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James Roger
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How to Setup VPN on your Android

If you need to stay connected and secure while using your Android, then a VPN is the best way to do so. In this blog post, we'll be showing you how VPN works on android devices and how easy it is to set up a VPN on android.

What is a VPN?

VPN is a virtual private network that hides your IP address and encrypts all your data sent over the internet. VPN works on android devices running a version of jelly bean or higher, so be sure that you have an updated device before attempting to VPN setup on it. VPNs are known for their security features but they also help in accessing blocked websites and content, so if you need to do either of those then VPN on android is your best option.
VNP works by channeling your data through a VPN server which offers better anonymity while browsing the web on android devices. If you're logged in at Facebook, for instance, it will be very easy to trace back your location history. Although your android device is not likely the first thing anyone will look at, it's always better to be safe than sorry. By using VPN on android you can create another layer of security for yourself without having to go through the hassle of rooting or jailbreaking your device.
Setting up vpn on your Android
When setting up a VPN on your android devices there are two ways you can do it. The simple way is by downloading VPN apps from the Google play store but this solution will not give you the full power of VPN security, so we recommend that you download VPNs like CyberGhost or Surfshark for android devices. You can also use your phone's built-in VPN feature if it has one, but this will only work if you have root access on your android device.
Instructions to VPN setup on Android devices

  • download VPN app from Play Store or using built-in VPN feature (if available)
  • open VPN client and it should automatically connect with the VPN server
  • when connected check for a VPN icon on top of your device
  • if there is none then you need to check for VPN notification in the status bar
  • when connected, your IP address will be hidden and all data transferred over the VPN connection will also be encrypted. In case it's not working try restarting your android device before contacting support.

Additional tips for VPN on android

  • if you're using a VPN for torrenting make sure to connect through a VPN server in the same country that your target website is located. This will help bypass ISP throttling and give you better speeds while browsing content. Also, don't forget to enable encryption when downloading torrents so no one can steal your data.

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