How to make an SSH Connection with Android Devices? [Complete Guide]

Are you looking for a guide through you can make an SSH connection with android devices then this article will help you to understand this concept and how to make SSH from Android Devices

Updated: 14 Apr, 23 by Susith Nonis 3 Min

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Are you looking to secure your server into your android devices? One of the simplest ways to accomplish is simpleSSH. As we discussed in our last article about how one can access your windows server from Android via Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). In continuation of that article here we are going to give your brief understanding about how to make an SSH Conection with Android Devices. 

In Order to make an SSH Connectioon from your Android Devices you can buy linux VPS with us that are the cheapest and with 24*7 supports/help desk available. To start accomplishing your goal for SSH From Android Devices, First; You need to set up the server, then install an SSH server. Note that, During the tutorial we will be connecting to a CentOS server.


To start making an SSH Conection on your android device, You Should check that you have an installed SSH Server or not on your operating system. To proceed you should follow the Install openssh-server package centos command on your system:

  • sudo yum install -y openssh-server;

How to connect to linux VPS server Via Android

Now we will dive to understand the concept to configure SSH with Android device.

Step 1: First you have to install “Juice SSH” from Google Play Store.

How to connect to SSH with Android Device

Step 2: Open the app and click on Connections at the top

Connections on JuiceSSH

Step 3: Click on the + icon and provide the server details

Creating a connection

Step 4. Click on “Identity” and select “New”

Creating new identity

Step 5: Provide the required details and tap the tick on the top right corner

Setting up the identity

Step 6: Save the details.

Saving the server details

Step 7: Now select the newly created connection to your server.

Connection set

Step 8: Provide the Username and Password

Linux server connected

Congratulations, you have successfully configured an SSH Connection with your Android device.

We thought that with the help of this guide you can access your server with your android devices during your vacation or when you are not with your system with the help of remote connection. This articles help you to make a SSH Connection with Android. If you feel that there is some other ways to through you can do accomplish the same goal or you have some staff in your team who is managing is some different way or any other plan, then you can share them with us via the below given comment box, We will list that guide too in our blog post that can help others.

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