Setting up Pulse Secure on Android Devices

Before You Begin

For reference, the Pulse Secure App icon is:

Pulse Secure Android icon

It is strongly recommended:

That you remove the older Junos Pulse client if it is installed on your Android device.For more detailed instructions please see this wiki-how guide. Method 1 is likely the simplest procedure:

Note: Because Android has many different versions produced by many different manufacturers your screen may not exactly reflect the screenshots below. The steps should be similar. If for any reason these instructions aren't working, if you have questions or concerns or if you would like additional support please contact the UWIT Help Desk at 307-766-4357, option 1, or emailing 

Pulse Secure Setup Instructions

1. Begin by tapping on the “Play Store” icon

Tap Play Store icon

2. In the Play Store tap "Search"

Tap Search

3. Begin typing "Pulse Secure", you may tap the suggestion if it comes up.

Tap Pulse Secure

4. Once you've found "Pulse Secure" by "Pulse Secure" tap “INSTALL"

Tap Install

5. The Play Store will prompt you to Accept the permissions required to run Pulse Secure. To download the App tap “ACCEPT"

Tap Accept

6. Once installed, tap "OPEN"

Tap Open

7. You will be prompted to create a connection. Enter

Enter WyoSecure Address

8. Tap "Submit"

Tap submit

9. You will be prompted to name your connection and enter a username.

  • Name: Is arbitrary, please choose something that will identify the connection as before the University of Wyoming. We chose WyoSecure.
  • Username: is your UWyo username.
  • Realm and Role should remain blank.

Add connection settings

10. Tap “Add"

Tap add

11. When prompted, enter your UWyo password and tap "Sign In"

Sign in

12. Faculty & Staff Only - Android will prompt you to trust Pulse Secures Connection Request. Tap “OK"

Tap ok

Faculty and staff will be required to authenticate with Two Factor.

Disconnecting from Pulse Secure

When you're done, pressing "Disconnect" will end the VPN session.


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