How do I connect to the VPN with an iPhone/ iPod Touch/ iPad?

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Overview

Instructions for connecting to Purdue VPN with an Apple Device. 

Instructions

  1. Search for Cisco Secure Client in the app store and install it:

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  1. Note that the name changes when then app is downloaded onto the phone:

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  1. When in the app, press on the Connections option shown on the screen:

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  1. Then press on “Add VPN Connection...”

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  1. You will then type in “webvpn.purdue.edu” in the description and server address of the pop-up menu.

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  1. Next, go back to the home page and toggle “AnyConnect VPN.”

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  1. Type in your Purdue career account and <yourcareerpassword.

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Article ID: 387
Created
Fri 6/30/23 3:04 PM
Modified
Fri 5/17/24 3:09 PM

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