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Connecting from countries with internet restrictions on Android

  1. Download the configuration file depending on the connection protocol you want to use. In order to download them, click on the hyperlinks below.

    HK 151
    HK 149
    JP 392
    JP 394
    FR 405
    US 4564
    US 4566

  2. Download the OpenVPN Connect app from this link.
  3. In order to be able to install it you would also need to change your device's security settings by going to Settings -> Security -> Unknown sources and turn it on. You will get a warning that you should only press okay if you really trust the source of the application. Tap OK.

    On Android version 8.0 and above, you may find this option at Settings -> Biometry and Security -> Install unknown apps.

  4. Launch the application from your home screen or menu.

    On the following window, select OVPN Profile button.

  5. A similar permissions prompt window should be received:

  6. Click Allow and navigate to the folder that you have downloaded the OpenVPN configuration file to.

    By default, it should be in the downloads folder. Make sure that OVPN is selected (as displayed in the screenshot), then select the files you want to import, and press IMPORT button on the upper-right corner.

  7. On the following window, enter any title for the connection and your NordVPN account credentials. Then press Add button.

  8. Now, after you have successfully configured the connection, click on the switch button next to the OpenVPN profile to initiate the connection.

  9. The application will ask you for permissions, necessary for the VPN connection. Click OK button.

  10. On the following prompt, click on Continue button. 

  11. If the connection is successful, you will see a similar window to the one below. There you can see extensive information about your connection, such as current data throughput or duration.

  12. To disconnect, simply press the switch button next to the OpenVPN profile name and toggle it off.

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