Do you need to make a private connection to your office while traveling? Do you want to open a website that is blocked in your country and want to hide your identity while you surf the internet? For such needs, all you need to do is to have a VPN connection.
You have an option of not only configuring VPN on desktops but your Android device is loaded with the necessary VPN protocols to set up a secure VPN connection. Although it is always an easy option to get a standalone VPN App from VPN service providers that offer both free as well as paid VPN connections.
How to set up a VPN connection on an Android device in easy steps.
Android supports all the latest VPN protocols that include PPTP, L2TP, IPSec Xauth RSA, and IPSec Hybrid RSA. To make a VPN connection on an Android phone, you need to open settings and click More under Wireless & Networks. Here you will find VPN.
To add a new VPN connection, tap the upper right corner, you need to click Add VPN Profile and provide the necessary VPN details. In the name field, you can enter any name you would like to remember. Enter the protocol type and VPN server address. Make sure PPP encryption, in the end, is checked, and now SAVE the settings.
Once the VPN has been set up, tap it to provide the sign-in credentials of the VPN service you have subscribed to. There is no limit to the number of VPN connections you can set up.
You need not make a fresh VPN connection every time you need a private internet connection since there is an inbuilt option in the latest Android phones to “ Always On VPN”. With this option ON, you can surf the internet with all the VPN benefits anywhere and anytime.