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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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android ipsec routing

i manage some servers where vpn is the only access for maintenance.  On linux we use xl2tpd, strongswan-starter, and ip route.  i want to gain access for my phone (pixel 3 android 12) such that ...
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Is it possible to tether behind vpn? [duplicate]

If I use some vpn like nordvpn, and I tether my connection, is the tethered vpned too or not?
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Does the native VPN client support IKEv1 as of Android 12?

Is there any official documentation on what IPSec key exchange types are supported by the native Android 12 IPSec client (Racoon)? Specifically I’m interested in whether IKEv1 still works. I’m asking ...
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How to fix android vpn for Intranet

use a VPN for connecting to my company's Intranet and website in my PC and everything is ok, now I want to use this VPN in my android device for connecting to the Intranet, but I can't, [This is the ...
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Is it possible to use the built-in VPN client in the work profile?

As the title says, I'm looking for a way to set up the built-in VPN client to work with the work profile (under Shelter/Island). There's no separate Settings app in the work profile to allow that, or ...
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It's possible to start VPN connection from shell?

I have cross-compiled Lokinet (https://github.com/oxen-io/lokinet) for my Samsung Galaxy A70. This program communicate via TUN interface. Unfortunately, when I run this program in shell there is an ...
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Hide "VPN Active" persisting notification in Android 12

I use VPN 24*7. Earlier I used to be able to hide "VPN active" notification but since I upgraded to Android 12, the option is not there anymore. What should I do to hide the notification?
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VPN broke my network connection, how can I restore it?

I have a problem on my Lenovo K33a48 with Android 7.0. The problem manifests in almost all my google apps showing that there is no internet connection (Chrome, Play Store, Gmail), not syncing to my ...
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Is possible obtain free internet via setting headers or spoofing SSL? [duplicate]

I have free internet in WhatsApp on Vodafone Red. Is possible obtain free internet everywhere via setting TCP/HTTP headers or SSL/TLS spoofing? If possible.. How to set this on Android? Any proxy or ...
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Block VPN completely on Android

For some reason, I want to block the VPN completely from my smartphone; So I can't run any VPN app, or connect to the VPN manually. I want the simplest and easiest way to set a security policy that ...
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how to bypass always on vpn

BH theres this always on vpn called tag and Im wondering if theres a way to bypass it it disables all browsers and replaces it with its own, monitors all sites, grays out the options to disable it in ...
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Remote access to Android local network

I have devices connected to Android phone hotspot and phone have internet through LTE. I need access in my phone local network to access all devices web interface. What solution can you recommend? I ...
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What blocks connecting to my work VPN when using my mobile hotspot?

Title says it all, I want to connect to my work VPN when using my mobile hotspot because my home wifi is down. My windows laptop doesn't want to connect to the VPN though when using the hotspot from ...
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What does this VPN prompt message "VPN app can monitor your network activity, including emails, apps and websites" mean?

When connected to a VPN in Android 11, the following prompt message appears [VPN app] can monitor your network activity, including emails, apps and websites What does this mean exactly? The VPN ...
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Websites still detecting VPN/proxy even after I uninstalled VPN apps

4 months ago I used VPN on my Android 7.0 mobile like OpenTunnel, SocksIP. Now, I've uninstalled the VPN, but when I use certain websites, they said VPN/proxy detected and I can't sign up there. One ...
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Convince android to use AAAA records when VPN has IPv6 but main connectivity doesn't

I have a VPN (WireGuard right now, but the same behaviour manifested with OpenVPN) that provides me with an IPv6 address. I can confirm that it is working because pings (both from the android terminal ...
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VPN Connection Details?

Is there any way to see details (VPN IP Address/Protocol/Port) of a saved VPN connection which located under network settings in Android 10 and newer versions ?
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How to obtain real VPN connection status (it claims to be connected in airplane mode / without internet)?

My Google Pixel 5 claims to have a VPN connection, although I enabled the airplane mode. How can I ever be sure that the VPN connection is really working then if I have an internet connection? I would ...
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Which Android emulator supports utilizing connectivity of PC VPN?

I want to test an APK. I connect my PC with the company VPN. There are certain URLs that are accessible only when I connect to VPN. The android app which I want to test connects with those URLs. I ...
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How to prevent DNS leakage for always-on VPN on android phone?

Always-on VPN connection enabled on my android phone. But when a packet capture is performed, there always seems to be a DNS leakage to google sites, connectivity checks, Samsung sites(cause its a ...
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Using different port for IKE2 VPN on Android

My question is fairly simple: I would like to create an IKE2 VPN commection on stock Android11 but I don't want to use the default 500 or 4500 ports. How can I do that? I tried applying a colon then ...
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How to setup my Android wifi config for vpn sharing using astrill?

https://wiki.astrill.com/Astrill_Setup_Manual:Enable_VPN_Sharing I am trying to enable VPN sharing from my computer to my Android device. I got to the step where I change the IP Settings from DHCP to ...
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"Unable to get VPN permissions, you may need to reboot device and try again"

On my Play Store-included Chinese Android phone (Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC), I recently encountered an issue where I had to re-accept permissions for all of my apps. My VPN app failed, and I began getting ...
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Is android letting apps know I'm using VPN?

