Questions tagged [vpn]

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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What means this VPN prompt message "Vpn app can monitor your network activity including emails, apps, and websites"

What this means exactly? The VPN provider can see everything i do on internet? See what messages i send on messaging apps? See which URLS i visit? See too which email address i send an email? This ...
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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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My Samsung Galaxy S20FE can't connect properly to my WiFi without using VPN

I noticed this problem a day ago wherein I can't properly access any of my apps or games on my phone that would require an internet connection whenever I am connected to my WiFi. They would always ...
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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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Issues in communicating via IPSec (StrongSwan) between an Android client and its gateway (IKEv2)

I've been attempting to create an IPSec VPN into my home network to which I can tunnel from outside, eg. on my phone or thru my laptop when I'm abroad. Authenticating the clients is done via pubkey ...
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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 a newbie so, my bad if my question is a non sense to you. I'm currently renting a server where I installed PiHole and PiVPN. PiHole is a DNS sinkhole that I use for blocking add, and the PiVPN ...
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Android 11 changed IPSec VPN behavior?

I have been using an IPSec Xauth PSK VPN connection via the built in client on Android for work since 2014 and have never had any problems with being on the VPN to connect to my workstation and still ...
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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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My Android Client can't connect to OpenBSD VPN Server

I am configuring a point-to-site VPN (IKEv2)by using an OpenBSD IKEv2 server and an Android client. I have tried to follow the instructions given in the following link : http://www.openbsd.org/faq/...
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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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How can I use Tailscale with the Google Fi VPN simultaneously?

I use Tailscale to connect between my devices. It assigns IP addresses to my devices from the 100.64.0.0/10 address space, which is not publicly routable, since it is a private address space intended ...
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wireguard, RTSP streams, and application restrictions?

i have a wireguard client installed on my android phone so as to VPN into my home LAN. on the LAN/gateway side, I only grant the wireguard client access to my webcam (so, not the rest of the LAN). as ...
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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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Why is user and CA certificate required for IKEv2 RSA VPN?

It should work similarly as to going to a random HTTPS website, where the supplied certificate is backed by a CA, and based on which a secure connection is made. Then authentication follows over the ...
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How to block all trafic outside home network and VPN by patching Android code?

I would like to patch LineageOS on my phone so it opens Wireguard tunnel through the 4G network to the home network routes all traffic from Android applications through a Wireguard tunnel or through ...
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How do I prevent the installation of just a few specific apps on my android phone?

I basically want to prevent myself from installating VPNs and a few social networking sites like Quora and Reddit , every other app is fine
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Troubleshoot VPN issues on Android

I'm using the Always-on VPN feature of Android to ensure a VPN connection. Whether I'm using OpenVPN or Strongswan as a client I always have connection issues on Android if the network node changes. ...
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How to prevent play store from detecting VPN?

I live in China so in order for me access play store I must use a VPN. Play store however, has disabled me from accessing and downloading updates via VPN. I can activate (after each time I upgrade ...
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Wifi router disappearing after disconnecting rom VPN In Android

Every time I use a VPN and disconnect from it my Wi-Fi router disappears from the Wi-Fi network list. This happens on my Android Pie phone and tablet. I can see all other routers but not the router ...
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how apps bypass VPN?

I installed flipkart from apk. And without logging in searched for mobile phones.Then cleared app data and started VPN and then opened the app again but I was getting recommendations of searched ...

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