How to configure L2TP on Android

Looking to manually connect VPN on your Android device? Follow this guide for L2TP configuration for Android.

Written By Lorenzo Vincent

Updated at May 28th, 2024

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol aka L2TP is a tunneling protocol that is widely used to support Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). When coupled with a VPN, L2TP strengthens your private network, making you invincible on the web. Follow this guide for L2TP configuration for Android

  • Tap Settings.

  • Tap Connections.

  • Tap More connection settings.

  • Tap VPN.

  • Tap Three vertical dots.

  • Tap Add VPN profile.


Insert the following:

  • Insert Name: PPTP.
  • Type: Select PPTP from the drop-down menu.
  • Insert desired server address in Gateway (Here we have used 
  • Uncheck L2TP encryption (MPPE).
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is a link you can follow to find 👉 find your VPN credentials.
  • Tap on Save.

  • Tap L2TP to connect then Tap Connect.

  • You are now Connected.