Open the Apps screen and start OpenVPN for Android.
Before doing anything else, switch to the Settings tab.
In the Application Behaviour section make sure to have Show log window and Reconnect on boot enabled.
In the VPN Behaviour section check Reconnect on network change and disablePause VPN connection after screen off.
Click the Back button.
Import the configuration file you already copied onto your device as outlined in the Installation section of this Guide.
If you are installing on a new device, you might not see any files now although you transferred the configuration as advised.
Open the Three Dot Menu from the Action Bar and select Settings in the appearing pull-down menu.
The Settings pop-up appears.
Check Display advanced devices and close the pop-up.
The list of available locations in the file selector should have increased.
Select the appropriate SD card or internal storage device.
Descend into the directory tree and select the saved configuration file.
After OpenVPN for Android 4.0+ has validated the configuration file click Import.
A new configuration profile is generated in the background.
You are brought back to the list of available configuration profiles.
Edit the profile with the name IPredator-Android-Password.
Change the profile name to IPredator and enter your Username and Password in the appropriate text fields.
Click the Back button.
Start the IPredator VPN connection by clicking on it.
The log window appears which also provides connection statistics.
Increase the Log verbosity level by one step to see the assigned IP address and DNS servers.
The connection is ready when the Initialization Sequence Completed is shown.
As long as the Key icon appears in the status bar, the VPN connection is active.
If you experience any problem after using this guide, please check our Problem Guide and the FAQ first.
An overview of the OpenVPN settings detailing technical aspects a bit more in depth and some tweaks is available here.
This guides configuration connects your client to our OpenVPN service via UDP. As outlined in the OpenVPN settings, connecting via TCP and/or to different ports is also supported.
TCP is needed if you have to go through a HTTP proxy to reach our servers or if your provider rate-limits UDP connections on port 1194.
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