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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.

 

 

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

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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  • 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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