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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My Android (Samsung Note 4) keeps disconnected after a while from a sign-in required wi-fi

I've a Galaxy Note 4 (udpated to latest OTA) device and I'm trying to setup a reliable wifi/vpn connection to my dormitory network. The procedure to connect to internet is to connect the wi-fi network ...
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Warn or Block Internet Access When No VPN? [duplicate]

I use a paid VPN service (TorGuard) and when I run it on my computer, I am able to configure the client to completely block Internet access if the VPN is disconnected... The Android version of my VPN ...
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How to connect to VPN while in aeroplane mode?

When I put my phone (running Android 6) in aeroplane mode and switch on Wi-Fi the VPN option in settings is greyed out (i.e. not enabled), preventing me from connecting to a VPN. Is there any way to ...
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How to run a firewall and an AdBlocker on a non-rooted phone at the same time?

I have a non-rooted Android phone and would like to use both a Firewall and an Adblocker at the same time. How can I do this? I could only find Firewalls and Adblockers for non-rooted phones that use ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot traffic while connected to PIA VPN

Background Android 7.1.1 Nexus 6P uses VPN app from Private Internet Access. The app has a "Per App Setting" that allows certain apps to bypass the VPN connection (some games like Pokemon Go don't ...
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What is the use case for the Google Wi-Fi Assistant?

The Google Wi-Fi assistant is available on the Pixel and Nexus devices running Android 5.1+, in some countries. The description at Settings->Google->Networking is Wi-Fi assistant: Automatically ...
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Enable VPN on airplane mode, before connecting

I want to set the VPN (in my case vpnunlimitedapp) so it connects through the VPN the second I enable WIFI or 4G. Currently, I have to go online for a moment and then I'm allowed to enable the VPN. ...
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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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Always On VPN on android does not reconnect

I live in UK and recenlty I felt the need of getting VPN. Everywhere. There is an option in android 6.x: Always-on VPN, but there are two issues with it: It does not reconnect after lost connection. ...
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Android VPN (PIA) and Location Settings

I am currently using a Private Internet Access (PIA) vpn on my S7 Edge. If I leave the location/GPS function on while surfing the web "anonymously", will having the location feature on make my VPN ...
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how can I prevent apps from immediately connect upon wifi connection

I often have to connect to public wifi networks, and upon connecting (automatically or otherwise), several apps will immediately connect to their host server and start exchanging data. How can I make ...
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android vpn allow connection dialog

I sometimes use light screen manipulating apps on my galaxy s4(such as twilight app,...) and when the apps are enable,in my vpn apps,ok button in vpn allow connction dialog does not work(cannot be ...
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Using slow dns a VPN Over DNS Tunnel android app [closed]

I'm looking for similar apps that i can use for free, setting dns and start the vpn to get unlimited internet without the silly 25mb of slowdns. thanks in advance for your help.
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Android VPN service's policy based routing relative to iptables (specific behavior question, android 5.0, 5.1)

Background: Several phones, different firmwares Elephone p7000, Android 5.0 based rom Xiaomi redmi note 2, three different roms (5.1 based Cyaonogen, 5.0 based AOSP derivative) Rooted. Installed a ...
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dns leak on android emulator

I run a VPN on my local pc before running my android emulator (memu), This successfully changes my ip but my dns remains the same as the exact dns on my local pc. I would like to know how I can block ...
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WiFi Disconnecting (Special Issue)

I could not afford my Internet this month, it has happened before, but I am turning it back on next week. Anyways, so on my PC (which is connected to the Internet via Ethernet), the Internet works ...
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How to reroute all traffic from Bluetooth tether to a VPN app

Today i tried to use a Bluetooth Personal Area Network to connect to my phone from my laptop because my phone had a VPN on it. When i went to test my IP address i found that android was not rerouting ...
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Disable proxy configuration on android

I recently use VPN client on my Android 5.1.1 after network was censored in my country. Later, after uninstalling, I can remark that when connecting to wifi, my phone is still configuring proxy, and I ...
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How to check the VPN setting created by an app on an Android device?

Many VPN apps would create VPN profiles on the Android device. Unlike VPN profiles create by the user, they cannot be edited, and therefore the user cannot see the setting of said profile. With a ...
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How to Tether NordVPN internet from Android to Laptop?

I tether my internet with my phone. I connect with my laptop to it. If I keep my VPN client (NordVPN) activet, internet does not work. NordVPN support says to configure VPN in Settings > VPN. ...
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Why Android show “Network may be monitored” with Nordvpn?