I'm abroad and trying to use my Norwegian app using a VPN, but somehow it knows I'm connecting though VPN and denying me to stream. (It's giving a specific exception giving this exact information.) ...
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How to trust a Root CA for VPN use on Android 11

I want to connect my Android 11 phone to a VPN. The VPN is authenticated by a certificate signed by my own Certificate Authority (very typical). I load the Root CA on the Android device by importing ...
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Unable to use SSH server over VPN on Android 11

I had an old mobile phone with Android 8.x Oreo. In it, I was using "SSH/SFTP Server - Terminal" app to access my files on the phone through "WinSCP" in "Windows 10". I ...
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Decrypting a user private key cert in keystore

Would like to ask if it is possible to decrypt the user private key store found in android keystore. I know that you need the masterkey to decrypt it. But is it possible to obtain the masterkey from a ...
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Revoking Certificates for VPN Connection

would like to ask what happens when you press on the clear credentials options during an established always-on VPN connection. As I came across a situation where: The CA certificated was installed on ...
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How to configure an IKEv2/IPSec RSA VPN on Android 11?

I am trying to connect to an (OpenIKED) IKEv2/IPsec VPN on Android 11 (Pixel 4a), and I am running into the following two issues: I can establish the connection, but Android then immediately sends ...
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Is it possible to manage Wireguard from the pull-down menu?

I connect to my Wireguard endpoint with the official wireguard app. Everything works fine but in order to stop the VPN connection, I must find and restart the app. Since the VPN activity is visible in ...
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Is VPN using L2TP or PPP?

I have a google pixel (1st gen) and I setup a VPN using the L2TP/IPsec PKA option in settings under VPN. When I'm connected and I use "adb shell" to look at my networks using "ifconfig&...
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Google Photos using up too much data and at the same time hangs on uploads even when on wifi

Two problems related to the Google Photos App: It often hangs on uploading saying "waiting for wifi" even though the phone is connected to wifi According to "Mobile data usage" in ...
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Click on link in main profile and automatically open in browser in work profile

I use TrackerControl and Nebulo with nearly all my apps in my main profile. I use Shelter which leverages the “Work Profile” feature of Android to provide an isolated space. In that isolated space I ...
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How can I enable VPN only for a specific app?

I want a spesific app to be only connected through a VPN all the time, while everything else remains normal and not connected through VPN. How can I achieve this? Moto C Plus | Android 7 | Rooted.
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Receive a notification when the phone goes offline

How do I get a notification when my phone actually has no internet service? I'm using an Always On VPN connection that sometimes silently goes offline (it's a known problem). OS: Android 10 (Anroid ...
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Android: route USA device traffic over France device mobile network

I'd like to know how to best achieve the following: Use my Android phone in the USA as if I were navigating the internet from my Android phone in France. I'm already able to accomplish simple HTTP ...
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Can you connect to multiple vpns at the same time on android 11?

I have an always on VPN connection for security and privacy. I would like to connect to my home vpn for Music Player Deamon access. I would not like to announce my home IP to every WiFi I use. Can I ...
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DNS over internal VPN?

I'm currently renting a server where I installed PiHole and PiVPN. PiHole is a DNS sinkhole that I use for blocking ads, and the PiVPN allows all my devices thanks to OpenVPN to get all my traffic ...
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Would using a VPN, different browser and XprivacyLua prevent a website from remembering me?

Let's say I registered at a website using Google Chrome on my phone, then later on I used a VPN and Firefox restricted through XprivacyLua to access the same website. Would it be able to know that it ...
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Suspicious link on android

I accidentaly clicked on http://127.0.0.1:5555 this link on my android phone what should i do? i don't know anything about coding so please write with simple words to me
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Route bluetooth tether through VPN?

With an adb prompt or, failing that, a root prompt, how can I alter default behavior to root traffic through the VPN connection in Android 10 so that this behavior remains when unrooted? In the case ...
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VPN hotspot with setting for any VPN server preferably opensource

I've tried web search and installed one VPN hotspot app (be.mygod.vpnhotspot) from google play, but could not find in it settings for VPN server ip. The task in to connect to my OpenVPN server and ...
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How to make specific app connect only when VPN active and make it's traffic only go with VPN tunnel

I use VPN for some apps that's banned my country, but when the VPN stop sometimes that apps keep working in background so the servers discover my real country based ip then they block my account.. I ...
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How can I programmatically filter incoming traffic on an Android device via an app?

I need some pretty thorough guidance on a project I've been tasked with. I guess ideally I am looking for either a tutorial (or set of tutorials), or else a working, self-contained, open-source ...
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Enabling Wireguard tunnel through ADB shell

I'm trying to enable and disable Wireguard tunnels through the ADB shell. I can see the followings actions and receivers are available : adb:# dumpsys package com.wireguard.android ... Receiver ...
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How can I configure Android so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated, without rooting Android?

How can I configure Android so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated, without rooting Android?
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ad blocker w/ vpn, or vpn with ad blocker?

Simply, (S10e no root) does a ad blockers vpn do the same as a vpn app like cyberghost? Installed adlock then wondered if there VPN being focused on blocking ads would lack in hiding traffic etc. ...
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Can I find the path of name resolution?

I'd like to know which name servers are asked for a name, when I try to connect to a local device by name. Is it possible? I have a local DNS, which mostly works fine, but sometimes not. For example, ...
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How to install the play store applications not available in my country [duplicate]

I am a student reviewing multiple COVID tracing applications deployed in various countries around the world. Although I'm located in the US, I'm also interested in applications that other countries ...
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How do I create a working filter to block sites, etc with NoRoot Firewall?

NRF seems fine for blocking applications' use of data, but not blocking sites or other communication with them on a case-by-case basis; it's an all-or-nothing proposition. I've followed guides on how ...
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