WiTopia supports all three VPN service types available on Android. You can set up as many different profiles as you like and switch at will. Typically, the closer you are to a VPN gateway location, the better the VPN will perform. We suggest, at least, setting up one of each VPN type for the city closest to you in case one VPN protocol is blocked at a particular location.
IPsec – Tends to be the most secure (we support up to AES 256bit encryption!), the fastest, and has the most cities available.
L2TP over IPsec – Very secure and performs well. Not as many cities available as IPsec and PPTP.
PPTP – an older protocol. “Usually” not as fast and is not as secure. Still, it’s a plucky little VPN that performs well when there is network congestion so it shouldn’t be dismissed.
OpenVPN – Setup is a bit time-consuming and manual at this point. We are actively working on making it easier. Unless you’re technical, we’d recommend using one of the other three supported VPN types at the moment.
You may have slightly different screens due to the highly customized skins that Samsung and LG place on their devices. All setup though is done in the settings panel and not in an application.
Samsung users you will find an application called “vpn” listed in your apps. This is not the proper application to use as this is Samsungs private vpn application. Please see the directions to setup the vpn using the settings area.
LG users, you will see two options, basic vpn and LG vpn in the settings area. Please choose Basic VPN when setting up the vpn.
|To locate your Android version click on Settings —> About This Device —> Android Version|