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OpenVPN Configuration Setup on Android

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OpenVPN Configuration Setup on Android

You can connect to DNSFlex VPN servers using the OpenVPN open source software.  DNSFlex VPN App is currently under development.



Before you begin


Create a DNSFlex account, then log into the dashboard to manage your SOCKS5/VPN username and password.





  • Once you are logged in, select the “VPN” tab





  • Next, enter your username and password.  This login will be used for VPN, SOCKS5 and SSH server access.






Step1 – Download the OpenVPN app 


  • Head on over to the Play Store and search for “openvpn“.  


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  • Download and install the app on your android device


  • Open the app to begin the configuration process


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Step 2 – Download DNSFlex OpenVPN Configuration Files


The next step, you must download the VPN server configuration files necessary so that the OpenVPN Software knows where to connect to.


  • Start by visiting the DNSFlex VPN locator map here.


  • Select Country


  • Select the VPN configuration file from the drop down menu





Step 3 – Configure OpenVPN


  • Launch the OpenVPN Android app, select “OVPN Profile“.


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  • Select the DNSFlex OpenVPN configuration files you downloaded in step 2.  These profiles will be added to the OpenVPN client server list.


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  • Enter your DNSFlex VPN Username and Password you created in the DNSFlex VPN Dashboard.


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Step 4 – Connect to VPN Server


  • Launch the OpenVPN Android client app


  • Toggle the on/off slider to the “on” position to connect to the DNSFlex VPN profile you imported in Step 3


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  • When the app presents you with a Connection request option, select “OK





  • You will be given an option to Select a Certificate,  press “Continue


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  • You’re all done!  Once a successful connection is established, the app will display a “connected” status.


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