VPN for Android

INTRODUCTION

Virtual Private Networking (VPN) is used to set up a virtual network connection across another physical network connection. In this case, that involves setting up a VPN connection to the University of Twente, so that you will acquire an IP address starting with 130.89, even if your Internet Service Provider is not the same as that of the University of Twente.

BEFORE YOU GET STARTED

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This manual is written for Android, other manuals are available for Windows, iPad and Mac OS X.

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This manual is written with an HTC One running Adroid kitkat version 4.4.2. The screenshots may differ slightly on other brands and versions.

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When working through the manual, you will frequently have to perform operations. A specific style of writing is used for these instructions: references to text and buttons on screens are printed in italics, data that you have to enter yourself is printed in bold.

You’ll need the following:

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An Internet connection that is already active.

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An ICT account. This is your student or employee number with corresponding password.

Step 1: Network-settings

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Go to the Menu.

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Press Settings.

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Press Wireless & networks.

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Press VPN.

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Step 2: Add a VPN profile

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Press the + sign in the upper richt or the three dots and then press Add VPN profile.

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Step 3: Enter details

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Under Name enter UT VPN.

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Under Type select PPTP.

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Under Server address enter pptp.utwente.nl.

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Uncheck PPP-encryption (MPPE).

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Check Show advanced options.

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Step 4: Advanced options

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Under Forwarding routes (e.g. 10.0.0.0/8) enter 0.0.0.0/0.

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Press Save.

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The new profile will appear in the VPN window.

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Stap 5: Verbinding maken

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Press the new profile UT VPN.

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Enter your employee or student number and the corresponding password.

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Press Connect.

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION