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How to Configure PureVPN on TRENDNET?

Dec 21, 2015
Jun 30, 2022
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Starting June 15th, 2021, PureVPN will discontinue offering support for PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols on the majority of VPN locations.

However, at the popular request of our users, we will continue to support the following locations for users to connect using PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols:

Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

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

Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how you can configure PureVPN on a Trendnet router using PPTP protocol.

Enter or copy-paste into your web browser. Your router will ask you to enter your username and password. Use the default credentials and hit Login.

Default username: admin

Default password: admin

Next, click Advanced on the menu present on the left-hand side of your screen.

Now, click Administration right below Advanced and then click the Setup sub-tab.

Once you enter the Setup tab, you will need to manually modify settings for the connection. Here is how to do it:

  • Connection Type: From the drop-down menu select PPTP
  • PPTP Server:(Please refer to the servers mentioned in the above note)
  • The protocol of Physical Connection: Select DHCP
  • DNS Servers: In the first box and in the second box,
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • On-Demand Mode: Select Disabled
  • Keep Alive Mode: Select Enabled
  • MTU: Type 1452

And there you go! Enjoy complete internet freedom.

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Comments (10 )


  1. Kaptain Steve says:

    Seems like PureVPN will not work on Trendnet AC1900 routers. Tried for days with assi assist from PureVPN and they even helped me through Teamviewer… but they couldn’t get it working?
    was claimed that a passthrough must be granted though the cable modem but the same modem works fine with the old Trendnet router and the same setup (see below)? I like the router, it works great so the router stays. But I can’t get PureVPN on my whole house which is why I bought it in the first place. Too bad. I like their product and they were willing to help, just couldn’t pull it off.

    • PureVPN Team says:

      We are sorry that we could not get you connected despite our best efforts.

      Let us know if we can assist you with anything else…

  2. PureVPN Team says:

    Thanks a lot for sharing the settings, we really appreciate it!

    Let us know if we can assist you with anything!

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    Hi Charlie,

    Thanks for reaching out. You might be using different version of Trendnet than the one above. Now, you can either join us on live chat for assistance OR you can send us screenshots of your Router’s Wan settings page at [email protected] and then we can send you set up guide back.

    Looking forward to hear from you!

  4. Charlie Runnalls says:

    Hi, my trendnet router supports pptp but it isnt the same layout as described above. the server address has to be a IP number ONLY no letters. why is this and how do i set it up?

  5. Bill Caruso says:

    Hello, I am trying to setup the WAN settings to use my VPN on a Trendnet TEW-828DRU. I followed the How-To above, but when I hit apply the server address goes blank, and I have no internet connection. All other settings save.

    Not sure what I am doing wrong.

    I removed the username and pw for the screenshot.. I did have them entered when I tried this

    • PureVPN Team says:

      Hi Bill,

      We are sorry for the inconvenience. You are suggested to enter the DNS as and and enter server address as usca1.pointtoserver.com then check.

      Let us know if it works out!!

  6. PureVPN Team says:


    Thanks for reaching out to us. You are right different models have different user interface but mostly settings are same, we will try to give more tutorials for other models as well. Meanwhile, you can send screenshots of your router settings page then we will assist you accordingly.


  7. Albert says:

    I have a Trendnet tew-731br and when I login to the router it doesn’t look like the picture above and don’t have the same sections like Protocol of Physical Connection. Thank you