PPTP VPN on iOS (iPhone, iPad)

Apple has removed PPTP support since iOS 10. If you are using iOS 10 or later versions, follow the L2TP/IPSec or OpenVPN setup guides instead.

For iOS 9 or less, use this tutorial to manually set up an PPTP VPN connection on your iPhone or iPad.

Go to your home screen and tap on Settings.

Home screen

Tap on General.


Tap on VPN.


Tap on Add VPN Configuration.

Add VPN Configuration

Set connection parameters:

  • Type - PPTP
  • Description - any desired name for connection, for example Web-Leader VPN
  • Server - address of VPN-server to connect for.
  • Account - VPN account username
  • Password - VPN account password
  • Encryption Level - Maximum

Turn on Send All Traffic, tap on Done and Save.

VPN Account Info VPN Settings

To connect turn on Status selector. VPN connection will be established in few seconds.

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