The term "VPN" stands for "Virtual Private Network" which means to securely connect a device to a local network via the Internet.

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How do i Disconnect a VPN?

this is weird, i am using VPN Dragon and Hotspot Shield VPN, it asks me to trust the vpn, i check the box and connect it, it works fine, however, there is a bug which keeps bothering me, sometimes the ...
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How to Reverse Usb Tethering with VPN [tun0 interface] routing?

I have a big problem and after many days I can't find any solution because I'm not Linux experienced user... Problem: I'm using USB [Reverse] Tether (Windows share internet with android phone via USB ...
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Tether laptop to Android Pulse Secure

I am using Ubuntu at the moment, and cannot get my company's VPN to work reliably using openconnect. I can, however, connect via the Pulse Connect Android app. Clearly, I could then tether my laptop ...
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Thumbnails Gone? Until I Use VPN?

My thumbnails disappeared and I have tried everything to get them back and nothing has worked. I was able to find them and pull out of my system files but cannot see them where they are used in app ...
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VPN Connection without VPN being the gateway to internet? d855 stock w/ root

I am currently on LG G3 (d855) with modded, rooted stock rom, so I can perform changes to system. When setting up a VPN connection, usually the whole traffic is sent through the gateway specified by ...
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Android and pure IPsec Transport mode?

Does the Android (Lollipop) native VPN client does supports "pure" IPsec (without L2TP) in Transport Mode (i.e: not Tunnel) mode? And for which versions of Android? I have, thus far, managed to ...
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Running a Debian installation on Android as a NAS / VPN - what would I lose as compared to a Raspberry Pi or similar comp? [closed]

I have a rooted Android phone that is no longer in use. I have currently been using Linux Deploy on an Android tablet to run a Debian installation in chroot, and have found it so useful that this ...
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6.0.1 fails to send MMS over PIA Always-On VPN when using 4G LTE

Yesterday, I set up a PIA VPN. I've configured it to use IPv4 over T-Mobile 4G LTE. I'm unable to send or receive MMS while connected to the VPN -- they can be sent/received as normal when the VPN ...
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PPTP VPN dosen't work in android 5.X what should i do?

i'm trying to make a vpn via an application called "VyprVPN" but first before connecting to its servers i did a setup to my android device but the problem is after looking for many tutorials and apply ...
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Change VPN PPTP port on Android 5

I need to connect to my VPN server on my phone. When i connect to server via home Wi-Fi all is OK, but when I switch my connection to broadband connecting to server is lost. Most probably, my operator ...
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Why doesn't my VPN client transition between mobile to Wi-Fi?

I'm experiencing slightly odd behavior from my VPN on a Note 4, Android 5.0.1. It appears to work as far as routing my traffic is concerned, but if I leave an area with Wi-Fi and come back, it stays ...
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How to override default Android's default screen lock security policy?

I want my Android device screen to open without requiring password. So I chose "none" option in Security settings. But, when I needed to add a VPN connection, it required me to provide a password, ...
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VPN connection problem in Micromax P362 Android tablet

I've been lately trying to tether internet via bluetooth from my Nokia 5130 c-2 to Micromax Funbook Talk P362. Tethering from my basic phone isn't a problem as it supports DUN profile. Also it works ...
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How can I disable or delete a 4 digit VPN password I accidentally set in my ZTE SPEEDS N9130 phones settings after tapping on VPN?

I did this 2 days ago not realizing what I was doing. It has caused a "numeric keypad like" to be present on my phones screen everytime I go to do anything at all with the phone. It won't allow me to ...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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How to change lock screen due to VPN settings

I just faced this problem.. i turned on my VPN last night and a pop up told me to change my lockscreen settings to either password or fingerprint (I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 4), so i did. Ever ...
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Push Android Exchange Calendar to Google Web Calendar

Let me start off by saying this question is essentially an updated version of Access synced Exchange calendar from desktop browser but not a duplication I have a work phone with Exchange access over ...
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Windows 7 VPN Connection over Android 3G network problem

What I have: Windows 7 Notebook with VPN settings (username password), Android 4 phone (ASUS 400) as Wi-Fi/USB modem, VPN network; What I need: VPN connection in Windows 7 over 3g network shared ...
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Resolving Credential storage issue

On Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SMP600 when I try to to add a VPN I'm prompted for credential storage password. I have tried all the other solutions on SO and none of them worked. I have PIN code on the ...
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Missing VPN Icon

My device is Asus Memopad 7 (ME176CX) Since upgrading to Lollipop I no longer get a key icon on the bar when my VPN is connected. I'm not sure if this is a Lollipop thing or a ZenUI thing? Can I ...
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Bypass Internet in mobile

ur college provides wifi,but it cannot be used by mobile devices.. Wifi is connected.. Only app notification are received.. Whatsapp works(images/videos can't be downloaded.. Only text ) have tried ...
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Genymotion + VPN

I am running Genymotion on a MAC. I tried the changed settings in Virtualbox on Adapter 2 to "Bridged" also trying NAT / NAT Network but it does not work. It runs fine on my physical Android device. ...
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Bypassing a game blocked by wifi

I am trying to access a mobile application called 'Brave Frontier' but because the wifi has blocked this game, i cannot access it. I have tried to use multiple VPN apps but none of them have worked. ...
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VPN to an android TV box via a MikroTik routerboard

