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How To Setup OpenVPN on Android

Download and Install OpenVPN Connect

  1. If you haven't already, download and install the OpenVPN Connect app from the Google Play Store.

Download and Extract the VPN Profile

  1. Download the VPN profile from this link using a web browser on your Android device.
  2. Once downloaded, use a file manager app or a dedicated unzip app (if needed) to extract the contents of the ZIP file.

Import VPN Profile into OpenVPN Connect

  1. Open the OpenVPN Connect app on your Android device.
  2. Tap the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner of the screen to open the app menu.
  3. Select "Import" from the menu options.
  4. Navigate to the location where you extracted the downloaded ZIP file.
  5. Select the specific .ovpn file or files you want to import.
  6. Tap "Import" to add the profile to OpenVPN Connect.

Connect to the VPN

  1. Once the profile is imported, it will appear in the OpenVPN Connect app.
  2. Tap the profile to select it.
  3. Review the information displayed, then tap the "Connect" button.
  4. You will be prompted to enter your VPN credentials (username and password). Enter them and tap "OK."

Connect and Verify Connection

  1. The OpenVPN Connect app will establish a connection to the VPN server using the imported profile. Once connected, you'll typically see a key icon in your notification bar indicating a successful connection.
  2. Visit a website or use an app to verify your new IP address or location.
  3. Check the OpenVPN Connect app; it should display "Connected" with details about the connection.

Disconnecting from the VPN

  1. To disconnect from the VPN, open the OpenVPN Connect app and tap the "Disconnect" button. This will terminate the VPN connection.