How To Use VPN Settings – Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use VPN Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use VPN Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use VPN Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S5. 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 (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 main Settings screen, tap More networks icon > 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.
  • Enter the Server address and any other required fields that are dependent upon the Type you entered previously.
  • Tap the PPP encryption (MPPE) check box to enable encryption.
  • 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.
  • From the main Settings screen, tap More networks icon > VPN.
  • Tap Advanced IPsec VPN.
  • Tap + (Add IPsec VPN network).
  • Enter a password, confirm the password, and tap OK.
  • Enter a name for the VPN connection in the VPN connection name field.
  • Select an IPsec connection type from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter any other required information.
  • Tap Show advanced options to display additional VPN options.
  • Tap Save to save your VPN settings.

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