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How to setup L2TP/IPSec VPN on Android

This guide will show you how to setup an android VPN connection using L2TP on your Android Device.

To setup a L2TP VPN connection on Android:

  1. Go to Android Settings. Depending on your device's configuration, go to Menu > Settings:
  2. Tap Wireless and Networks:
  3. Tap VPN Settings:
  4. Tap Add VPN:
  5. Tap Add L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN:
  6. Tap and type to set each of the following:
  7. Enter VPN name: Name the Server Your Setting Up. For example: TorGuard VPN
  8. Enter VPN server: User the IP or hostname address from under My Stuff >> My Servers in your client area.
  9. IPSec pre-shared key: torguard
  10. Tap the menu button and select Save, or simply press your BACK button.
    Your device might now ask you for a password depending on your settings. This is NOT related to TorGuard. You may have set it for your device when configuring other passwords; or, your device might ask for a new password:
  11. You should now see the newly created connection. Tap to connect:
  12. Type the username and password that you chosen for your vpn account (NOT the ones you use to log into the client area), and tap Connect:

    After a brief connection process, you'll see: Connected. All your network traffic is encrypted and routed through your selected server location, and you can now access any websites that are otherwise blocked.


To disconnect from TorGuard:

  1. Drag down the status bar.
  2. Tap the VPN connected notification:
  3. You're back in the VPN settings page. Tap the connection name to disconnect:

    You're disconnected from the VPN.

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