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Reasons to Use a VPN for Private Web Browsing

A virtual private network connection achieves two technical results: 1) a VPN cloaks and encrypts your signal, making your online activity completely illegible to any eavesdroppers, and 2) a VPN manipulates your IP address, making you appear to come from a different machine/location/country. While your VPN will slow down your connection speed by 25-50 percent, there are many good reasons to cloak your activities and change your IP address.   Access Full Netflix and Streaming Content from Outside the USA Because of copyright agreements, Netflix and Hulu and Pandora and other streaming media providers cannot broadcast all content outside of the USA. This means: many movies and shows are blocked to users in the UK, Canada, South America, Australia, Asia, and Europe. This geographical enforcement is managed by reading your user login IP address and tracing it to its country of origin. By using a VPN service, you can manipulate…

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Here is a short how-to which will guide you through the setup and use of personal L2TP VPN without pre shared key on your Android phone:   Step 1.  Open the settings app – e.g. from the app drawer of your launcher. Tap on More.   Step2. Tap VPN. You might get asked to select a screen lock method if you haven’t done so before (Pattern, PIN, Password, Swipe…) – Google unfortunately forces VPN users to do this nowadays.   Step3. Tap “Add VPN network”.   Step4.  As “Type”   Step5: select ”L2TP”   Step6: Modify your settings as explained below: Name: l2tp VPN connection(optional) Server address: Enter an IP or hostname of a VPN server; you can find them in Client Area, under the VPN Servers tab. L2TP Secret: (Leave blank) Tap “Save” to save this new VPN profile.   Step7: You’ll find the VPN connections you created in the list now. Tap…

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  OpenVPN For Android Setup Guide OpenVPN serves as an open-source client which is used to configure VPN on your device. The protocol is extremely reliable, secure and provides speed. OpenVPN is best for countries where censorships and restrictions are high. This page describes the manual setup of the OpenVPN connection. It requires you to install the OpenVPN for Android app and add the config file manually. This tutorial was made on Android 4, but it is tested and compatible for all Android versions from 4 to 7 as well. The application used here contantly gets updated, so the exact menu options and their location may differ from the screenshots of this tutorial. Anyway all the given steps are similar.   Before you start Download the configuration files in Customer Area.You need WinZIP or WinRAR installed on your Android to unzip the configuration files. Step 1 -Download OpenVPN Connect From…

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pptp android

One way smartphones help us work smarter is by allowing device users to connect to VPN networks. The Android platform has an outstanding built-in VPN connection tool that allows you to connect to PPTP VPNS, L2TP VPNs, L2TP/IPSec PSK VPNs, and L2TP/IPSec CRT VPNs. This is a walkthrough of how Android users can set up and connect to a VPN with the help of a PPTP VPN. Notes about this tutorial The PPTP VPN is the Point to Point Protocol that is supported by Microsoft dial-up and is very common. The set up for each type of VPN will vary. I used a Motorola Moto G with Android Lollipop 5.0.2 for this example, so please note this process will vary on different handsets. attention: Android requires you to have a secure lockscreen, such as a PIN, Pattern, or Password lockscreen to be able to manually configure L2TP or PPTP.  …

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connect to OpenVPN Server

Step 1: Download and Install the OpenVPN Desktop Client Click here to download the OpenVPN Connect Client. You can also use the Client from OpenVPN, the steps below will be different. Step 2: Launch the msi installer for the client and click next: Step 3:Read and accept the License and click next: Step 4: Choose the location to install the program files for the Desktop Client and click Next: Step 5: You are now ready to install the Desktop Client, click Install to proceed: Step 6: Please wait while the Desktop Client Installs: Step 7: You may see a warning asking you to install the Desktop Clients TAP Adapter, check the box that says “Always trust software from “OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.” and click Install: Step 8: The Desktop Client is now installed, click Finish to complete the installation: Step 9: Download OpenVPN Config File Download the OpenVPN Config file from here and…

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It is easy to install SoftEther VPN on Windows using our step-by-step tutorial. Just follow this brief instruction. SoftEther VPN on Windows works with a the Softether app. Download SoftEther VPN client for Windows. 1-Start Installation. 2-Click “Next” (1).   3-Choose “SoftEther VPN Client” (2) and click “Next” (3).   4-To continue install SoftEther VPN on Windows check “I agree to the end user License Agreement” (4) box and click “Next” (5).   5-On the “Important notice” screen click “Next” (6).   6-Choose the directory to install the software and click “Next” (7).   7-Click “Next” (8). The Installation process will start.   8-After the installation process is finished click “Finish” (9).   9-Launch the SoftEther VPN Client Manager. 10-In the main screen click “Add VPN connection” (10).   11-A message box will appear asking if you want to create a Virtual Network Adapter. Click “Yes” (11).   12-In the…

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