Android OpenVPN Manual Configuration

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.

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)

In order to configure OpenVPN on Android follow below steps.


OpenVPN Files: Android OpenVPN Updated files

Download Openvpn zip file from above and extract it. You need WinZIP or WinRAR installed on your Android to unzip the openvpn files. 

You can install Unzip from here and WinRAR from here

OpenVPN Connect App: Click here to downoad 

1 From “Play Store” download / install “OpenVPN Connect” app.

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2 Once installed, tap on “Open”

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3 Tap on Menu then tap on “Import”

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4 Tap on “Import profile from SD Card”

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5 Navigate to the downloaded OpenVPN files on your SD Card and select your desired server from UDP or TCP folder.

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6 Insert VPN Username and Password provided by PureVPN. Tap on Save and tap on Connect.

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7 Tap on OK.

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8 Tap on Continue.

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9 VPN connection will be established in few seconds.

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You are connected now.

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  • PureVPN Team

    Thanks for reaching out.

    It is to inform you that both the server addresses are correct. You may use any of them.

  • leatherneck111

    Move the server file (by copying and pasting) you want to connect to the main folder where you see the certificate keys ( .Key and .CRT ) has to be in the same folder as the server file…

  • Rusphil Francisco

    sir here’s my problem about openvpn.. pls help me 🙁

    • PureVPN Team

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

  • Usman Saleem

    I want to know how to make username and id on my own. Kindly guide me.thanks

    • PureVPN Team


      Thanks for reaching out. First, you need to buy PureVPN account then we will send you Username and Password, once you receive your credentials, you can change your password but not Username.

      Hope this answers your query, feel free to join is on 24/7 live chat if you still have any questions!

  • PureVPN Team

    We are sorry for the inconvenience. Kindly import files again and make sure that ca.crt,wdc. Key are also in the same folder where OpenVPN profiles are.

    Let us know if it works!

    • gianni

      I solved the problem with manual configuration (VPN L2TP) of android but I can’t put on setting “always on”

      • PureVPN Team

        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!

  • PureVPN Team


    Thanks for reaching out. We request you to follow this tutorial, it will guide you step by step connecting PureVPN “Android” app

    If you still face any issue then feel free to join us on live chat, we are available 24/7 for your assistance!

  • PureVPN Team


    I am sorry for the inconvenience. I would recommend you to download PureVPN Android app, it supports both UDP and TCP and its a lot easier to use.

    Let us know if you need further assistance!

  • PureVPN Team

    @Tom I would suggest you to download PureVPN app from Google Play Store, it will be a lot easier for you to use it.

    Let us know if you have further questions!

  • PureVPN Team

    Hi Tom,

    Thanks for reaching out to us. PureVPN Android App supports both Open UDP and TCP Protocols. You can simply go to Settings of our app and you will see both Protocols option.

    Let us know if you need further assistance!

  • PureVPN Team


    Thanks for your query. You may not be able to run PureVPN on psiphon app but there is nothing to worry, we have our on Android app, please download it and start using PureVPN
    You can also configure PureVPN manually on your device by following this tutorial

    Let us know if we can assist you further, Thanks!!!

  • PureVPN Team


    Thanks for reaching out to us. Unfortunately, I am unable to understand your query, can you kindly elaborate what do you mean by “register a username” ? so I can assist you in better way.