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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on iPhone (L2TP) ?

Feb 19, 2015
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Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol aka L2TP is a tunneling protocol which 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.Here’s how to setup PureVPN manually on iPhone with L2TP protocol:

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection.
  • An Android Phone/Tablet.
  • Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here.

1 Go to your home screen and tap settings

tap on "settings" on iPhone

2 Tap General

Tap on "General" on iPhone

3  Tap VPN

Tap on "VPN" on iphone

4  Tap Add VPN Configuration

Add "VPN configuration" on iphone

5  Tap L2TP Protocol

Tap on "L2TP Protocol" on iPhone

6 Insert the following info:

  • Insert in description PureVPN L2TP
  • Insert PureVPN Username name
  • Insert desired server which you want to connect, click here to get the server list.
  • Insert PureVPN password.
  • Insert 12345678 in Secret box
  • Now tap on Save

Insert the mentioned information

7  Tap PureVPN L2TP and Turn on VPN.

Tap on "PureVPN L2TP" and Turn on VPN

8 Your VPN is connecting.

VPN is connecting on iPhone

9 Your VPN is connected.

VPN is connected on iPhone

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Comments (10 )


  1. simon says:

    hi, i set up the VPN configuration but it says under the the VPN configuration ‘Unknown’. i also still have another vpn connection from the PureVPN app.
    when it does connect, the BBC iplayer will still not stream content,

  2. Oof says:

    When i try and connect it ‘shows your name or password might be wrong’ what is the name and password for it?

    • admin says:

      Hey there, there are 2 types of login we offer. One is for member’s area the other for PureVPN app which is starts as purevpn0sxxxxxxx. Please make sure the latter in order to login with the app.

    • admin says:

      You are requested to make sure to type the username and password manually avoid the spaces then connect and share the feedback with us .

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    We are sorry for the inconvenience. Can you kindly join us on 24/7 live chat so we may assist you in better way.

  4. Gaj says:

    not working on my iphone 6, plz help

  5. Gaj says:

    i am unable to play one youtube video on my iphone, bcz it says ‘uploader has not made this video available in your country’

  6. Dariusz Domagała says:

    Working on iphone6. Good job, thx!