How to set up VPN on the LG Optimus S

How to 11:53, Oct 08 2010

We show you how to configure VPN connections on your LG Optimus S

The LG Optimus S with Android includes support for Virtual Private Network (VPN) connectivity. Here we show you, step by step, how to setup a VPN connection.

Add a new VPN connection:

  1. Press the Home icon, press Menu, and tap Settings
  2. Tap Wireless & networks
  3. Tap VPN settings
  4. Tap Add VPN
  5. Select the type of VPN to add (PPTP, L2TP, L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN, L2TP/IPsec CRT VPN)
  6. Fill in VPN details such as VPN name, VPN server, etc (the required settings will depend on type of VPN selected)

Connecting to the VPN:

  1. Press the Home icon, press Menu, and tap Settings
  2. Tap Wireless & networks
  3. Tap VPN settings
  4. The VPN connections you have added are now listed
  5. Tap the VPN you wish to connect to
  6. A dialog box will open asking for your credentials, enter them and touch connect

When connected to a VPN, you will see an ongoing notification in the Status bar on your LG Optimus S. If you should get disconnected, you will receive a notification and an option to go back to the VPN settings section.

Disconnecting from the VPN:

Simply open the notifications panel at the top of the screen on your LG Optimus S and click on the VPN notification, then tap disconnect.

 

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