How to protect Android with Kibosh VPN.
How to install the VPN:
Step 1: Download the Android VPN profile from the URL you received in the email we sent you, on the Android device.
Step 2: On the Android device install the OpenVPN Connect app.
Step 3: From OpenVPN Connect hit the + to add a new Profile
Step 4: Choose File > pick your downloads folder > tap the profile downloaded in Step 1
Step 5: From OpenVPN choose IMPORT
Step 6: Username = your Kibosh VPN ID. Example: LASTNAME1A
Step 7: Check Save Password
Step 8: Enter password: abcd0001
Step 9: Tap ‘ADD’ in top right corner
You should now have an OpenVPN profile for Kibosh!
Step 10: Turn your OpenVPN profile on (i.e., initiate the VPN connection)
At this point the VPN should be CONNECTED.
Step 11: Go to https://test.kibosh.net > you should get the Success Page.
The Internet on this Android device is now Kibosh safe!!
Step 12: Go into phone Settings > More > VPN > OpenVPN Connect Settings > enable Always-on VPN
⇒ Proceed to the next section to layer on parental control security.
How to install Smart App Lock
- Smart App Lock will prevent the VPN from being disabled, and apps from being installed without approval.
Step 1: Install Smart AppLock from app store (free) by ThinkYeah Mobile
Step 2: Open > Start To Use
Step 3: Enable the following:
(optional) Settings (to prevent removing Kibosh VPN)
(optional) Google Play Store (to prevent installing new apps)
Step 4: Draw a security pattern
Step 5: Enable Smart AppLock > Permit usage access
Step 6: Draw security pattern to confirm
Step 7: Close and then re-open Smart AppLock > Grant permission > Permit Drawing over other apps
Step 8: Close and then re-open Smart AppLock > Set the security Question
At this point when you open Smart AppLock under the App section you should see OpenVPN Connect, Google Play Store, and Settings.
Step 9: Smart AppLock > System > enable Install/Uninstall
Step 10: Tap the gear icon in top right corner of Smart AppLock home page
Step 11: Just FYI these settings are here – maybe turn on Hide Pattern Path.
Step 12: Now go to device home screen and tap to open OpenVPN Connect > you should have to enter the unlock pattern. Same with Settings and Google Play store, and any other app you want locked.
At this point the Internet is secured with Kibosh VPN, and it cannot be turned off with Smart AppLock. Apps that bypass Internet security cannot be installed without your approval. This device is family safe.
⇒READ THE FAQ BELOW FOR MORE IMPORTANT STEPS
Security Features FAQ
- Open OpenVPN Connect
- Turn off the Kibosh VPN connection
- (optional) Delete the profile