VPN Android (Android 4.4+, OpenVPN Connect 3.2.5+)

You will need your E-mail and your E-mail password in Department of Physics in order to user VPN as well as to download the required configuration files.

A) You must download the latest version of OpenVPN connect from Google Play Store.

B) You must also download the Configuration file (Physics-UOC.ovpn), which is required to connect to Physics VPN.

C) If you are connected to a restricted network (i.e. hotel, abroad) which allows only Web traffic, you can connect using the alternative Configuration file (Physics-UOC-Backup-TCP.ovpn). This step is optional.

1) Installation

After OpenVPN Connect installation from step A click Open to open the application

Click Import Profile -> File and ALLOW the application to access the downloaded configuration file


Select Physics-UOC.ovpn configuration file from step B and click IMPORT

Enter your E-mail in Department of Physics in the Username field and click ADD

 2) Connect

Tap on the toggle switch to activate this connection profile

Enter your E-mail password in Department of Physics and click OK

You can verify that VPN is connected succesfully by clicking here

University of Crete - Department of Physics  - Voutes University Campus - GR-70013 Heraklion, Greece
phone: +30 2810 394300 - email: chair@physics.uoc.gr