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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on iPhone (L2TP) ?

Feb 19, 2015
Apr 30, 2020
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L2TP is an excellent choice for using VPN as it provides the perfect balance between security and performance. Its support for popular desktop and mobile operating systems makes it one of the most suitable VPN protocol out there. 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 iOS device (Smartphone, Tablet etc.)
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought yet, take the 7-day trial for $0.99 to get started)

1 Go to your home screen and tap on “settings

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2 Tap on “General

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3  Tap on “VPN

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4  Tap on Add “VPN configuration

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5  Tap on “L2TP Protocol

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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

7  Tap on “PureVPN L2TP” and Turn on VPN.

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8  Your VPN is connecting.

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9 Your VPN is connected.

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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,

    • admin says:

      Hey Simon, Thank you for getting to us. You’re requested to please join us on live chat or leave us an email to [email protected] and our technical experts will cater your request accordingly 🙂

  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!