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Android Cisco Secure Client VPN Installation Instructions

Modified on: Thu, Jan 11, 2024 10:53 AM

Follow the steps below to connect to the WFU Network through the Virtual Private Network (VPN) on an Android smartphone.

1. Locate and launch the Google Play Store app. You can also access the Google Play Store by visiting
2. In the Google Play Store, search “Cisco Secure Client-AnyConnect” and select Install.

Install button in Google Play store

3. Once the Cisco Secure Client app is installed on your phone, launch the Secure Client application. To continue to the application setup you must accept the End User License Agreement by selecting OK. 

4. Once on the Cisco Secure Client home screen, select Connections. 

Connections button in Cisco Secure Client App

5. Select the plus icon at the bottom right of the screen to add a new VPN connection.

Add connections button in Cisco Secure Client App

6. Enter "" in the Server Address field and select Done.

Add in server field in Cisco Secure Client App

7.You should see listed under Connections. Select the slider beside AnyConnect VPN to connect. 

8. After selecting the connection you will be prompted to enter your Wake Forest University credentials via Google Single Sign-on. 

Screenshot of Google Single Sign On screen.

9. Select OK to allow the connection request

OK button in Cisco Secure Client App

10.  An Icon will appear to identify that you are securely connected to the VPN.  The icon you see may appear differently than what is shown here.

A screenshot of a key icon indicating a secure vpn connection.

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