Thursday, July 23, 2015

How to Setup a VPN on Android?

It's more and more popular to surf the Internet on smart phones. To protect our privacy, we have to know about how to setup VPN on android. You could also use the VPN to access Netflix or Hulu when you are outside of America for example.


VPNs are not all created equally, there are so many VPN providers that it's difficult to choose a really good one. First we have to make sure the VPN we choose can be applied to Android since there are some VPNs don't compatible with Android system. Then we need to ensure the VPN is fast and stable. No one would like to disconnected and setup again and again or have high ping. The best VPNs offer a solid balance of features, server location, connectivity protocols, and price.
When you connect to a VPN, you usually launch a VPN client on your computer. But for most VPN, there is no app for Android system. Now let's guide how to setup a VPN on your Android phone.
Step 1: Open on your phone accordingly: Settings - Wireless & network - more settings - VPN - Add VPN.
Step 2: Enter a name for the VPN, choose VPN type (PPTP or L2TP), and a VPN server address. Here I would like to recommend a free VPN, FlyVPN. Register on their homepage, then visit VPN server address list . Saving the settings you have done.
Step 3: Go back to find the VPN, it requires an account to get connected to the server. We can use their free android VPN accountThe username and password are listed there. Refresh to get the latest password. Please guarantee use the free account matching the IP address you setup.

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