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How to setup PureVPN PPTP on D-Link DIR-890 Router

Apr 13, 2020
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Configuring a PureVPN tunnel on your router is a great way to ensure the safety and security of all the devices in your home. This method is especially beneficial if you have devices that don’t have VPN compatibility or you want to protect all the Wi-Fi-connected devices in your home.

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. 

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. VPN Supported Router.
  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 D-Link DIR-890.
  • To start setting up a VPN on a 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 doesnt work, please consult your routers manual to find what is the Default Gateway Address). Enter your routers password and click Log In.
Login to your router panel
  • Once logged in, go to the Settings option and select Internet from the drop-down list.
Select Internet from the drop down list
  • Under the My Internet Connection is set the Internet Connection to PPTP from the drop-down menu.
Under the ‘My Internet Connection is’ set the Internet Connection to “PPTP” from the drop-down menu.

Insert the following information.

  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Please check this 👉 link on how to convert server address into IP address
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Reconnect Mode: Always On
  • Address Mode: Dynamic IP
  • Primary DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS Server: 8.8.4.4
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 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
  • 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 the Connect button.

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