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Android IKEv2 Manual Setup
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*Manual IKEv2 setup is available to Premium users only.
**Freemium users can connect to IKEv2 protocol via the PrivadoVPN app


Before proceeding to the actual setup, you will need to obtain a VPN server address as well as your Privado username.


1. Log in to your Privado Admin area; copy and save your Privado Username for a manual connection. The Password will be the same as the one you use to log in to the Privado Admin area or the PrivadoVPN application. You will need these details later on to set up your IKEv2 connection. 



2. After saving your username, click or Find your preferred server location on the left. Next, under "Server" copy and save your server name.

  • Optionally, you can use either the server name (ex. or the server IP (ex. from the next column as your server name.  
    "Capacity" means the percentage of free available slots on a particular server; i.e. the higher the number is, the better. 


IKEv2 set up on Android

1. Go to "Settings" > "Connections" > "More connection settings" > "VPN"




2.  Click the 3 vertical dots icon in the top right corner and then "Add VPN profile":




3. Now, we'll need to enter the VPN server address along with your Privado credentials - Username (you saved at Step 1) and Password

  • The Name value can be anything. For the sake of convenience, we chose the city name our VPN server belongs to. 

  • Type: IKEv2/IPSec MSCHAPv2

  • For the Server Address value, you can use either or (or any other value from this list).

  • IPsec identifier:

  • For Username and Password, please enter the credentials you saved at Step 1. 

  • Click "Save".


4. Click on the profile you just created and select "Connect".



5. All done; you have successfully connected to PrivadoVPN:



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