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OpenVPN is a type of VPN. It is currently only supported by aftermarket Android firmwares (custom ROMs).

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How to get shared files from Windows on Android through the Internet?

I have a Wi-Fi router in the home. My PC constantly connected to the router, and it's IPv4 is 192.168.0.100 (static). Also I always know a global IPv4 of the router (NAT is disabled). On the PC I have ...
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Android 9: OpenVPN Per App

First: this question is not a duplicate of: This question: I don't want to use SOCKS, and I am not asking about Lollipop. This question: No answer, and different use case This question: I don't have ...
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Google Play does not download application when VPN connection is active

I use OpenVPN Connect. When VPN connection is active Google Play can show pages, pictures, video, but does not download the application: "pending...". To begin download I need to disable VPN, then it ...
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Is there a way to always fire up my express VPN app whenever I open an incognito tab in chrome?

Is there a way to always fire up my express VPN app whenever I open an incognito tab in chrome? Basically something like a batch file or shell script maybe that can trigger this?
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Can we make a Vpn server run on Android?

Can we make a Vpn server run on Android. Can applications do this? If yes, which protocols are supported and is this a good idea to use such apps? If not, what are some issues that we may face?
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Can host machine talk to Blue stacks instance?

I'm running 3/4 Instagram accounts on different bluestacks instances, i'm running NordVPN on each one to give each a different IP. On the host machine i'm running Jarvee (Instagram bot), which you ...
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VPN disconnects immediately

My android phone connect to VPN then immediately disconnects, I tried most of VPNs on Google Play Store but it's not working. OpenVPN connects barely and disconnects in less than 1 minute, my network ...
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How to use Tasker with the new OpenVPN version?

I usually use OpenVPN Connect android client for connecting to my OpenVPN server in a raspberry. I also use Tasker to automatically connect to the VPN when I am outside from home. My configuration is: ...
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How to connect new user to hotspot while vpn running?

I'm running marshmallow (6.0.1) rooted. I run the following commands iptables -F iptables -t filter -F FORWARD iptables -t nat -F POSTROUTING iptables -t filter -I FORWARD -j ACCEPT iptables -t ...
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OpenVPN start & connect at boot time

How to start & connect OpenVPN at boot time? Please note that we are using Android 6.0 and OpenVPN 0.6.73. Using the paid Tasker app is not an option.
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Unable to connect to VPN through OpenVPN app

I have imported the .ovpn file, but when I try to connect I get the following error: OpenVPN core error: option_error: cannot connect via TCP-based proxy because no TCP server entries exist in ...
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How to automatically reconnect VPN on network change?

I'm using a VPN service, but so far I've only been using it on my computer. Now I'd like to have it on my phone as well. The service I use allow up to four simultaneous connections, so that isn't an ...
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How to exclude specific apps from using the VPN connection on Android?

I'm trying to exclude certain apps from using the VPN connection that is created on android so that those apps make a direct/proxy connection rather than through the VPN server. I use OpenVPN for ...
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How to create a VPN over Tor connection on android?

I am trying to setup a VPN over TOR connection on my phone so that the connection looks like this: - My device -> Tor -> VPN -> Internet I use orbot , OpenVPN connect app and also orwall. I ran ...
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Lollipop: OpenVPN connects, no data. Jellybean: Connects, gets data

I have 2 Azpen tablets, one running 5.1.1, the other running 4.2.2. I have an OpenVPN server and I am able to connect and use it successfully with a variety of devices (Windows, Linux, and the 4.2.2 ...
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Using OpenVPN Connect in power saving mode

On a Galaxy S6 with Android 6.0.1 I use OpenVPN Connect. It works properly when the device is not in power saving mode. However when I turn the power saving on, the OpenVPN connection immediately ...
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CSipSimple: Making calls through OpenVPN

I have an Asterisk server configured at home. It works well, and I am able to make calls to other devices internally over LAN or Wi-Fi - as well as outbound to a VoIP provider. I use CSipSimple as the ...
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OpenVPN DNS on non rooted device

I am trying to get OpenVPN working on my Android device using the official OpenVPN app from the app store. I am running on a Verizon S6 running 5.1.1 and do not have root on the device. I have ...
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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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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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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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How do I configure OpenVpn for android?

I've installed OpenVPN for Android on my Android 4.2.2 (Micromax A74) and Now I want to configure it in order to connect/active VPN.
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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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How can I extract .rar file in my SD card?