I have a threefold question: Is it possible to control an android TV box over the internet at a remote location? What program is suggest by the community. And if this is possible how does one set it ...
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Connect Nexus 9 Android to Windows VPN Server

I am trying to connect my Nexus 9 (5.1 Lollipop) to a VPN server I created on Windows XP. I am using the built-in VPN service. When I am trying to connect using PPTP, I get 'Unsuccessful' message. ...
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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VPN tunneled output for USB tethering

How do I make my android a vpn gateway with mobile internet/wifi as input and usb tethering as tunneled output? I have tried some iptables commands found on the internet but none worked. I have ...
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Automate Always-On VPN with Tasker

I have a VPN server at home which works great with the built in VPN client from Android 5.1. I can also use my VPN server with the Always-On option, so no problems there. I want Tasker to toggle the ...
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Being able to access LAN while using VPN

On Ubuntu, using network-manager, I am able to acces my local LAN while at the same time using a VPN to access internet. On android 4.4.4, I am using the app of my VPN provider (PIA), and there is no ...
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Internet slow connection after connecting to a custom VPN

I have a custom VPN made at home, and after connecting to it on a computer and access a samba to copy a file, it works and copies the file with ~5MB/s.(WIRED) But when i do the same operation on an ...
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Can't connect tablet to VPN

I have two android devices, my phone and my tablet. In the country I live in some websites are blocked, which make some applications useless since they depend on internet connection. I tried in my ...
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Localisation in-app on Android, issue

I will try to be brief : There is this app, a game (World of Warriors) that DO NOT ASK FOR PERMISSION TO TRACK LOCALISATION. In this same app, there is this offer, Tapjoy (in the app, not through the ...
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Stop non-VPN traffic from going through VPN

I have set up a L2TP/IPSec VPN set up on my phone. Now all my network traffic goes through the VPN. However I am not a fan of that. Not only does it add unnecessary overhead, it also makes me unable ...
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VPN Connection - Android Not Working , working fine IPhone

Our company users with IPhones are able establish a VPN connection. Few of us have Androids me specifically has a (HTC) Android Version 5.0.1 but unable to get a VPN connection I followed the ...
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Huge unexplained data transfer - investigating

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, and I do normal usage with it (web, reddit, mail, texts no netflix some youtube clips and not much streaming overall). Have been using it for about 2.5 year, without ever ...
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Why isn't Android using the IPSec VPN for browsing etc.?

I have configured IPSec VPN using a PSK to connect to my home network using the default built-in VPN settings in Android 5 on my Nexus 5. It connects correctly, but most apps don't use the connection ...
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Bypassing a blocked port on a 3G connection

I know this may seem illegal, but I just wanted to know how to bypass a blocked port on my Carrier 3G connection. Sometime before I used to use some Android VPN app that gave me access to the ...
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Working inside VPN using an unrooted Android device (or Genymotion)

I am trying to use an unrooted Android device (or alternatively, a Genymotion emulator) to run an application that needs to be connected to a VPN. On my PC, I only need to connect via Cisco's ...
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Connect to VPN without changing IP

On my windows 7 laptop, when I connect to my work VPN, my IP stays the same as it was before connecting to the VPN. However, on my android phone, when I connect to my university's VPN, my IP is ...
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Why am I not allowed slashes in the proxy setting?

HTC/Android 4.4.2 I am trying to set up VPN at work, which requires me to define a proxy server. I can long-tap on the staff WiFi name and enable advanced options, which allows me to define the proxy ...
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Need 2 Step Credentialing VPN Client for Android to use with VIP ACCESS

I use Symantec VIP Access with my laptop with the Cisco client for access to my company VPN. How can I do 2 step credentialing VPN for my Android device as the Cisco app does on my laptop?
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How to connect to multiple VPN in android

My university has a VPN and we need to connect to the VPN in order to get access to three internet. But, I want to contact to a workplace using internet. Is there any way to have multiple book in ...
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Can't turn on Tunnel Bear VPN on my Galaxy S4

I used to be able to to turn on Tunnel Bear VPN on my Galaxy S4. But now, whenever I get the prompt that says I trust this application, it won't let me select the check box. So, I can't connect.
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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Galaxy Grand 2 asks password for credential storage while trying to create a vpn

I have never used the vpn feature of my phone. Now when I try to create a vpn, by going to settings > more networks > vpn it asks me to enter password for credential storage which I have never ...
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Connect to local network with OpenVPN . Problem: Local IP address unset but adding route?

The goal I do want to connect to some services (e.g. file server, IP camera etc) in my home network from my mobile phone by using VPN. I use Tomato Version 1.28 (shibby) on my Netgear WNR3500L v2 ...
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Secure ADB connection over network

I am using Geniatech ATV Android Set Top Boxes running android 4.2.2 for a current project. I might put some of those devices in public places like shopping centers. These boxes are connected to the ...
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Always-on VPN sends no traffic

I've set up a L2TP/IPSec VPN server with pre-shared keys, and everything works fine when I connect to the VPN manually. However, when it's set to be the always-on VPN, everything changed. It seemd ...
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How to configure VPN using pcf profile and custom certificate

I want to connect the VPN of my university with my Android device. My university provides a .pem certificate, a .pcf profile and instructions how to set up the vpn connection under a "normal" ...
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VPN app in Google Play Store prevents me from connecting the Internet

I was using the app called VPN 1-Click for a long time. Recently I got root and granted it permissions when it asked for it. I recently removed the permissions from the app because the servers weren't ...