PPTP Setup for Linksys E-5350 AC1000 Wi-Fi Router

Mar 24, 2021
Mar 24, 2021
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In this tutorial we will show you how to set up VPN on a Linksys E-5350 Wifi Router with Hardware version AC1000 and Software version 1.0.00 but first let’s see what are our requirements and recommendations. 

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • VPN Supported Router.
  • Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here)
1To start set up VPN on Linksys router you first have to connect to it. For that, you have to put in your browser the following address: http://192.168.0.1 (If this doesn’t work, please consult your router’s manual to find what is the Default Gateway Address). Enter your router’s password and click ‘Login’.

2Once logged in, go to the ‘Local Network’ option and select ‘WAN Setup’ from the drop-down list.

3 Under the ‘WAN Setup’ set the Internet Connection to “PPTP”.

4 Now enter the following information.

  • DNS 1: 8.8.8.8
  • DNS 2: 8.8.4.4
  • Server Address: (Enter the IP address of the VPN server you want to connect to in this field. Please check this link on how to convert server address into IP address.)
  • Insert your username & password as provided by PureVPN. (For further instructions on how to check your active PureVPN username and password click here.)
  • Keep Alive: Always On
  • Click on the “Save” button to activate the VPN connection.

PureVPN is connected now on your Linksys E-5350 Router.

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