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How To Use VPN Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
How To Use VPN Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Learn how to use VPN Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

Note: Before you can use a VPN you must establish and configure one.

Adding a Basic VPN

Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPsec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA .

  • Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN or password. For more information, refer to "Lock Screen Settings.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Connections icon > More networks > VPN.

  • Tap Basic VPN.

  • Tap + Add VPN network.

  • Enter a name for the VPN network in the Name field.

  • Select a VPN type from the Type drop-down menu. The options are:

  • PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol)

  • L2TP/IPSec PSK (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol / Internet Protocol Security Pre-Shared Key)

  • L2TP/IPSec RSA

  • IPSec Xauth PSK

  • IPSec Xauth RSA

  • IPSec Hybrid RSA

  • Enter the Server address and any other required fields that are dependent upon the Type you entered previously.

  • Tap the Show advanced options check box to display additional VPN options.

  • Tap Save to save your VPN settings.

Adding an IPsec VPN

Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN or password. For more information, refer to "Lock Screen Settings.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Connections icon > More networks > VPN.

  • Tap Advanced IPsec VPN.

  • Tap Add VPN connection.

  • Enter a password, confirm the password, and tap OK.

  • Enter a name for the VPN connection in the VPN connection name field.

  • Select a IPsec type from the drop-down menu.

  • Enter any other required information.

  • Tap the Show advanced options check box to display additional VPN options.

  • Tap Save to save your VPN settings.