How To Use VPN Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4

How To Use VPN Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4
How To Use VPN Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4

Learn how to use the VPN Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S4. 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.

How to add a Basic VPN on Samsung Galaxy S4

Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN protocol to use: PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol), L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol), L2TP/IPSec PSK (Preshared key based L2TP/IPSec), or L2TP/IPSec CRT (Certificate based L2TP/IPSec).

  • Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN or password.
  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Connections tab > More networks > VPN.
  • Tap Basic VPN.
  • Tap + icon (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.

How to add an IPsec VPN on Samsung Galaxy S4

  • Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN or password.
  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Connections tab > 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.

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