once the installation is complete, open the AnyConnect app.
  4. Press the toggle button for AnyConnect VPN.
     Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 4
  5. In the Server Address field, type in vpn.wfu.edu and press Save.
     Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 5
  6. Click Allow for adding a VPN connection to your device Settings (you may be prompted to enter your device’s passcode).  Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 6
  7. Once again press the toggle button for AnyConnect VPN
     Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 7
  8. The first time making a VPN connection, you will be prompted to login via your wfu.edu Google account.  Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 8
  9. Once the sign in is successful, you will be connected to WFU’s secure VPN. 
     Screenshot of iPhone Screen following Step 9




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