How to switch protocols for FastVPN on Android?

In order to change VPN protocols on Android, please follow the steps below:
                 
1. Start the Android VPN app.

2. Click on top right and you will see the Settings menu:


3. Go to the Protocol settings:


4. Under Protocol Settings, you can select the preferred protocol:

  • WireGuard®* - fast, secure, easy-to-use protocol has strong encryption, perfect forward secrecy, and minimal attack surface.

    WireGuard® is a modern VPN protocol that offers improved performance, security, and simplicity compared to traditional VPN protocols. With WireGuard® you can enjoy faster VPN speeds, better encryption, and lower latency, making your online experience even more seamless.

    *All Rights Reserved. "WireGuard" and the "WireGuard" logo are registered trademarks of Jason A. Donenfeld.

    To use WireGuard® protocol:
    • update your FastVPN app to the latest version;
    • choose the WireGuard® protocol from the app settings;
    • go back to the connect screen and click the Connect VPN button;
    • once you connect to the server, FastVPN will automatically establish a secure VPN connection using WireGuard®.


  • IKEv2 - 256-bit encryption, secure, stable and mobile oriented. Choose the IKEv2 protocol, allow to add new configuration if needed, go back to the connect screen and click the Connect VPN button. Once you connect to the server, FastVPN will automatically establish a secure VPN connection using IKEv2.


  • OpenVPN also has a 256-bit encryption protocol; strong desktop support and requires third-party software.

    • TCP (Transmission Control Protocol):
    • - High reliability compatibility.
    • UDP (User Datagram Protocol):
    • - Best for slow connections and transmitting time-sensitive data.

    Choose the OpenVPN protocol and select the necessary type TCP or UDP and click Connect VPN button. Once you connect to the server, FastVPN will automatically establish a secure VPN connection using OpenVPN.


Additionally, you can select the preferred OpenVPN Port and enable the Scramble function that allows you to add obfuscation capability to OpenVPN in order to bypass network sensors that detect VPN usage in order to block it.



If you need any further assistance, please contact our Support Team.
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