Samsung Galaxy S3 VPN

It is possible to set up vpn for Samsung Galaxy S3 smart phone or the tablet, as both use Android, which has support for VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection. This means that through the VPN connection you can connect to your company network, and even your home LAN. You will of course need a VPN service or VPN server that has been configured to the desired network. For connecting to home LAN you can set up your desktop or any computer at home to act as the VPN server. The steps for doing this will depend on the operating system, you are using on your computer. However, here we shall discuss how to set up vpn for Samsung Galaxy S3 phone and tablet.


The steps are quite straightforward. You need to go first to your Menu screen by pressing Home icon and then Menu. On your Menu screen, tap on Settings, and in the screen that opens tap on Wireless & networks. This will open up the Wireless & network settings menu, where you need to tap on VPN settings.

On VPN settings screen that you have now opened, you need to tap on Add VPN. In the Add VPN screen, you will now see various options. These options are the different types of protocols available for your VPN connection. Each type of protocol has its advantages and disadvantages. For instance, PPTP VPN is extremely easy to set up, but does not provide much security. The L2TP/IPSec PSK protocol offers password (key) based access, and hence it provides more privacy and security. The L2TP/IPSec CRT is even more secure as the access is based on certificate authentication.


Selection of the protocol will mainly depend on the level of security you need, however, you may also need to consider the type of service provided by your VPN service provider. These VPN services will give you access through Wi-Fi hotspots with the desired level of anonymity and security. It is also possible to get a particular IP address of a different country, when you want to access TV services online, which are restricted in the native country.

Coming back to the setup of vpn for Samsung Galaxy S3, once you have chosen the type of protocol, you are presented with a screen where you need to give a unique name to the VPN connection, and provide the address of the VPN server. Other details like secret key or password and certificate, will also be needed, depending on the protocol you have chosen. If you are using the L2TP/IPSec CRT protocol, you will have to download the required certificates and save them on your tablet or phone. Installation of the certificate is also possible through an SD card. You will also see an option, called DNS search domains. The details regarding this, has to be filled up if your network is using a particular DNS server for resolving internal names.

After you have completed the above steps for setting up vpn for Samsung Galaxy S3, go back to the VPN settings screen and see if the new name is included. For connecting to the VPN, just tap on this name.

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