How to set up IPsec manually on iOS

Follow the instructions on how to set up an IPsec VPN connection on iOS (iPhone and iPad) with PureVPN

Written By Lorenzo Vincent

Updated at May 28th, 2024

Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN Member Area. Click 👉 here to visit Member Area.

  • Login to Member Area account with your email and password.
  • Tap hamburger icon (≡) from the top right.
  • Tap on the Subscriptions section.
  • Scroll down the page. 
  • Tap Eye icon you can see system generated password.

Set up IPsec manually on iOS

  • From your iOS home screen tap Settings.
  • Tap General.
  • Tap VPN.
  • Tap Add a new VPN Configuration.
  • Tap the "Type" option and choose "IPsec" as your selected protocol.
Insert the following details:
  1. Description: PureVPN IPSec
  2. Server: Here is how you can find your server .
  3. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your👉 VPN credentials.
  4. Use Certificate: OFF
  5. Group Name: Leave it blank
  6. Secret: 12345678
  7. Proxy: OFF
  • After you’ve entered all the details, tap Done from the top right corner of your screen.
  • You’ll see the profile created under General.
  •  Toggle the Status to turn ON your VPN connection.
Toggle the Status to turn ON your VPN connection.
  • You are now Connected to PureVPN IPsec protocol.

 Viola! You are now connected to PureVPN IPsec protocol.