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How to Setup PureVPN on Zyxel Router

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up a VPN on a Zyxel Router with Hardware version NBG-418N v2 firmware version 1.00 but first let’s see what are our requirements and recommendations.

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • VPN Supported Router.
  • 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 Zyxel Router.
  • The following image shows what your VPN setup will look like.

Image shows how zyxel router vpn setup look like

  • To start set up VPN on the Zyxel 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 Login.

Enter your router’s Username and Password and click ‘Login’.

  • Once logged in, go to the Network tab and select the WAN option from the drop-down list.

Once logged in, go to the ‘Network’ tab and select the ‘WAN’ option from the drop-down list.

  • Under the WAN set the Connection Type to PPTP from the drop-down menu.

Under the ‘WAN’ set the Connection Type to “PPTP” from the drop-down menu.

  • Now enter the following information.
    1. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
    2. Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
    3.  Please check this link on how to convert server address into IP address.)
    4. Use to access the Internet: Checked
    5. Set DNS Automatically
    6. First DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
    7. Second DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
    8. Click on the Apply button to save settings and activate the VPN connection.

Insert your username & password as provided by PureVPN. (For further instructions on how to check your active PureVPN username and password click here.) Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.  Please check this link on how to convert server address into IP address.) Use to access the Internet: Checked Set DNS Automatically First DNS Server: 8.8.8.8 Second DNS Server: 8.8.4.4 Click on the “Apply” button to save settings and activate the VPN connection.

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