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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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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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Create VPN connection on Android TV

How can I create VPN connection (pptp ) on Android TV? Its personal VPN for my work place (pptp) . Android TV has no option for this purpose.
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Is it possible to connect to another device network through a VPN?

I have two devices far away from each other (each one in a different country, for example); both are connected to the internet. Is it possible to have one device connect to the other device's network ...
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Does “Block connections without VPN” prevents Google from knowing my IPv6 address?

I need to use multiple Android user profiles* sharing the same physical device, without Google (or any other party) knowing that the device is shared--essentially to make Google think that the ...
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How to setup a VPN certificate

Is it possible to setup a VPN certificate in Android 10 , without using an external apps (like openvpn) ?
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Android VPN issue

I use Samsung A7(SM-A700H). Recently, our internet connection limited cuz of war.In first days I could access to internet thanks to VPN. After couple days my phone couldn't connect to VPN servers. I ...
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vpn losing network connection

I have a new android 10 based smartphone and and after I enable a vpn connection, I simply loose all connectivity. Without VPN it works fine. The same VPN app worked flawless on my old phone. I'm ...
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NordVPN on Android doesn't display the number of received MBs: how can I fix that?

NordVPN on Android doesn't display the number of received MBs: how can I fix that?
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TCP traffic not going over VPN tunnel

I am facing issue with strongswan on Android (version 8/10). my custom vpn is able to connect successfully with the server and is establishing tunnel. Routes corresponding to this tunnel ip route show ...
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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 can I change my location on Tinder (free version) on a rooted phone?

Android 7.0. Using GPS spoofers doesn't seem to work. It works on Google maps though. I don't know what Tinder uses to know where you are but it's pretty good. How can I bypass it? Things I've tried: ...
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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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How to put Google Store on Chinese Samsung Note10+

I'm currently living in China and decided to buy the Samsung Note10+ (has Android 9 installed) (had an iPhone from America beforehand), I did not know the headache that awaited me. I know no Chinese (...
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How to add multiple “Forwarding routes” to stock VPN client?

I am in need of adding two specific routes to the "Forwarding routes" section of the stock VPN client. How can I accomplish that? Lets say I need to add 1.0.0.0/24 & 255.0.0.0/24. I have tried ...
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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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Architectural details of Android VPN service : How tun0 gets created?

I would like to know how android creates a VPN tun0 interface. After I call establish from VPNService, Builder, the ServiceManager takes up the process and create the tun0. For that it uses parcels to ...
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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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How to share VPN connection with devices on hotspot?

I use a VPN on my Galaxy S8+ and I am looking for a way to be able to share my ExpressVPN connection via hotspot to be able to connect devices such as Xbox One and a Smart TV. Currently cannot use a ...
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Android : how to remove the downloaded android update

I have a securities concern. I installed a VPN software on my android and just after (the next day) android asks me do install an update (that is already downloaded via the VPN). I don't fully trust ...
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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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How to find local IP when connected to VPN?

I have connected an android device to a VPN using the native Android VPN client feature. I need to know the IP the device has been assigned on the VPN subnet, but I can't find it on any Android menu ...
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How can I emulate pressing another application's Quick Settings tile?

I'd like to programatically press another application's Quick Settings Tile, e.g. from the shell or Tasker. In this particular case, I'd like to press ProtonVPN's tile in order to automate connecting ...

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