How to use ExpressVPN on Android

To use our apps and configurations, please sign up for an ExpressVPN account first.

  1. Install the ExpressVPN app: open the Google Play store, search for "express vpn", tap on Express VPN - Android VPN, then tap Install.

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  2. Tap Accept > Open > Log In.


    1. Download the app from the Amazon App Store here, or go to the Amazon App Store and search for "expressvpn".

      search for express vpn - amazon appstore

    2. Tap Free > Get App, then wait for the app download to finish.

      get app - amazon appstore

    3. Tap Install > Open > Log In.

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  3. To find the ExpressVPN username and password for your Android device, open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN. Click the link in the email.

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    If you can't find the link, log in to our website.

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    Once you've clicked the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, click on Setup My VPN Account on the Active Subscriptions page.

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    The Android 4 section will show your username and password


  4. Enter your ExpressVPN email/username and password. Tap Log In > Next. Tap the server location you wish to connect to.


  5. Tap I trust this application > OK.


Congratulations! Once you see the connected message, you can begin surfing with freedom and security!

Note: We recommend you add the ExpressVPN widget to your homescreen for easier and faster access to connecting to our VPN services

Further Instructions

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  1. Tap and hold the homescreen until Widgets appear on the bottom screen > Tap Widgets > Swipe until the ExpressVPN widget is on your screen > Tap, hold, and drag the ExpressVPN widget to your homescreen

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  2. Tap Connect > Click I trust this application > You are connected once the Disconnect button appears!

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Launch the ExpressVPN app and tap Disconnect. You will then be redirected to the main page where you can select a new server location

switch servers

Tap All Locations on the top bar and tap Recommended on the drop-down list. You will then be redirected to a new page with server locations recommended for you

recommended server locations

You can click the link in the Android 4 section of our website (refer back to step 3). Tap Install > Open and continue on from step 4 using the instructions above once you downloaded ExpressVPN onto your device

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Please use this tutorial to fix the Android app "TUN driver missing" error.

Tap the button on the top-right corner of the app and then tap Settings > Preferred Protocol

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Hold and drag the ExpressVPN app to the top of your screen to the Uninstall section. Yes > Uninstall finished.


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