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I had the same problem, but I found a solution. I just chose Pattern, turned off the screen, turned it back on and clicked on Forgot in the lower-right corner. After I gave in my Google password it changed automatically back to slide. In the settings the option "none" is still grayed-out but it's selected anywhere and it works.


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Yes, 3G traffic will go through your VPN if it's set up correctly. Whether or not your service provider supports that is another matter; some block VPN traffic (such as Verizon - see this thread).


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A VPN is a virtual private network. Your device connects to a VPN server through a public connection and tunnels a second virtual and private (to you) connection through the VPN server to see all devices that are protected behind the VPN server (such as a company's whole network infrastructure for example). This feature is mostly used for road warriors ...


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Answering an old question, I know, but Android 4.2 has "Always-on VPN" in the menu on the VPN Settings page: setting a VPN profile under this will maintain the VPN connection, and only allow network traffic when connected to it. More info: http://support.google.com/nexus/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2819573 (It may have been added in an earlier version ...


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Found this, it's a hack but it works for on my galaxy nexus 2.1.2 Here's the steps: Set your lock screen security to what you want, slide/none Go to create VPN profile Create a pattern lock Setup VPN profile Lock device Unlock but input the wrong pattern until device locks for 30. Tap "Forgotten Pattern" Enter your google account details. Cancel the ...


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You can solve this issue either from the Android side or from the Windows side: From the Android side Tap your device "menu" button, and select "settings"; Tap "Wireless & networks"; Tap "Wi-Fi settings"; Tap your device "menu" to bring up extra options and select "advanced"; Tap "Use static IP"; Fill in your local network static IP details and dns ...


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If you have access to a computer that a) is on the same Wi-Fi network; and b) runs wireshark (http://www.wireshark.org/) you can probably find out the port that way.


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VPN capabilities (PPTP, L2TP and IPSec) for Android were included from version 1.6 (Donut) onwards.


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1 - No. There is a microSD slot where you can insert cards upto 32 GB in size to extend the memory. 2 - Yes - VPN support is present in 2.1 as well 3 - Some are free, some are not. Some are ad-supported.


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The setting that you're talking about is in effect the --redirect-gateway option of OpenVPN and is documented on the OpenVPN man page --redirect-gateway Automatically execute routing commands to cause all outgoing IP traffic to be redirected over the VPN. This option performs three steps: Create a static route for the --remote ...


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This is really a continuation of @Zuul's answer, to cover the DNS settings in Android 4.0+ (ICS), which is a little harder to find IMO. AFAIK Zuul's answer covers Android <2.3 settings. From the Android side (Android 4.0+ ICS) Settings WiFi (click on word "WiFi", not ON/OFF switch) Press and hold (long tap) your wireless network until dialog pops up ...


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As described in this how-to, you can do this by installing a "chrooted" Linux distro on Android such as Ubuntu, and then downloading, installing and configuring Hamachi manually. Hamachi is a vpn program which can be used to link up computers. With hamachi on an android you would be able to access the files on multiple computers from anywhere in the ...


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Turns out you can forward all traffic over the network by entering 0.0.0.0/0 You can then check by doing a google search for your IP and it should now be the public IP of your VPN's gateway


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The way I did it was to install dd-wrt on my home router and enable PPTP VPN. Then I just put in the user name and password in the VPN settings in Gingerbread.


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Typically, yes. You're creating a private network -- you want to route stuff through the network. It's private. If only the browser applications were routing through the private network -- some other app could be sniffing activity, and sending it through the other connection. Goodbye, private! See Also: http://www.howstuffworks.com/vpn.htm ...


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This is for security reasons: If you lose your phone with VPN set up, anyone can log into your network. Having a pin lock mitigates this threat. If you happen to have CyanogenMod 7+ installed there's an option called Profiles. You can setup your default profile to have no screen lock at all (not even slide lock). That's the closest I got. Hint: This feature ...


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If Joe's device is rooted and Joe has a server (with full SSH access) running somewhere on internet, Joe should use SSH Tunnel app with socks proxy option checked (for dynamic port forwarding). There's no need to install VPN server or proxy server. There's no need to do complicated configurations on server. Plus, Joe's data will be secured inside powerful ...


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You can't use the native option for OpenVPN as it's not compatible with IPSec, IKE, PPTP, or L2TP, which are the only types of VPNs supported by Android: http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/341-openvpn-compatibility.html


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I used to use PPTP, but switched to OpenVPN, which is now what I prefer. As far as security, OpenVPN is known to be pretty bulletproof. PPTP is the only one with real issues, though it's still fine for protecting against your average dope using Firesheep at Starbucks. Given the recent NSA revelations I personally wouldn't touch the ones by Cisco and/or ...


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No Android version natively supports IKEv2 yet. But you can install the free and open-source strongSwan VPN Client that uses IKEv2 and runs on Android 4 and newer.


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After a while trying, I try to check the 'Accept all certification in step 7, and it works.


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I don't know about older versions of Android, but from my 2.1 version it is pretty straight-forward. From the Home screen go to Settings and tap "Wireless and Networks." Then "VPN Settings" and Add VPN and follow the prompts from there.


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A complete article on VPN on HTC Desire is present on the HTC Europe portal. Hope this will help you out. Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN) From your phone, you can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) that allow you to connect and access resources inside a secured local network, such as your corporate network. ...


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I think GTalk uses port 5228, and the notifications and Market downloads both use the GTalk protocol internally.


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I've been interested in trying this for a little while, but for now I have just been using SSH. The guide I've been eyeing on the subject is here, which is using OpenVPN to DD-WRT on Android. It seems pretty straightforward.


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Step #1) Create security lock through Settings (pattern, pin, password). Step #2) Add VPN connections Step #3) Plug the phone in and run these commands (requires adb to be setup properly and drivers). I am sure there is a way to do this directly on the phone but this is easier for me. Commands to remove security: adb shell sqlite3 ...


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I dont think so that your need to have to Port if you are willing to use VPN on Android. You simply need to add the server name in the settings which will be given to you by your VPN Provider. However, i will advise you to configure the setting again on vpn android . It will surely works out as one of my friend has also faced such issues while connecting to ...


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If you are trying to VPN from your phone to publicly accessible computer that is also part of your LAN, it really doesn't matter what port the VPN client on your phone uses.


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It is the same use of using VPN with desktop computer. You can connect to a network and become a part of it to access its resource. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which means that you can join a network (typically a organisation's LAN/WAN) through Internet and access its resources link printing or accessing intranet web portals etc. As you has ...



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