iOS VPN Setup

iPhone / iPad L2TP Client Setup

This document describes how to connect to your SoftEther VPN Server by using the L2TP/IPsec VPN Client which is bundled with iOS.

On this instruction, every screen-shots are taken on iOS 6. Other versions of iOS are similar to be configured, however, there might be minor differences on UIs.

These screen-shots are in English version of iOS. If you use other languages, you can still configure it easily by referring to the following instructions.



1. Initial configurations (only once at the first time)

From the iOS main screen, start the “Settings” application.



Open “VPN” in “General” , and tap “Add VPN Configuration…” .

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A new L2TP VPN connection setting will be created, and the configuration screen will appear.



Type: L2TP

Description: OnoVPN

Server: Please use your VPN IP address which is supplied in your VPN Details under ‘server’.

Account: This is your username which is supplied in your VPN Details.

Password: Please use your VPN password which is supplied in your VPN Details.

Secret: Please use the following: soft1234 (all lowercase).



2. Connect a VPN

You can start a VPN connection by using a created VPN connection setting at any time.

Tap the “OFF” button to initiate a VPN connection.



While VPN is established, you can see the status and connect time on the status screen. Your private IP address in VPN is also displayed.




3. Enjoy VPN communication

While VPN is established, all communications will be relayed via the VPN Server.


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