Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - 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.).

Note Contact the VPN admin for assistance with server information and credentials.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections > More connection settings.
  2. Tap VPN.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  4. Tap Add VPN profile.
  5. If presented with a lock screen notification, tap OK.
    Note Refer to Set Up Screen Lock (pattern, PIN, or password only) for assistance.
  6. From the 'Name' field, enter the appropriate name.
  7. From the 'IPsec connection type' field, tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon then select the appropriate VPN type:
    • PPTP
    • L2TP/IPSec PSK
    • L2TP/IPSec RSA
    • IPSec Xauth PSK
    • IPSec Xauth RSA
    • IPSec Hybrid 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