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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Asus Router?

Mar 04, 2015
May 18, 2023
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Having a hard time setting up an Asus VPN? Here is a quick way for you to manually setup PureVPN on Asus routers within a matter of minutes.

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • PPTP Supported Router.
  • Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here

1 Please go through from the given description in image.


2 This image shows how your VPN setup will look like.


3 Access your router control panel and click on ‘WAN’ under ‘Advance settings’.


4Under ‘Internet Connection’ tab change ‘WAN Connection Type’ to ‘PPTP’ from the drop down menu.


5 Apply the following settings:

a. WAN: Yes
b. NAT:  Yes
c. UPNP: Yes
d. Get the WAN IP automatically: Yes


6 Under ‘WAN DNS’ Settings, set ‘Connect to DNS server automatically’ to ‘No’ and insert following DNS,


7 Under ‘Account Setting’

  • Enter your username and Password provided by PureVPN.

( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )


8 Set the ‘PPTP Option’ encryption as per your choice from the drop down menu.


9 Insert your desired server address in ‘VPN Server’. Click here to get the server list.


10 Click ‘Apply’. 


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

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Comments (5 )


  1. Karl Sauer says:

    I was pleasantly surprised by how fast I was able to configure by router, so far its working great

  2. John Read says:

    Hi jl, did you find a better way of doing this as I’m guessing by using this method that I cannot set up a tunnel?

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    We are sorry for the inconvenience. This is the standard method of configuring any VPN on router but we will try our best to optimize it in future if possible…

    Thanks for understanding!

  4. JL says:

    This is an awful way to setup the VPN service as it requires to modify the WAN configuration instead of just having a VPN service that can easily be activated/deactivated depending on the requirements.