VPN Access On A Mobile Device

Question

How do I access my on-campus computer via VPN on my mobile device?

Answer

To connect to your on-campus computer using your mobile device:

Note: You must already have access to VPN for the following to work. To confirm you have BGSU VPN/Pulse Secure installed on your device, review this article*If Pulse Secure is not currently installed on your university-owned device, please contact ITS. 

  1. Download and install the Pulse Secure app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store onto your mobile device.
  2. Open the Pulse Secure application.
  3. Select Please Add a Connection and complete the following fields:
    • Connection Name: BGSU
    • URL: vpn.bgsu.edu
    • Username: BGSU username
  4. Select Add.
  5. Select Connect.
  6. Enter the following:
    • Username: BGSU username
    • Password: BGSU password
    • Additional password: push
  7. Select Sign In.
  8. Select Approve

To disconnect:

  1. Open the VPN notification on your device.
  2. Select Disconnect

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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Details

Article ID: 84716
Created
Mon 8/12/19 2:41 PM
Modified
Wed 6/10/20 12:03 PM