Setup VPN on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

VPN is short for virtual private network. Samsung mobile phones have the built-in VPN network support you can use to connect to VPN network from your mobile phones. Samsung Android mobile phones are very popular. Many people consider Samsung as their best Android phone choice. They can do many things in easy ways. In an earlier article, we have already discussed how you can connect to VPN network from Samsung mobile phone. Today, we will be using Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime phone in the demo, to demonstrate how to create VPN connection on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and connect to VPN network on the phone. If you are using other Samsung Galaxy phones, such as Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, the process is quite similar.

How to Setup VPN on Samsung Galaxy mobile phone?

Launch Settings on your Samsung mobile phone. Go to Wireless and Networks, then choose VPN. On Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, VPN can be found under More networks.
samsung galaxy grand prime wireless and networks and more networks
Tap on VPN to start setting up Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) on your Samsung mobile phone.
setup and manage vpns on samsung galaxy grand prime
Touch the Add button (+ icon) at the top right corner. You will open the Edit VPN network pop-up dialogue on Samsung mobile phone.
setup vpn network on samsung galaxy grand prime
To create a new VPN network on Samsung mobile phone, you can follow these steps:

  • Choose VPN network name;
  • Select VPN network type, choose PPTP which is the most common VPN protocol, select according to your own VPN network type;
  • Input VPN server address, it is the IP address of your VPN server;
  • Touch to enable PPP encryption (MPPE);
  • Tap on Save button to add VPN network to Samsung mobile phone.

How to connect to VPN network on Samsung Galaxy mobile phone?

Now when you go to Settings >> Wireless and Networks >> More networks >> VPN, you can find the newly added VPN connection on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Tap on the VPN network name, a dialogue will pop up like this.
connect to vpn on samsung galaxy grand prime
From above Connect to VPN screen of your Samsung mobile phone, you need to input VPN username and password. Then touch Connect button to connect to VPN server from Samsung phone. You can enable Save account information option on the phone to save VPN username and password, so the next time you can directly connect to VPN network on the mobile phone without the need to type in VPN credentials again.

Now you know how to create VPN connection on Samsung cell phone and connect to VPN network using a Samsung mobile. If you want to connect to VPN from a PC, you can refer to this tutorial to set up VPN on Windows 10 computer. Should you have any further inquiries, feel free to leave us a message in the comment section below.

2 thoughts on “Setup VPN on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime”

  1. Mohammed Nasiru Sada

    You did not state the nature of the username and password required or whether there are restrictions. I created my own username and password and I couldn’t connect.

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