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Setup Wireguard on Android

Jun 29, 2022
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If you’re not seeing the updated member area just yet, don’t worry – it’s coming soon. In the meantime, you can continue using our app to set up Wireguard. ClickπŸ‘‰here to download the PureVPN app.

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. An android device (Smartphone, Tablet etc.)
  3. Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from πŸ‘‰ here.

We’re so excited to announce that PureVPN has now added support for WireGuard! This means users can now use this method of joining the VPN manually by using both WireGuard and IPSec. As most users prefer WireGuard over other security protocols for its encryption strength, ease-of-use, and speed, it made sense that PureVPN would add this method of joining the network.

Wondering how you set it up? Follow the instructions below πŸ‘‡

Download Wireguard Configuration File
  • Login to the PureVPN Member area account.
Note:
We recommend you to first download and install the Wireguard application and then get the Wireguard configuration file by following the below steps.
  • Go to the Subscription tab.
  • Scroll down to find Get Wireguard Configuration
  • Tap Get Wireguard Configuration.
  • A pop-up window will appear asking you to select the required information. The information contains the following:
    Select Country: To which location you want to connect to?
    Select City: To which city you want to connect from that country?
    Select Device: On which device you want to connect?
  • After entering the details you will be able to see the option to download or copy to clipboard the configuration file.
Note:
Please make sure to copy the file and activate the connection within 2 minutes once the profile is downloaded, otherwise the configuration will expire and you will have to redownload a fresh configuration file.
Connect Wireguard on Android
  • Launch Playstore app
  • Search for Wireguard
  • Tap Install
  • Once installed, tap Open
  • Wireguard app will be launched.
  • Click the + icon and tap Import from file or Archive.
  • Add the downloaded Wireguard configuration file (See the steps above to get the Wireguard configuration)
  • Once the is added, toggle on to activate the VPN connection.
  • A VPN connection request will appear, tap OK to proceed.
  • Hurrah! You are connected to the VPN with the Wireguard protocol now.

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