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Nexus 6 in China - VPN question

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#1 sajidali27


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Posted 17 November 2014 - 09:39 AM

I have been an iPhone user for a very long time and the prices of the new iPhone 6 are pushing me to look at other options. I had the chance to play with a Nexus 5 and it was awesome, and the Nexus 6 sounds even better. Here is the issue though, the Nexus is only really super cool if you have continuous access to Google. If not, it turns into a regular phone... and living in China, well, you need a VPN to access Google. 
I have 3 of my own personal PPTP VPNs sitting on VPS servers in three countries, so there's no issues for finding a working VPN. The issue is that from what I remember of the Android system - last time I played with one was a long time ago - is that connecting to the VPN was a convoluted and somewhat complicated thing. It would not re-attempt connection. It would not remember your password. And there was 5 steps (clicks) to re-connect, and re-enter your password. So here is my question: Is there an app out there that allows to continuously (always) keep your phone connected to a VPN without having to manually re-connect it all the time?

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#2 Romeo29


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 11:54 PM

Launch Google Play Store app in your Nexus and search for VPN. You will find hundreds of apps.


I personally like F-Secure VPN and its free !



BTW, its not true that Nexus is no fun without Google or that you do not have direct access to Google servers in China. Actually China has become a large manufacturing center for Android based phones and they all use Google's servers.

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