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How to Setup PureVPN on Android?

Jun 16, 2021
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Want to secure your Andriod device completely? Check out the simplest way to setup PureVPN on Android to experience complete internet freedom, security & entertainment at the same time.

Things to consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection.
  • An Android Phone/Tablet.
  • Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here.

App Version 8.12.95 & AboveApp Version 7.2.5 & Below

How to download & install PureVPN Android app

  • Open Google Play Store & Search for PureVPN

Open Google Play Store & Search for PureVPN

  • Tap Install

Tap Install

  • PureVPN application has been successfully installed

PureVPN application has been successfully installed

How to login and connect PureVPN Android app
  • Launch PureVPN App.

Launch PureVPN App.

  • Tap the connect icon at center and you will be redirect to login screen.

Tap the connect icon at center and you will be redirect to login screen.

  • Tap (Have an account login).

Tap (Have an account login).

  • Enter your credentials and tap “Login”.

Enter your credentials and tap “Login”.

Note: If you have multiple subscriptions, you will be given an option to choose the credentials you want to login to. Select credentials & tap ‘Ok’

Note: If you have multiple subscriptions, you will be given an option to choose the credentials you want to login to. Select credentials & tap ‘Ok’

  • Once logged in, tap the connect icon at the center to connect with the recommended country/server.

Once logged in, tap the connect icon at the center to connect with the recommended country/server.

  • You are now connected!

You are now connected!

How to change protocol on PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap settings.

Tap settings.

  • Tap advanced.

Tap advanced.

  • Tap “Connection Protocol”.

Tap “Connection Protocol”.

  • Turn off automatic to change your protocol selection.

Turn off automatic to change your protocol selection.

  • Select your desired protocol.

Select your desired protocol.

  • Now, you can proceed to connect to PureVPN with your desired protocol.

Now, you can proceed to connect to PureVPN with your desired protocol.

How to clear preferences on PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap settings.

Tap settings.

  • Under general tab, tap “clear my preferences”.

Under general tab, tap “clear my preferences”.

  • Tap “Ok” to confirm.

Tap “Ok” to confirm.

  • Your preferences have now been cleared.

Your preferences have now been cleared.

  • Once preferences are cleared, PureVPN App will revert to default settings.
How to mark favorites on PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the globe icon from top right.

Tap the globe icon from top right.

  • Swipe right to any country you want to mark as favorite.

Swipe right to any country you want to mark as favorite.

  • Your chosen country is now added to the list of favorites!

Your chosen country is now added to the list of favorites!

How to connect via country on PureVPN Android app
  •  Launch PureVPN app.

Launch PureVPN app.

  • Tap the globe icon from top right.

Tap the globe icon from top right.

  • Tap your desired country to connect or type your desired country via search option.

Tap your desired country to connect or type your desired country via search option.

  • You are now connected with your desired country.

You are now connected with your desired country.

How to connect via city on PureVPN Android app
  • Launch PureVPN app.

Launch PureVPN app.

  • Tap the globe icon from top right.

Tap the globe icon from top right.

  • Tap the arrow icon provided besides locations and list of cities will be displayed.

Tap the arrow icon provided besides locations and list of cities will be displayed.

  • Tap your desired city to connect or type your desired city via search option.

Tap your desired city to connect or type your desired city via search option.

  • You are now connected with your desired city.

You are now connected with your desired city.

How to connect via recommended country / server on PureVPN Android app

What is Recommended Country / Server selection?
It will automatically connect you to a country / server recommended by our smart algorithm (based on geographical distance).

  • Tap the connect icon at the center.

Tap the connect icon at the center.

  • You are now connected with the recommended country / server.

You are now connected with the recommended country / server.

How to sort countries by popularity or alphabetically on PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the globe icon from top right.

Tap the globe icon from top right.

  • To sort locations by popularity or alphabetically, tap the sorting icon from the top right.
  • To sort locations by popularity or alphabetically, tap the sorting icon from the top right.
  • You will now see the options to sort via popularity or alphabetically. Tap Sort Alphabetically.

You will now see the options to sort via popularity or alphabetically. Tap Sort Alphabetically.

  • Locations are now sorted in alphabetical order.

Locations are now sorted in alphabetical order.

  • Tap Sort by popularity.

Tap Sort by popularity.

  • Locations are now sorted based on popularity.

Locations are now sorted based on popularity.

How to enable split tunneling on Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Launch PureVPN app

  • Tap settings.

Tap Settings | How to enable split tunneling on PureVPN Android app | PureVPN

  • Tap advanced.

Tap on Advanced

  • Tap split tunneling.

Tap on Split tunneling | How to enable split tunneling on PureVPN Android app

  • Select “All apps will use a VPN “ if you would like to route all your apps via VPN IP”.

Select your desired option

  • Select “Only allow selected apps to use VPN” if you would like to run specific apps via VPN IP and rest of them via your ISP IP”.

Select “Only allow selected apps to use VPN” if you would like to run specific apps via VPN IP and rest of them via your ISP IP".

To remove any app from split tunneling simply tap on the (-) sign.

  • Select “Do not allow selected apps to use VPN” if you dont want to run specific apps via VPN IP”.

Select “Do not allow selected apps to use VPN” if you dont want to run specific apps via VPN IP".

