LG G7 ThinQ™ - 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: Settings Settings icon > Network & internet  Network and internet icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Home mode only.
  2. Tap VPN.
  3. Tap Basic VPN then tap the Plus icon add icon (upper-right)
  4. If presented with a lock screen notification, tap CHANGE.
    Note Refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
  5. Tap Add VPN.
  6. From the Name field, enter the appropriate name.
    Note Contact the VPN admin for assistance with server info and credentials.
  7. From the Type field, tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon then select a VPN type:
    • PPTP
    • L2TP/IPSec PSK
    • L2TP/IPSec RSA
    • IPSec Xauth PSK
    • IPSec Xauth RSA
  8. Enter the appropriate info into the applicable fields then tap Save (lower-right).
    Note If applicable, tap Show advanced options to configure the following:
    Note The available options vary depending upon the selected VPN type.
    • DNS search domains
    • DNS servers
    • Forwarding routes