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Steps to configure the Geneseo VPN on a phone running the Android operating system

NOTE:  These directions are written for a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1
 These directions may differ slightly depending on your Phone and OS version

VPN will not work while connected to the "Geneseo Guest" wireless network.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Open your applications drawer and select the settings option
  2. On the connections page, select “More Networks”
  3. On the "More Networks" page, select VPN
  4. On the “VPN” page, select “Advanced IPsec VPN” 

  5. On the “VPN Client” page, select the “+” in the upper right hand corner 
  6. On the next page fill in the following sections as:
    1. VPN Connection Name: Geneseo VPN

    2. IPsec connection type: pre-shared key (IKEv1)

    3. Gateway:

    4. Identity: geneseo

    5. Pre-shared key (PSK): geneseo

  7. Click the save icon in the upper right hand corner when complete
  8. The Connection is now saved
  9. Tap the listed Geneseo VPN connection and click "Connect" from the  menu
  10. Enter in your Geneseo username and password on the "Authentication Credentials" menu and click ok
  11. If your connection is successful you will have a green checkmark next to the name of the VPN connection as well as a lock in your notifications bar 


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