Android OpenVPN Set up

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Android OpenVPN Set up

Using this guide you will be able to connect VPN using port TCP 443 which should work even if other VPN protocols are disabled.

Please note:

  • Your Android device MUST BE Rooted.
  • Please mind that View TV Abroad is not resposible for any damage on your device caused by using this guide.
  1. Install all these applications from Android Market:

    • ES File Explorer
    • BusyBox Installer
    • OpenVPN Installer
    • OpenVPN Settings
  2. Install ES File Explorer:

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  3. Install BusyBox Installer

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  4. Install OpenVPN Installer and OpenVPN Settings

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  5. Make sure the Install location and the BusyBox version are exactly the same as on the screenshot. Then click "Install"

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  6. A pop-up message will appear and it will then automatically download & install BusyBox. After the Finish message, close the BusyBox Installer application.

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  7. Open the ES File Explorer application and push the "Menu" button and click on "Settings"

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  8. Scroll down and check the "Root Explorer" & "Mount File System" check boxes.

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  9. Return to the main page and click on the SD card shape button.

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  10. Open /system/xbin/ folder. In this folder push the "Menu" button and click on "New"

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  11. Click on "Folder"

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  12. Name the new folder "bb" and then click "OK".

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  13. Go back in the /system/xbin/ folder, scroll down & find the "ifconfig" and "route" files. Copy them to /system/xbin/bb/ .

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  14. Hold down on each of the files and a pop message will appear, click on "Properties".

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  15. Click on "Change"

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  16. Be sure that the check boxes "execute" are checked.

  17. Do this for both "ifconfig” and “route” files.

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  18. Now Download the OpenVPN config files and CA certificate.

  19. Open the downloaded ZIP file with ES File Explorer. Hold down on zip file and the pop-up message will appear. Click on Extract to.

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  20. Extract all files to this location /sdcard/openvpn/. Now click OK.

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  21. Open OpenVPN Settings application. Hit Menu button and click on Advanced

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  22. Click on TUN module settings.

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  23. Make sure that Load module using is set to “insmod” and Path to tun module is set to “/system/lib/modules/tun.ko/”.

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  24. Go back to main page, and check the OpenVPN check box.

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  25. Chose which server do you want to connect and tick the check box.

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  26. A notification message will appear and ask you for username and password.

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  27. Write your View TV Abroad username and password and click OK. See your welcome email.

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  28. When you are successfully connected to the server, this notification message will appear.

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  29. When you want to disconnect, just uncheck the OpenVPN check box.

  30. You can now start watching UK & US TV by selecting channels and services form the channels page. Remember - to Watch UK TV you must set up and be connected to a UK server and to Watch US TV you must set up and be connected to a US server.

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