How to setup OpenVPN connection on Android 4.x

Download archive with configuration files in section "My account". Extract files from it to any folder on flash card or internal memory in your smartphone or tablet. Also, on "Subscriptions" page you can check connection credentials.

Install the "OpenVPN for Android" application from Google Play Store. It's free and don't require root access.

OpenVPN for Android in Google Play


Launch the the OpenVPN for Android and press "Import" button in upper right corner.

OpenVPN for Android main menu


In "File Explorer" find and open file with OpenVPN settings. It has a ".ovpn" extension.

OpenVPN profile importing


You will see a brief information about this connection. Press "Import" button in right upper corner.

OpenVPN connection information


After it you'll be prompted for a certificate password. Leave this field empty.

OpenVPN connection password


Then you will be asked for certificate name. Leave it default – "client".

Certificate name


System will ask you to setup a PIN-password to lock your device. You can select any type of protected lock. But please, be careful – if you forget or lose this password, you'll be unable to unlock device.

PIN-password setup request


You'll be asked about new certificate. Press "Allow" button.

Certificate request in OpenVPN for Android


Your connection should be displayed at OpenVPN for Android main menu. But it's not ready – login and password must be entered. Press "Settings" button in right side on connection name.

New connection in OpenVPN for Android main menu


On this page you must enter login in "Username" field and "Password". These are not your credentials from TheSafety.US site. Credentials for connection could be found in section "My account".

Entering connection credentials in OpenVPN for Android


Now your connection is ready and should be fully functional. Click on it's name and it should be established. You will see a full log of connection process.

OpenVPN for Android connection log


When connection established, OpenVPN icon will be displayed in notification bar.

OpenVPN icon in notification bar




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