How to disconnect PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the green connected icon to disconnect PureVPN app.

Tap the green connected icon to disconnect PureVPN app.

  • You are now disconnected.

You are now disconnected.

How to logout from PureVPN Android App
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap “account Details”.

Tap “account Details”.

  • Tap “logout”

Tap “logout”

  • Tap “logout to confirm”

Tap “logout to confirm”

  • You are logged out Successfully!

You are logged out Successfully!

How to check subscription details on PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap “account Details” to see subscription details

Tap “account Details” to see subscription details

How to open a support ticket via PureVPN Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap settings

Tap settings

  • Tap support

Tap support

  • Under support Tab, tap “support ticket”

Under support Tab, tap “support ticket”

  • It will redirect to your default email client. Enter your subject and content to submit the support ticket and tap send.

It will redirect to your default email client. Enter your subject and content to submit the support ticket and tap send.

How to rate your session on Android app
  • Connect using the Recommended country / server option or a desired location of your choice.Upon successful connection, you’ll see thumbs up and down icons to rate your session.

Connect using the Recommended country / server option or a desired location of your choice.Upon successful connection, you’ll see thumbs up and down icons to rate your session.

  • Upon successful connection, you’ll see thumbs up and down icons to rate your session.

Upon successful connection, you’ll see thumbs up and down icons to rate your session.

  • When you give thumbs up, you will see the following screen.

When you give thumbs up, you will see the following screen.

  • When you give thumbs down, you’ll be asked to choose a category and leave comments. As soon as you fill it, a support ticket will be open.

How to change language on Android app
  • Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

Tap the hamburger menu (≡) from the top left.

  • Tap Settings

Tap Settings

  • Tap Language

Tap Language

  • Select your desired language

Select your desired language

How to download & install PureVPN Android App

1 Open Google Play Store & Search for PureVPN

Open Google Play Store & Search for PureVPN

2 Tap Install

Tap Install

3 PureVPN Android app is installing

PureVPN Android app is installing

4 PureVPN Application has been successfully installed

PureVPN Application has been successfully installed

How to login & connect PureVPN Android App

1 Launch PureVPN app and tap login

Launch PureVPN app and tap login

2 Enter PureVPN credentials (Your registered  email or VPN username) and tap ” Done “

Enter PureVPN credentials (Your registered  email or VPN username) and tap " Done "

3 Tap “Agree and Continue”

Tap "Agree and Continue"

4 Tap “Connect”

Tap "Connect"

5 You are now connected.

You are now connected.

How to use Quick Connect on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap “Quick Connect”

Tap "Quick Connect"

2 Tap “Connect”

Tap "Connect"

3 You are now connected.

You are now connected.

How to change mode on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap mode highlighted as “Stream”.

Tap mode highlighted as "Stream".

2 Select desired mode.

Select desired mode.

How to change protocol on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap “Select Protocol”

Tap "Select Protocol"

4 Choose desired protocol from the list.

Choose desired protocol from the list.

How to configure Port Forwarding on PureVPN Android App
1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap “Port Forwarding”

Tap "Port Forwarding"

4 Tap “Configure”

Tap "Configure"

5 A  new window will open Port Forwarding settings on your default browser and you can make desired changes.

A  new window will open Port Forwarding settings on your default browser and you can make desired changes.

How to use Multi Port on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap Preferences.

Tap Preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap “Multi Port”

Tap "Multi Port"

4 Toggle Switch to activate Multi Port.

Toggle Switch to activate Multi Port.

5 Tap desired option.

Tap desired option.

How to select Network Type on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap Network Type.

Tap Network Type.

4 Tap desired option.

Tap desired option.

How to activate Internet Kill Switch on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap Internet Kill Switch.

Tap Internet Kill Switch.

4 Turn on Internet Kill Switch to activate it.

Turn on Internet Kill Switch to activate it.

How to use Split Tunneling on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap Split tunneling.

Tap Split tunneling.

4 Toggle switch to enable Split tunneling.

Toggle switch to enable Split tunneling.

5 Tap “Allow” to continue.

Tap "Allow" to continue.

6 Add desired application.

Add desired application.

How to use Auto Connect on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap “Auto Connect”

Tap "Auto Connect"

4 Select desired option to activate.

Select desired option to activate.

How to use Secure Wifi on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap “Secure Wifi”

Tap "Secure Wifi"

4 Toggle to switch on Secure Wifi

Toggle to switch on Secure Wifi

5 Select desired option.

Select desired option.

How to change Language on PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap Language.

Tap Language.

4 Select desired language.

Select desired language.

How to logout PureVPN Android App

1 Tap preferences.

Tap preferences.

2 Tap settings.

Tap settings.

3 Tap Logout.

Tap Logout.

4 Tap “Yes” to confirm logout.

Tap "Yes" to confirm logout.

How to disconnect from PureVPN Android App

1 Tap Disconnect.

Tap Disconnect.

2 You are now successfully disconnected.

You are now successfully disconnected.

How to uninstall PureVPN Android App

1 Go to “Settings”

2 Tap on “Apps”

3  Navigate to PureVPN, tap on it

4 Tap on “Uninstall”

5 Tap “OK”

6 You have successfully uninstalled PureVPN App from Android device.

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