S4tHey @S4t ! Good news! Asus just released a new FOTA (Firmware Over The Air) Update addressing your VPN issues late last night and has begun rolling out to devices.
I use a VPN and since the upgrade to Android 10 some things stopped working as expected. When the VPN is on:
- Play Store doesn't automatically install updates, I need to manually click the update button;
- My podcast app doesn't automatically check or download new episodes;
It seems that apps see the VPN as a metered connection (even if we're connected to WiFi). The result is limited network functionality.
I believe this was a problem back on Android 8, but it was fixed by Google with Android 9. I don't know if this time it's another Android bug or if it only affects Asus own Android fork.
To reproduce, connect to a traditional VPN (open vpn, wireguard, etc) and use any app that has its functionality limited by metered connections. A free VPN that can be used for testing is Cloudflare's 126.96.36.199 app.
If someone from Asus team reads this, please inform your software team of this problem.
Thanks in advance.
Android 10 and VPN (bug)