Nokia 2 V - 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, swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Network & internet > Advanced.
  3. Tap VPN.
  4. Tap the Add icon + (upper-right).
  5. If presented with a lock screen notification, tap SET LOCK.
    Note Refer to Set Up Screen Lock (pattern, PIN or password only) for assistance.
  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 Drop down menu icon then select the VPN type:
    • PPTP
    • L2TP/IPSec PSK
    • L2TP/IPSec RSA
    • IPSec Xauth PSK
    • IPSec Xauth RSA
    • IPSec Hybrid RSA
  8. Enter the required info into the applicable fields then tap SAVE (lower-right).
    Note If applicable, tap Show advanced options to configure the following (available options vary by selected VPN type):
    • DNS search domains
    • DNS servers
    • Forwarding routes
    • Username
    • Password