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How to setup L2TP VPN on Android

PPTP VPN connection uses MPPE (Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption) which is very unstable on Android OS.If you want the encrypted connection please use L2TP.

From the home screen, tap the MENU button.

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Tap the SETTINGS icon.

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Tap MORE.

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Tap VPN.

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Tap ADD VPN NETWORK.

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  • Name the connection in the name field, eg. Free VPN.
  • Make sure L2TP/IPSEC PSK is selected for the Type.
  • Enter the Free VPN Server address.
  • Do not Enter anything for L2TP secret and IPSecIdentifier.
  • Enter in small letters vpn for IPSec preshared key
  • Tap SAVE to save the configuration.

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Now you should see Free VPN connection in the list. Tap on it.

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Authorization window will appear. Please enter the VPN username and password you received. Select SAVE ACCOUNT INFORMATION and tap CONNECT.

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Once connected the KEY icon should appear in the top bar and the Free VPN status should change to CONNECTED.

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To disconnect, just tap on ZPN (see step 7 above) and tap DISCONNECT.

 

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