Setup PureVPN with PPTP on D-Link DIR-890 router

Apr 13, 2020
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In this tutorial we will show you how to set up VPN on a D-Link DIR-890L Router with Hardware version A1 and Software version v1.20 but first let’s see what are the requirements and our recommendations. 

1 To start set up VPN on D-Link 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 password and click ‘Log In’.

Login to your router panel

2 Once logged in, go to the ‘Settings’ option and select ‘Internet’ from the drop-down list.

Select Internet from the drop down list

3 Under the ‘My Internet Connection is’ set the Internet Connection to “PPTP” from the drop-down menu.

4Insert the following information.

  • PPTP Server IP Address: (Enter the IP address of the VPN server you want to connect to in this field. Please check this link on how to convert server address into IP address
  • Insert your username & password as provided by PureVPN. (For further instructions on how to check your active PureVPN username and password click here.)
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4

4 Click “Save”  button to connect to VPN. You will be connected shortly.

On some models of D-Link, the router may reboot. If it does so, re-login and goes to “Status” and click on the “Connect” button.

To disconnect from the VPN, go back to the D-Link administration page and click on “Disconnect“.

If you want to use the internet without a VPN connection, go to Internet > Settings. Then, next to “My Internet Connection is:” select Dynamic IP (DHCP) and Save settings.

You are done!!

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