The Android platform comes with APIs that allow developers to create virtual private networks (VPN) solutions. These apps offer VPN protocols that the built-in client does not support and help you connect to the VPN service without the need for complex configuration.

This article explains how to use the OpenVPN app on your Android device to connect to NordVPN servers. It also explains how to set up the connection using the NordVPN app and an OpenVPN profile. This is more difficult but it allows you to have greater control over the quality of your connection as well as mobile data.

To begin start, download the OpenVPN Connect app from the Google Play Store. Then, you will need to obtain the OpenVPN configuration files from your VPN service provider. These config files have a.ovpn extension and can be downloaded from the VPN provider’s website or by calling their live chat support team for assistance. After downloading the config files on your computer or Android device, you are able to transfer them to. You can do this by downloading them directly to the device or using an application such as ZArchiver.

Launch the OpenVPN application and tap «+», to add an VPN profile. Choose a server, then tap «Connect». Once connected then all Internet traffic is routed through the secure tunnel to the server you have selected. The app will also display the status of the connection and details in the Status tab. The app also offers an automatic VPN option that ensures that the connection remains active even when the app isn’t running.