Connect to SonicWall Mobile Connect VPN app on phone or tablet

Updated on 7 July 2023

How to install and use the VPN to get remote access to secure services on your mobile device. The VPN is only for use when off campus.

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You may not need to use the VPN

Find out when you need to use it before connecting as many of our services no longer require the VPN

Download the app

The app is available in the: Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Windows Store, Chrome Web Store, and in Amazon Apps for Kindle.

  1. Search for the SonicWall Mobile Connect app in your App Store
  2. Install the app on your phone or tablet
  3. Go into the app and configure it using the connection information below
  4. Go to Settings in the app to adjust the default connection settings so they meet your needs

After you've installed the app, go into it and turn the VPN on whenever you want to use it. Remember to turn it off when finished.

Connection information

  • Name: UoD VPN
  • Server:
  • Log in to (Realm): Azure SAML

Enter your login details (full username including when asked.

If you have a username that doesn’t include your ID number (students) or end with a number (staff), make sure you enter it correctly.


Disconnect from the VPN

Remember to disconnect from the VPN when you have finished using it.