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Android OpenVPN Manual Configuration

Jul 06, 2015
May 16, 2022
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OpenVPN serves as an open-source VPN client that 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. Follow this guide for Android OpenVPN manual configuration.

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • An android device (Smartphone, Tablet, etc.)
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought yet click 👉 here to buy)

Note: Dedicated IP addon can be only be connected with Ras protocol i.e PPTP/L2TP/SSTP.

Step 1: Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click 👉 here to visit member area.

  • Login to the member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.

  • From manage account section, go to the subscriptions tab.

  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials

  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.

Step 2: Downloading OpenVPN Files.

You may proceed to download the recommended OpenVPN files for Android from this 👉 link.

  • Download OpenVPN zip file
  • Extract the OpenVPN files
  • Save the OpenVPN files.
Step 3: Download and Install OpenVPN connect app

The next step is to download and install the OpenVPN Connect app:

  •  From Play Store download OpenVPN Connect app.
  • Or click 👉 here to download.
Step 4: Connecting the VPN.
  • Once installed tap on Open
  • Tap Agree then select File tab
  •  Access the folder to import downloaded OVPN files.
  • Navigate to the downloaded OpenVPN files and select your desired server from UDP or TCP folder, then Tap Import.
  •  Tap OK.
  • You are connected now.
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Comments (3 )


  1. admin says:

    Hey there,

    How about you join our support chat for better understanding, from which we can have you updated on real time 🙂

  2. PureVPN Team says:

    We are sorry for the inconvenience. Kindly elaborate what error you are getting so we may assist you accordingly.

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    We are Glad you got it working. ‘Always on’ feature is in our app only Unfortunately, it cannot be used with manual setup.

    Let us know if you have further questions!