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Guide to install OpenVPN Connect for Android

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Last updated: October 6, 2020

1. Download OpenVPN Connect

The first thing you need to do in order to connect to OVPN is to install OpenVPN Connect for Android.

2. Download the configuration you want

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3. Open the downloaded configuration file

Open the configuration file that you downloaded. OpenVPN Connect should start and allow you to import the profile.

Click on OK. Enter you credentials for your OVPN account and click on Add in the top right corner when you're done.

4. Connect to OVPN

Connect by clicking on the grey toggle that appears next to the profile name.

It is possible that you will see a message about chosing certificate. You can discard that message and just click on Continue

You should now be connected to OVPN and you will see

5. Finished

You should now be connected to OVPN and be able to browse the internet safely. To make sure everything was set up correctly, please check the dashboard to verify that you are connected.

6. Additional suggestions

We suggest changing some of the default settings in OpenVPN Connect. Click on the menu icon and choose Settings.

We recommend the following settings:

Battery Saver
Reconnect on reboot
Seamless Tunnel
DNS Fallback
Shortcut Minimize