Connecting an Android VPN client

Christopher Dakin

Installation and configuration of the Android VPN client can be done from the LogonBox VPN UI.

 

1. Configuring the client

Navigate to https://<logonboxserver> and log on with your created user into the User Portal.

 

You should be presented with the User Setup page which should guide you through the setup.

First click the link to Install Android client. This will take you to the Google Play page for Wireguard. Install the WireGuard client.

 

Now, we need the client configuration file which we can get from step 2.

There are 3 options to get the config - A QR code, the Raw config file text, click the Download Configuration button.

On an Android device we can use the QR code if we log into the VPN from a desktop browser.

 

From a browser on your desktop PC, log on to the LogonBox VPN server with your user, where you should be able to see the QR code.

 

Launch the Wireguard client on your device. downloaded in step 1 where you should be presented with a blank page.

Click the Blue + button.

 

Select Scan from QR code and scan the QR code on your desktop page.

 

Give the tunnel a Name and select Create Tunnel.

 

 

The configuration is now imported.

 

2. Connecting the client

Now you can click Activate to connect the client up by sliding the connection slider to the right of your configuration.

The client should have a VPN connected key icon in the status bar and the slider should be blue, you are now connected.