How to Turn VPN Off on Android

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

Are you looking for a way to turn off your VPN on Android? You’ve come to the right place!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process step by step. So let’s get started!

Step 1: Accessing the VPN Settings

If you want to turn off your VPN on Android, the first thing you need to do is access the VPN settings. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app: Locate and tap on the “Settings” app on your Android device. It usually looks like a gear icon.
  2. Navigate to Network & Internet: Scroll down and find “Network & Internet” or a similar option.
  3. Tap on VPN: Look for “VPN” in the list of options and tap on it. This will take you to the VPN settings page.

Step 2: Turning Off the VPN

Once you have accessed the VPN settings, turning off your VPN is quite straightforward. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Select your active VPN connection: If you have multiple VPN connections set up, choose the one that is currently active by tapping on it.
  2. Toggle off the connection: On the VPN details page, you will see a switch or toggle button next to “Connect.” Simply tap on it to turn off your VPN connection.

Congratulations! You have successfully turned off your VPN on Android. Your internet traffic will no longer be routed through a virtual private network.

Note: Disabling Always-on VPN

If you have enabled the “Always-on VPN” feature on your Android device, simply turning off the VPN connection may not be enough. To completely disable the VPN, follow these additional steps:

  1. Go back to the VPN settings: Open the Settings app and navigate to Network & Internet > VPN, as mentioned in Step 1.
  2. Tap on the active VPN connection: Select your active VPN connection by tapping on it.
  3. Disable Always-on VPN: Look for an option called “Always-on VPN” or something similar. Toggle off this option to disable the automatic reconnection of your VPN.

You have now successfully disabled the “Always-on VPN” feature on your Android device.

In conclusion, turning off a VPN on Android is a simple process that can be done through the device settings. By following the steps outlined in this tutorial, you can easily turn off your VPN and disable any automatic reconnections. Enjoy browsing without a virtual private network!

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