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Setting up PureVPN on your router means you won’t have to install it separately on each one of your devices. That’s because all devices that connect through your router will connect through PureVPN.
You’ll Have an Easier Time Connecting Devices through the VPN
How so? Well, if you don’t set up PureVPN on a router, you’re going to have to set it up individually on each one of your devices. Of course, PureVPN is very easy to set up, but that’s not what matters right now. On the other hand, if you set up the VPN on a router, any device that is connected to the router can use it. The device can be connected through WiFi or cable – it doesn’t matter; the result is the same: More convenience.
You Won’t Have to Bother Turning the VPN On/Off
Sure, it sounds like a small thing, but to many people, it can mean saving them a lot of trouble. Put simply, you might even forget that you are connecting through a VPN at times – it’s that simple to automate the process! Basically, the router you are using will always connect to the Internet through the VPN. As a result, you don’t need to log into PureVPN on all your devices anymore every time you want to use it.
Most Importantly of All, You Can Use the VPN on All Sorts of Devices
Yes, you won’t have to deal with limitations anymore. While PureVPN does work on the most common device types (Linux, Windows, OSX, iOS, Android), there are some limits to what it can do. Well, if you set it up on your router, that won’t be a problem anymore. You can basically use the VPN on your Xbox or smart TV this way. The same goes for any other device that can securely connect through the VPN.
That’s right – you can actually watch geo-restricted content on your TV. That also means all the data you have on any device will be safe thanks to our military-grade encryption. Now doesn’t that sound awesome?
How Do You Set up PureVPN on a Router?
Now, let’s get one thing out of the way first. Yes, if you want, you can just share the VPN connection through the device you use. However, we advise against it. Why? Because you’ll experience a serious decrease in online browsing speeds. The far better option is to run PureVPN through a DD-WRT or Tomato-enabled router that supports PPTP or OpenVPN.
For the complete list of supported routers and configuration, please click here.
If you already have the right router, then you can start setting PureVPN upon it – it’s not hard at all.
If you have any other questions, you can always just get in touch with us – we’re available 24/7.
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