Android key-icon in statusbar

nicolas at nicolas at
Mon Nov 19 20:58:53 CET 2018


> I’v installed wireguard-app from play store on android 8.1.
> If using the userspace version i get a "key-icon" in the status-bar when a tunnel is active.
> Switching to the kernel version the icon is not working any more.

the userspace version uses the native Android VPN-API, which always shows the key icon for security reasons.

The kernel version doesn't use this API because, well, it uses the kernel module. That's why the key icon isn't shown.


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