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How to Use OpenVPN on Android TV / Android TV Box

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OpenVPN on Android TV

OpenVPN is a virtual private network system that allows you to create and operate with secured VPN connections. It protects organizations against cyber-attacks which helps them to safeguard their assets in a dynamic and cost-effective way. OpenVPN partnered with the most reputed brands such as Amazon, REDspace, DevSquad, Google, and Mac Alert to assure quality services. OpenVPN is available on the Google Play Store, which is free to download for your Android TV.


OpenVPN is a perfect companion for businesses from small scale to large enterprises. If you want to get an access server subscription, it will be free of cost for up to 2 connections. If you need 10 VPN connections, you have to pay $7.50/month.

Features of OpenVPN

The following are some of the best features offered by OpenVPN

  • Windows Crypto API Integration
  • macOS X Integration
  • API Support
  • Multi-Daemon Support
  • Adaptive Protocol Support
  • Web-Free VPN
  • Bundled Profiles
  • Local Subnet Blocking
  • CRL Support

OpenVPN on Android TV

OpenVPN uses AES-256-CBC cipher encryption to protect your privacy and data. It is the most secured military-grade encryption tool, which is impossible to break with any brute force.

OpenVPN for Android purpose

OpenVPN Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Mi Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV

OpenVPN Supported Android TV Boxes

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • Mi Box 4K
  • MXQ Pro 4K

How to Install OpenVPN on Android TV

Quick Guide: Open Play Store –> Search for OpenVPN –> Install the OpenVPN.

#1. Connect your Android TV to a strong Wi-Fi connection.

#2. Using your tv remote, launch the Google Play store.

#3. Click on the search bar to type OpenVPN for Android and then press Enter.

OpenVPN for Android icon

#4. From the suggestions list, choose OpenVPN for Android and tap Install.

#5. Launch OpenVPN for Android on your TV

How to Use OpenVPN on Android TV

#1. Launch OpenVPN for Android and tap on the Plus icon to import the configuration files.

Note: Download configuration files by visiting ovpn.com/en/configurations and copy that to a USB flash drive. Insert the USB drive on your Android TV.

#2. Click Import and select the servers that you want to import from a USB flash drive.

Profile section to Import configuration files

#3. Now, tap the Tick icon.

Import log of configuration files

#4. Enter the username and password on your OpenVPN account.

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#5. Finally, tap OK to connect to the VPN on your Android TV.

OpenVPN connection status

#6. Now, your Android TV will be connected to a secure VPN connection. You can browse through the internet with complete anonymity.

OpenVPN Other Supported Devices

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • macOS


1. Is OpenVPN for Android free?

Yes, it is free and can connect to any VPN service that supports OpenVPN configuration files. NordVPN, ExpressVPN, IPVanishVPN are some of the VPNs that support OpenVPN configuration files.

2. How do I use OpenVPN on Android TV?

Once you install the OpenVPN, you have to download the configuration files from the OpenVPN website. After that, you can use OpenVPN on your Android TV.

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