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FortiClient VPN - Android SSL Configuration (with images)

Guide to install and configure FortiClient VPN on an Android device

Android FortiClient Configuration for SSL VPN

Registering for the VPN Service

You must first register to use the VPN Service, if you haven't already you can register here : VPN Registration

Configuring an SSL VPN Connection

The following guide will lead you through installing and configuring the FortiClient VPN on your Android device.

FortiClient VPN - Play Store
  • Open the Play store on your Android Device
  • Search for FortiClient VPN
  • Tap Install



















FortiClient VPN - Open
  • Once the installation is complete tap Open


















FortiClient VPN - Welcome
  • On the Welcome message, tap OK


















FortiClient VPN permission Notification
  • On the FortiClient VPN permissions screen, tap OK




















FortiClient VPN Permission Confirmation
  • On the FortiClient VPN permissions screen, tap Allow


















FortiClient VPN Add VPN Connection
  • Enter  the name of the connection "VPN@Ed(SSL)"
  • Tick the "SSL VPN" option and tap Create


















FortiClient VPN - Enter Configuration Details
  • Enter the SSL VPN Details:
    • Server:
    • Port: 8443

Leave all other details as defaults

Note: There is no save button, the details are saved automatically















FortiClient VPN - Menu
  • Tap on the Menu (3 horizontal lines in the top right corner)
  • Tap VPN


















FortiClient VPN - Connection Choice
  • Tap on the "VPN@Ed(SSL)" vpn tunnel option



















FortiClient VPN - Connect
  • Tap Connect



















FortiClient VPN - Login
  • Enter your username (UUN) and VPN password, tap on Login



















FortiClient VPN - Confirm Connection
  • On the Connection Request screen tap ok



















You should now be connected to the University network


This guide was developed using Android One V10 but the steps should be the same for other version.