android ikev2 ipsec setup

Install StrongSwan VPN Software

1. Install the free StrongSwan VPN Client from the Google Play Store.

Click Here for Play Store

Setup IKEv2 IPSec VPN Profile

1. Go to: Programs > StrongSwan

2. Click on Add Profile

3. Fill in the following fields:

  • Server (you can choose any location):

    IPSec Server Location Addresses

    USA IPSec VPN Gateways

    Canada IPSec VPN Gateways

    Central/South America IPSec VPN Gateways

    Europe IPSec VPN Gateways

    Africa/Middle East IPSec VPN Gateways

    Asia IPSec VPN Gateways

    Oceania IPSec VPN Gateways

  • VPN Type = IKEv2 EAP (Username/Password)
  • Username: [Your VPN username] (read below)

There are two potential formats for your vpn username. You must use the one you selected when you activated your service. If you do not remember, you can log into your account on our website here and under your active service it says “USERNAME”. This is your VPN username.

#1: Your email = W\
#2: WiTopia username = username@witopia
If you have a username ending in “@witopia” then you do *not* use W\ before the username or “.net” after the username

  • Password: [Your VPN password]
  • Check the “select automatically” box under CA Certificate
  • Profile Name = (Can be anything – this is just a label)
  • Check “Show Advanced Settings”
  • Server Identity = (must be all lowercase)

Your VPN Profile will look similar to the follow example for Washington DC

4. Click SAVE at the top

Connecting IKEv2 IPSec VPN

1. Go to: Programs > StrongSwan

2. Click on profile name you want to connect to

3. Swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal your notifications
4. Clck on the entry for StrongSwan

5. To disconnect the vpn click on “disconnect”

Editing a VPN Profile

1. Go to: Programs > StrongSwan

2. Long press on the profile you want to edit > click “edit”

3. When completed with your edits click SAVE at the top