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WireGuard app on Android

This guide is for Android users who want to connect to Mullvad's WireGuard servers by using the official WireGuard app.

Currently, the WireGuard app on Android is an alpha version. It works on Android 5+.
 

Download WireGuard app

There are two ways you can get the WireGuard app for Android:

Generate a configuration file

  1. In a browser window on your Android device, navigate to our WireGuard configuration generator.
  2. Enter your Mullvad account number in the Account number field.
  3. Select Platform Android
  4. Click on Generate a new key pair. (Generate a separate key pair for each device that you use.)
  5. From the Server drop-down menu, select the server of your choice.
  6. Click on Generate and Download, and then select Save.
  7. If you wish to download more locations, click on Reuse last key pair and then repeat the remaining steps.
     

Import the WireGuard configuration

  1. Open the WireGuard app.
  2. Click on the ⴲ button.
  3. Select Create from file or archive.
  4. Select the configuration file that you generated and downloaded from our website. The file will appear in the app, for example "mullvadgb2".
     

Connect and disconnect

  1. Open the WireGuard app.
  2. Click on the toggle button next to the WireGuard server you wish to use in order to connect or disconnect.
  3. You're all set! You can visit am.i.mullvad.net to check your connection.
     

Using multiple devices?

If you're running WireGuard on multiple devices, generate a separate key pair for each device. You will otherwise likely run into connectivity issues.
 

Is it working?

While on your device, visit am.i.mullvad.net to get a quick overview of your Mullvad-WireGuard connection status. In addition, it's a good time to check if your browser is leaking information and therefore jeopardizing your privacy.

 

Want to access your Local network when connected with WireGuard?

  1. Click on the server profile
  2. Click on the edit icon
  3. Click on the "Exclude private IPs"
  4. Add 10.64.0.0/10 to that list
  5. Click on the Save icon
  6. Disable and then Enable the server profile that you edited


 

External resources

"WireGuard" is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.