Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection
Depending on the type of VPN, you may be required to enter your login credentials or install security
certificates before you can connect to your company's local network. You can get this information
from your network administrator.
To connect to a VPN, you must have Mobile data enabled, or your phone must be connected to a
Wi-Fi network. For information about setting up and using these connections on your phone, see
Data Usage and Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network.
Set a Screen Lock
Before setting up a VPN, you must set a screen lock to prevent access to your phone by
unauthorized users. Pattern, PIN, or password screen locks provide sufficient security to set up
trusted credential storage.
2. Touch Lock screen > Screen lock.
3. Choose a screen lock, from Pattern, PIN, or Password.
4. Follow the prompts to configure the screen lock. For more information, see Lock Screen.
Add a VPN
Configure a connected to a VPN. You must have a Pattern, PIN, or Password screen lock set before
adding a VPN.
2. Touch More networks > VPN.
to add a VPN with these options:
Name: Enter the name of the VPN.
Type: Choose the type of VPN, from PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec
Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.
Server address: enter the VPN server address.
PPP Encryption (MPPE): Touch to enable, if applicable for the VPN.
Show advanced options: Touch to set other options, depending on the type of VPN.
4. Touch Save to save the VPN.
Web and Data
> Settings > My device tab.
> Settings > Connections tab.