I have downloaded a VPN configuration file in .rar format but i can't extract it in my SD card. I tried Andro Zip and WinRar app for this purpose but still I can't do it. It only opens the files and ...
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How do I tether with vpn on Lollipop?

How do I tether with VPN on Lollipop? I have root. I found the following guide, but don't fully understand the instructions. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=33749904&postcount=10 ...
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Openvpn on Android: Doesn't appear to be routing through tunnel

I just noticed that my Android (running CM11) is not correctly routing my traffic to my openvpn server. I noticed when I was looking at the current connections on my OpenWRT router that I could see ...
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Why does Orbot need root for transparent proxying but OpenVPN doesn't?

Orbot requires a rooted device for transparently providing proxying to all applications, but if I understand correctly, the application OpenVPN doesn't. I understand those two applications do ...
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Can't connect to OpenVPN properly on Lollipop

I'm having a problem similar to that described here: https://forums.openvpn.net/topic17851.html - namely I have a home OpenVPN server set-up that I can connect to with my Linux machines and with ...
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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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How to re-enable all screen lock types after uninstalling OpenVPN connect?

I installed OpenVPN Connect on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The app forced me to pick a screen lock, which I set to PIN. However, I've cleared all application data regarding to OpenVPN Connect and also ...
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Is it possible to retrieve a password stored in OpenVPN?

I reinstalled my Mac and forgot to backup my username and password to my VPN provider. The good thing is I also have VPN installed on my android where it works fine and logs in automatically. So the ...
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OpenVPN vs built in vpn

I am running an openvpn server with open key infrastructure at home that I connect to whenever I'm away. I am at the moment running this via the official openvpn client app, but found that there is a ...
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Automatic system-wide proxy

When I'm on a public network that I don't trust, I use a combination of ConnectBot and ProxyDroid (with "Global Proxy" enabled) to tunnel my phone's traffic through a trusted server that I control. ...
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VPN client based web browser for Android to cross over all STUN/TURN/ICE/NAT issues and have a freedom of multimedia

Its too hard to first build one apps and then its nightmare to make the network work. Is it not possible in Android Mobile/Tablet and all Chrome browsers default to have VPN Client embedded? So that ...
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How do I make OpenVPN Connect honour the keepalive setting?

I've got an OpenVPN server and a Android OpenVPN client (OpenVPN Connect). In the server config I've configured it to use a less often than standard keepalive ping. By default, it's a ping every 10 ...
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Cyanogenmod 7 OpenVPN DNS not working

I want to route all the internet traffic of my phone through my VPN. I configured OpenVPN on my htc Desire with Cyanogenmod 7.2.0.1-bravo through the integrated VPN settings dialog. When I activate ...
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OpenVPN Tunneling Facebook/Gmail App

I recently downloaded the OpenVPN app and I have it setup to connect to a server at my house and all of my HTTP(S) traffic is tunneled through the connection. I have confirmed this by going to ...
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rooted android JB 4.1.1 razr m , Map network drive with VPN

So I established a VPN using openVPN app on my phone. My phone has an IP and everything on the network. What I would like to do now is browse the network drives remotely and possibly download files to ...
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How can I add routes to VPN

client dev tap proto udp remote ADDRESS PORT auth-user-pass ca cert-chain.pem remote-cert-tls server route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun verb 3 route-delay ...
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OpenVPN with Android 2.3.x - security concerns

I need to use my Android 2.3.x phone to access an OpenVPN server. I have CM 7 with built in support for OpenVPN and tun. My main concern is that I don't know where to put the keys in. If my phone gets ...
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OpenVPN browser tunneling

I hope I do not say silly things, or discounted, but I'm a newbie, at least for vpn. I want use my browser to connect on my corporate intranet via VPN connection, but I'm not able to do it. Someone ...
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tun.ko for Samsung Intercept/Stock Froyo

I have a Samsung Intercept, running the VM stock image of Froyo. I'm trying to get OpenVpn running on it. The phone is rooted, and I have OpenVpn and the gui from the marketplace running on it, and ...
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How do I set up OpenVPN on CyanogenMod 7?

I want to route all my network traffic through my home's ISP connection when I'm out in Internet cafes so I can't be eavesdropped/firesheeped. I have an HTC G2 with CyanogenMod 7, which has OpenVPN ...