Perfect Privacy for Android

Discussion in 'Questions & Answers (Q&A)' started by thulsadoom, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. t

    thulsadoom Junior Member

    Has anyone successfully setup your product for Android OS?
     
  2. PP Frank

    PP Frank Staff Member

    Hello,

    which Version and for which Device?
     
  3. t

    thulsadoom Junior Member

    Motorola Defy XT. Android version: 2.3.7
     
  4. PP Daniel

    PP Daniel Staff Member

    Hi,

    you can set up PPTP in the system settings. You will have to enter a name for this VPN connection, the domain name of the VPN server, your username and password and then connect. If this does not work, can you please send me a screenshot of the settings used? Or are you referring to some other VPN service here?
     
  5. t

    thulsadoom Junior Member

    PPTP used to work for Perfect Privacy, but no longer. Have you tried actually doing this of late? It no longer works. I had it going just fine until PP changed some of it's lineup. I COULD just plain be mistaken and wrong.
     
  6. k

    kuser Junior Member

    For me, PPP is still not working on Android (Galaxy Series). Neither over WLAN nor UMTS.
    IPSec works, but i dont want to use a shared PSK Key because it offers no real security.

    Does somebody has a workaround?

    Could use openvpn, but i want to use the android feature "Always-On VPN" and as i see thats not possible with the openvpn version (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...blinkt.openvpn). I dont have root and cant make manual iptables rules on my android device so there is - in my eyes - no workaround for always-on openvpn.
     
  7. PP Daniel

    PP Daniel Staff Member

    Hi,

    this weekend I had the chance to try PPTP on an HTC running Jelly Bean, and it worked just fine. I will try some other devices...
     
  8. k

    kuser Junior Member

    Hi,

    today i installed this package: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.blinkt.openvpn
    I posted a false information (i didnt / dont see it in the description of the app): Its possible to force all connection using openvpn. If openvpn tunnel is not up, all connections will be dropped until the phone is connected again. Reconnecting works automatically.

    I dont know how good the option is working. In the next days i will make some tcpdump tests and report my results. However, i would feel more secure if i could have access to iptables and set rules, but it seems not be possible without rooting the phone. I am little bit paranoid and nobody knows what a cracked firmware really changes or includes.

    PS: openvpn on android uses really a lot of power. The openvpn server sends every x seconds a keepalive paket, so there is constantly network traffic which needs power.

    PPS, about pp board: It seems the vbulletin template dont works correctly without dom storage.
     
  9. j

    justonequ3 Junior Member

    Hey,
    I got a question regarding this.
    What is the domain name of the VPN server?
     
  10. PP Daniel

    PP Daniel Staff Member

    Hi,

    I referred to the fully qualified domain name (FQDN), in this case of any of our privacy servers, for example "amsterdam.perfect-privacy.com" (without the quotes) would connect to one of our servers in amsterdam, while "amsterdam1.perfect-privacy.com" would connect to server amsterdam1 specifically. Either way should work.
     
  11. a

    aristid Junior Member

    Hey there,

    AFWall+ (AFirewall) - Donation necessary for having all features (@ google play store) could be what you are searching for : iptables, rules, binaries configurable, passwort...
    I use this app more than 1 year and it's really satisfying...(Tab 7.7 Samsung, ICS 4.0.4)

    greetings
    aristid
     
  12. d

    d4yw41k3r Junior Member

  13. d

    d4yw41k3r Junior Member

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