According the customer service, it is a feature. However, I would like to understand why Android cannot separate Vpn traffic from real monitoring of attackers. Fig. 1 Text Network may be monitored ...
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Marshmallow: Changing and connecting to an APN

Okay, before anyone can downvote this or anything silly, I need to clarify a few things: This is for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) I'm using a FlashFire-Rooted Cherry Mobile One (technically called ...
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Route connections through VPN, then through Orbot

Currently I'm using "OpenVPN for Android", OrWall and Orbot in order to route connections through VPN, then through Orbot. So it looks like this: App -> VPN -> Orbot This is great, but it's not an ...
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Setting VPN when the built-in setting is absent/hidden

I know Android has native support for PPTP VPN, but I'm trying to set a custom PPTP VPN on an Android TV Box which has the setting hidden. Does anyone know if there's another way to enable this (...
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Using both a firewall and vpn on android [duplicate]

Is there a way to use both a firewall and a vpn app on android. I have tried allowing the vpn through the firewall but one invaraibly goes off when I start the other. Is there some way around this -- ...
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How to Make Light indicate No-VPN connection Active?

I would like to put Red-light on if no VPN connection is active in my phone. I think the problem is not about choosing the best VPN application here to make VPN connection, but about to find an ...
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How do i Disconnect a VPN?

this is weird, i am using VPN Dragon and Hotspot Shield VPN, it asks me to trust the vpn, i check the box and connect it, it works fine, however, there is a bug which keeps bothering me, sometimes the ...
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How to Reverse Usb Tethering with VPN [tun0 interface] routing?

I have a big problem and after many days I can't find any solution because I'm not Linux experienced user... Problem: I'm using USB [Reverse] Tether (Windows share internet with android phone via USB ...
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Tether laptop to Android Pulse Secure

I am using Ubuntu at the moment, and cannot get my company's VPN to work reliably using openconnect. I can, however, connect via the Pulse Connect Android app. Clearly, I could then tether my laptop ...
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Running a Debian installation on Android as a NAS / VPN - what would I lose as compared to a Raspberry Pi or similar comp? [closed]

I have a rooted Android phone that is no longer in use. I have currently been using Linux Deploy on an Android tablet to run a Debian installation in chroot, and have found it so useful that this (...
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6.0.1 fails to send MMS over PIA Always-On VPN when using 4G LTE

Yesterday, I set up a PIA VPN. I've configured it to use IPv4 over T-Mobile 4G LTE. I'm unable to send or receive MMS while connected to the VPN -- they can be sent/received as normal when the VPN ...
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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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How to override default Android's default screen lock security policy?

I want my Android device screen to open without requiring password. So I chose "none" option in Security settings. But, when I needed to add a VPN connection, it required me to provide a password, PIN,...
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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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How to change lock screen due to VPN settings

I just faced this problem.. i turned on my VPN last night and a pop up told me to change my lockscreen settings to either password or fingerprint (I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 4), so i did. Ever ...
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Push Android Exchange Calendar to Google Web Calendar

Let me start off by saying this question is essentially an updated version of Access synced Exchange calendar from desktop browser but not a duplication I have a work phone with Exchange access over ...
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Windows 7 VPN Connection over Android 3G network problem

What I have: Windows 7 Notebook with VPN settings (username password), Android 4 phone (ASUS 400) as Wi-Fi/USB modem, VPN network; What I need: VPN connection in Windows 7 over 3g network shared by ...
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Resolving Credential storage issue

On Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SMP600 when I try to to add a VPN I'm prompted for credential storage password. I have tried all the other solutions on SO and none of them worked. I have PIN code on the ...
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Missing VPN Icon

My device is Asus Memopad 7 (ME176CX) Since upgrading to Lollipop I no longer get a key icon on the bar when my VPN is connected. I'm not sure if this is a Lollipop thing or a ZenUI thing? Can I ...
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Modify hosts file on Android without rooting device

Is it possible to add entry to hosts file on Android without rooting phone? I am contractor working in remote and I have to use AirWatch and Cisco AnyConnect to get access to VPN, but if I root ...
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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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Genymotion + VPN

I am running Genymotion on a MAC. I tried the changed settings in Virtualbox on Adapter 2 to "Bridged" also trying NAT / NAT Network but it does not work. It runs fine on my physical Android device. ...
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VPN to an android TV box via a MikroTik routerboard

I have a threefold question: Is it possible to control an android TV box over the internet at a remote location? What program is suggest by the community. And if this is possible how does one set it ...
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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Automate Always-On VPN with Tasker

I have a VPN server at home which works great with the built in VPN client from Android 5.1. I can also use my VPN server with the Always-On option, so no problems there. I want Tasker to toggle the ...
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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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Internet slow connection after connecting to a custom VPN

I have a custom VPN made at home, and after connecting to it on a computer and access a samba to copy a file, it works and copies the file with ~5MB/s.(WIRED) But when i do the same operation on an ...
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Can't connect tablet to VPN

I have two android devices, my phone and my tablet. In the country I live in some websites are blocked, which make some applications useless since they depend on internet connection. I tried in my ...
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Localisation in-app on Android, issue

I will try to be brief : There is this app, a game (World of Warriors) that DO NOT ASK FOR PERMISSION TO TRACK LOCALISATION. In this same app, there is this offer, Tapjoy (in the app, not through the ...