How to set up PureVPN on D-Link router

Got Dlink Router VPN and wants to know how to setup VPN on D-Link Router? These steps will guide you to setup PureVPN on your D-link router.

Written By Lorenzo Vincent

Updated at May 28th, 2024

Configuring a PureVPN tunnel on your router is a great way to ensure the safety and security of all the devices in your home. This method is especially beneficial if you have devices that don’t have VPN compatibility or you want to protect all the Wi-Fi-connected devices in your home.

To be able to take advantage of PureVPN across any and all devices via your D-Link router, We used the D-Link DIR 842 (Firmware Version L 2.x) for this how-to. There are so many models of D-Link routers, and so not all of them can be entertained. However, this should give you a general idea of how the setup process will be, here is what you need to do:

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 the Member Area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.

  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials.

  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link router

To Set Up PureVPN on a D-Link Router:

  • Review Network Model.
  • Go to Setup:
  1. Click Internet tab on left hand navigation.
  2. Click Manual Internet Connection Setup.
  • From my internet connection is select  PPTP(Username/ Password)
  • Under PPTP Internet Connection TYPE section.
  • Select Address Mode: DYNAMIC
  • Enter your Desired server address into the Server IP address field. (Please refer below for server addresses).
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Click Save Settings.

That's about it. Enjoy total and unlimited internet freedom with PureVPN!

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR 600M router

  • Access your routers control panel by typing 192.168.0.1 in your browsers address bar. Log in with your routers administrator username/ password.
  • Click Setup at the top of the screen.
  • Select PPTP from the left pane.
  • Fill in the following information:
  • Enabled: Checked
  • Server: Enter your desired servers IP address. For further information 👉click here on how to fetch Server IPs. (For server addresses, please refer below).
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Auth: Auto
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Default GW: Checked
  • Click Apply. You may have to wait while the settings are adjusted and the VPN connects.
  • You've successfully connected to PureVPN now on your router.
Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-806 router

  • Access your routers control panel by typing 192.168.0.1 in your browsers address bar. Log in with your routers administrator username/ password.
  • Once you have logged in, click Connections Setup from the left side of the screen and select the WAN option.

  • Now click the Edit option.
  • Now select PPTP from the Connection Type drop-down menu and then enter the details as follows:
  • Without authorization: Unchecked.
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Click Apply.

  • You will get a Pop-up box to allow the VPN connection to connect to the Internet, click OK to allow it.
  • You are now Connected to PureVPN.
Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-822 4G LTE router

  • To start set up VPN on D-Link 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 Log In.
  • Once logged in, go to the Settings option and select Internet from the drop-down list.
  • Under the My Internet Connection is set the Internet Connection to PPTP from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the following information.
  • PPTP Server IP 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(provided below) into IP address.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
  • Once you have entered all the information, Click Save button to activate the VPN connection.
  • PureVPN is Connected now on your D-Link Router.
Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-868L router

  • To start setting up VPN on the D-Link 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 routers password and click Login.
  • Once logged in, go to the Internet option and then click the Manual Internet Connection Setup option.
  • Under the My Internet Connection is set the Internet Connection to PPTP(Username/ Password) from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the following information.
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • PPTP Server IP 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 (provided below) into IP address. )
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Once you have entered all the information, click Save Settings button to activate the VPN connection.

Congratulations! PureVPN is connected now on your D-Link Router.

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-890 router

  • To start setting up a VPN on a D-Link 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 doesnt work, please consult your routers manual to find what is the Default Gateway Address). Enter your routers password and click Log In.
  • Once logged in, go to the Settings option and select Internet from the drop-down list.
  • Under the My Internet Connection is set the Internet Connection to PPTP from the drop-down menu.

Insert the following information.

  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Please check this 👉 link on how to convert server address into IP address
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
  • Click Save button to connect to VPN. You will be connected shortly.

On some models of D-Link, the router may reboot. If it does so, re-login and goes to Status and click the Connect button.

