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Installing GlobalProtect on Android devices

You can install the GlobalProtect client on any Android device, including phones, tablets, and Chromebooks. These steps were performed on Android 7.1.1 - your device may look different.

  1. Open the Google Play Store and search for "GlobalProtect" - this should be the first result:
    1. Alternatively, you can open a web browser on another computer and go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paloaltonetworks.globalprotect then choose to install on any of your mobile devices.
  2. Download the GlobalProtect client.
  3. Once installed, open the GlobalProtect app and enter the portal address uavpn.albany.edu.
  4. Enter your University at Albany NetID and password and tap Connect.
  5. You may be prompted to accept the VPN connection request from the GlobalProtect client. Tap OK to proceed.
  6. You should now be connected to the VPN. To disconnect, tap Disconnect at the bottom of the screen.


Reconnecting to the VPN

  1. To reconnect to the VPN, open the GlobalProtect app and tap Connect at the bottom of the screen.