Setting up strongSwan IKEv2 access on Android devices.
1. Download strongSwan
Download and install the strongSwan App from PlayStore here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.strongswan.android
2. Download Certificate File
Download the IKEv2 certificate file to your Android device from here and click save, then open: IKEv2 Certificate File
3. Install Certificate
When prompted choose the strongSwan VPN Client Import Certificate option.
4. Import Certifcate
Click onto ‘Import Certificate’.
5. Add VPN Profile
Click onto ‘Add VPN Profile’.
Enter your server address details into the ‘Server’ section. Its important that you enter the correct server address, particularly if you have a Dedicated IP account. Please choose the server that corresponds to your Personal IP.
7. VPN Type
Select IKev2 EAP (Username/Password for the ‘VPN Type’.
8. Login Details
Enter your VPN login details into the ‘Username and Password’ fields.
9. CA Certificate
Uncheck the option to ‘Select Automatically’ and click onto ‘Select CA certificate’.
10. User Certificate
Select ‘User’ certificates.
11. VPNUK Root CA
Click onto the ‘VPNUK Root CA’ certificate.
12. Profile name
You can assign any ‘Profile name’ to connection, particularly useful if you have multiple connections.
You can now ‘Save’ this profile.
Click onto the connection profile to ‘Connect’.
The VPN will now be connected and display a connected symbol in the task bar. You can disconnect the vpn by clicking onto ‘Disconnect’.