Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 - Add a Virtual Private Network

A virtual private network (VPN) encrypts your internet traffic and protects your online identity via a secured remote server and is most commonly used when remotely accessing company systems (e.g., company email, intranet sites, etc.).

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings > More.
  2. Tap VPN.
  3. If presented with options, tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
    Note If Basic VPN is selected, select password type and enter password for credential storage then tap OK.
  4. Tap Add VPN (upper-right).
    Note If presented, tap OK to set up secure screen lock type.
  5. From the VPN connection name field, enter the appropriate name.
    Note Contact the VPN administrator for assistance with server info and credentials.
  6. From the IPsec connection type field, tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon then select the VPN type:
  7. Enter the required info into the applicable fields then tap SAVE (lower-right).
    Note If applicable, tap Show advanced options then ensure the following are configured appropriately:
    Note The available options vary depending upon the selected VPN type.
    • Extended authentication
    • Aggressive mode
    • Perfect forward secrecy (PFS)
    • Disable split tunneling
    • MOBIKE
    • Certificate revocation check