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Android - Installing the PIA App

Install

First, you will need to download the PIA app from the Google Play store here:

Step 1: Install

Select Install on the application page in the Google Play Store.

Step 2: Install Access

The installation process will require access to a few of the standard services of the device, you must allow these for the application to fully operate as intended.

Step 3: Opening Application

Once the application finishes installation, select Open in the Play store, or tap the icon where it has been added to your device.

Step 4: Credentials

After going through 4 get to know our application pages Input your current login credentials that you should have received upon signing up via email, in the format of 'p1234567' and the password.

Step 5: Permissions

After entering your credentials, the app will ask for permission to access your VPN configurations, press OK to continue.

Step 6: Configuration Confirmation

After pressing OK, the Android OS will ask you to confirm you want to allow the VPN access to your configurations. Press OK to accept.

Step 7: Connection

You will now see the main screen of the app. Tap the "Connect!" button in the center of the interface to initiate the VPN connection.

*The Current Region option below the connect button will allow for selection of a specific region if you want to use an option other than automatic server selection.

Step 8: Finished

Congratulations! You should now be connected if the Connect button is green and displays Connected to VPN

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First published: 14/05/2018

Last updated: Mar 17, 2021 by Kaneesha D