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Configure VPN on iOS

  1. Navigate to the App Store and download AnyConnect. Tap the Free button for Cisco AnyConnect.
    • Note: AnyConnect on iOS Devices requires iOS 7.  

    download vpn

  2. Tap Install, and then tap Open once the app is installed. You may need to enter your AppleID and password to complete the install. 

    tap install

    tap open

  3. After opening Cisco AnyConnect, tap OK to enable the software. 

    tap OK

  4. To begin configuring the VPN, tap Add VPN Connection. 

    add new connection

  5. Setup the VPN Connection as shown below. List a description that you prefer for the connection and enter the server address as cipher.richmond.edu. Tap Save when finished. 

    enter settings

  6. Once the Richmond VPN is setup, toggle the AnyConnect VPN switch to ON to activate the VPN. 

    toggle on

  7. Enter your NetID and password and then press Connect

    connect

  8. Tap Accept on the policy agreement to complete the connection. 

    tap accept

  9. Once connected, the VPN icon will appear at the top of your screen in the status bar.

    vpn status bar

  10. To disconnect, re-open the AnyConnect app and toggle the switch to OFF. 

    disconnect vpn

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