To disconnect from the VPN, go back to the D-Link administration page and click Disconnect.

If you want to use the internet without a VPN connection, go to Internet > Settings. Then, next to My Internet Connection is: select Dynamic IP (DHCP) and Save settings.

You are done!!

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-809 router

  • To start setting up a VPN on the D-Link 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 Once logged in, select the Internet option from the left-side menu.
  • Select the Manual Internet Connection Setup option.
  • Under the Internet Connection Type, set the Internet Connection to PPTP(Username/ Password) from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the following information.
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared below. Click 👉 here on how to convert server address into IP address).
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Verify Password: (Enter the PureVPN password)
  • Reconnect Mode: AlwaysOn
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
  • MTU: 1460
  • Once you have entered all the information, click the Save Settings button to activate the VPN connection.

PureVPN is successfully connected now on your D-Link DIR-809 router.

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-2680 router

  • To start set up VPN on D-Link 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 the Default Gateway Address). Enter your router’s password and click Log In.
  • Once logged in, go to the Settings option and select Internet from the drop-down list.
  • Under the Internet tab set the Internet Connection to PPTP from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the following information.
  • PPTP Server IP 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 (provided below) into IP address. )
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
  • Once you have entered all the information, Click Save button to activate the VPN connection.

PureVPN is Connected now on your D-Link Router.

Delete

How to set up PPTP on D-Link DIR-921 router

  • To start setting up a VPN on a D-Link 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 username and password and click Log In.
  • Once logged in, select the Internet option from the list of options at the top.
  • You will be redirected to WAN Service Configuration, Under the Internet Connection Type set the Internet Connection to PPTP(Username/Password) from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the following information:
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • PPTP Server IP Address: (Please refer to the server addresses shared below). Click 👉 here on how to convert server address into IP address)
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    6. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Verify Password: (Enter the PureVPN password)
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • NAT Disable: Uncheck
  • Once you have entered all the information, click the Save Settings button to activate the VPN connection.

PureVPN is successfully connected now on your D-Link DIR-921 4G LTE router.

Delete

How to download DD-WRT firmware on D-Link router

  • To download the DD-WRT firmware files according to your D-link router, please visit 👉this link to download your router files for DD-WRT firmware.
Delete

How to install DD-WRT firmware

  • Login to your D-link router and click Tools.
  • Click Firmware from the left.
  • Click Browse and select the downloaded DD-WRT firmware file
  • Click Upload

Congratulations! Firmware upgraded to DD-WRT.

Delete

How to set up OpenVPN on DD-WRT firmware

First, you need to👉 download all OpenVPN files. Once downloaded, extract the files.

  • Open your DDWRT Control Panel and select Services then go to VPN tab and Enable OpenVPN Client.
  • Now configure your OpenVPN client as shown below.
  • OpenVPN Client: Enable
  • CVE Mitigation: Disable
  • Server IP/Name: Enter your desired location’s TCP/UDP server address here. Server list can be accessed from👉 here:
  • Port: 80 (For TCP)/ 53 (For UDP)
  • Tunnel Device: TUN
  • Tunnel Protocol: TCP/UDP
  • Encryption Cipher: AES-256-CBC
  • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
  • Inbound Firewall on TUN: Uncheck
  • User Pass Authentication: Checked
  • Username and Password: Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Advanced Options: Enabled
  • TLS Cipher: None
  • Compression: Adaptive
  • NAT: Enable
  • Firewall Protection: Disable
  • Tunnel UDP MSS-Fix: Disable
  • Verify Server Cert.: Checked
  • TLS Key Choice: TLS Auth
  • TLS Key: Copy and paste all the content from the key file you have downloaded with the OpenVPN configuration files.
  • Additional Config: 
    1. persist-key
    2. persist-tun 
  • CA Cert: Copy and paste all the content from the crt file you have downloaded with the OpenVPN configuration files.
  • Click Save and then Apply Settings button.
  • Now navigate to the Status tab then OpenVPN to check the connection Status. 

Delete