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Setting up a L2TP VPN on Android smart phones and tablets

 

Initial Setup:

 

Go to 'Settings'

 

Select 'Wireless Controls'

 

Select 'VPN Settings'

 

Select 'Add VPN'

 

Select 'L2TP/IPSEC PSK VPN'

 

Enter a descriptive name at 'Set a VPN name'     --  This can be any name you wish to use to describe the connection

 

Enter the server name or IP address at 'Set VPN'

 

Select 'Set L2TP secret' and enter the preshared key

 

Press 'Menu' and 'Save'

 

You might be asked to set a password to save the preshared key.

 

To connect:

 

Go to 'Settings'

 

Select 'Wireless Controls'

 

Connect to the network name you entered above

 

Enter your user name and password

 

Click on 'Connect'

 

A key icon will appear indicating that you are connected