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<td valign="top" width="408">Click the <b>+</b> at the top of your screen and fill out the menus as shown. <br> The pre-shared key is <b>zippy</b><br> Click <b>Save</b> when you are done.</td>
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 12 June 2013

Starting with Android 4.0, the ability to connect to an IPSEC VPN has been built in to the OS. This guide was made off of a mostly stock version of Android 4.2.2 on a Nexus4. Not every phone's setup will be the same as this guide, however most phones will be similar enough to this setup that you should be able to work it out.

1 Open System Preferences and click on More... choice under "Wireless & Networks"
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2 Click on VPN choice
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3 If you do not have Lock Screen Security set up already, it will ask you to set it up now. The typical choise are a PIN or an unlock pattern
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4 Click the + at the top of your screen and fill out the menus as shown.
The pre-shared key is zippy
Click Save when you are done.
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5 Click on Akron (or whatever you named your VPN) and enter your ID and password. Choose the option to save your login information if you want.
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6 Once your VPN is connected, you will get a key icon in your notification bar. If you pull down the bar you will get a "VPN activated" choice. If you wish to disconnect from the VPN, click this.
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