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How to configure an OpenVPN connection on Android
Last Updated a year ago

OpenVPN for Android is an open source client compatible with all versions of Android 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) and later. Most devices released since 2012 are running Android 4.x or later.

1) You can find vpn.zip archive at top right corner of this manual, this arhive contains vpn.opvn configuration file. Download it to your computer, unzip it and then transfer it to your Android device.

2) Open the Google Play Store and install "OpenVPN for Android" app. When the installation is complete tap Open.

3) Tap on the + button.

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4) Tap on the import button.

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5) Navigate to the folder location where you copied the vpn.ovpn configuration file in step 1 and tap on the name of the server that you wish to connect to (vpn.ovpn).

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6) You will see confirmation that the config file has been imported. Tap the save to disk button in the bottom right area.

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7) You will see the server is now available in the profiles tab. Tap the server name (vpn) to connect.


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8) Enter your username and password. Select the Save Password box if you do not wish to enter your username and password everytime you connect. Tap the OK button.

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9) You are successfully connected when "Initialization Sequence Completed" message appears on the bottom of the screen. After that you should see a lock icon in the notification area at the top. If you pull down your notification bar you should see the 'OpenVPN for Android' app listed showing that you are connected. If you followed all the steps right, now you should be able to use VPN from your Android device.

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