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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows 8 (IKEv2)?

Feb 18, 2015
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Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Windows Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click 👉 here to visit member area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.
  • 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.
How to connect PureVPN manually on Windows 8.
  • Right click Lan/ Wifi icon from System tray and select Open Network and Sharing center.
Right click on "Lan / Wifi icon” from System tray and select "Open Network and Sharing Center"
  • Click Set up a new connection or network.
Click on "Set up a new connection or network"
  • Select Connect to workplace and click Next.
Select "Connect to workplace" and click “Next”
  • Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).
Select "Use my Internet connection (VPN)"
  • Insert the following info:
    1. Insert desired server address/ IP. Click here to get the server list
    2. Insert destination name as PureVPN IKEv2 or PureVPN US etc
    3. Select Remember my credentials
    4. Select Allow other people to use this connection
    5. Click Create
 Insert desired server address / IP. Click here to get the server list Insert destination name as PureVPN IKEv2 or PureVPN US etc Select "Remember my credentials" Select "Allow other people to use this connection" Click "Create"
  • Right click PureVPN IKEv2 connection and select View connection properties
Note: If you are on Windows 8.1, then click on Change Adapter Settings from the Network and Sharing Center, right click on PureVPN IKEv2 connection, select Properties.
Right click on "PureVPN IKEv2 " connection and select "View connection properties"  Note: If you are on Windows 8.1, then click on "Change Adapter Settings" from the "Network and Sharing Center, right click on PureVPN IKEv2 connection, select Properties
  • Click Security tab and select IKEv2
Click on Security tab and select "IKEv2"
  • Select Optional or Require encryption from Data encryption drop down menu
Select Optional or Require encryption from "Data encryption" drop down menu
  • Insert the following info:
    1. Click on the Networking tab
    2. Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
  • Click OK
  • Click Wifi/ Lan icon from System tray
Click on Wifi / Lan icon from System tray
  • Click PureVPN IKEv2 connection and click Connect
Click on PureVPN IKEv2 connection and click "Connect"
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Click 👉 here to know how to find your VPN credentials.
Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN then Click "OK"  Important Note: Please always remember your PureVPN username & password is different from your Website Member Area email address & Password.
  • VPN connection will establish after verifying account details.
VPN connection will establish after verifying account details.
  • You are Connected now.
You are connected now.
  • To disconnect VPN, click  Lan/ Wifi icon from System tray
To disconnect VPN, click on Lan / Wifi icon from System tray
  • Click VPN connection and click Disconnect
Click on VPN connection and click "Disconnect"

Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

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