How To Set Up L2TP VPN On iPhone / iPad

  • This document describes how to connect to your SoftEther VPN Server by using the L2TP VPN Client which is bundled with iOS.
  • On this instruction, every screen-shots are taken on iOS 10.3.1 Other versions of iOS are similar to be configured, however, there might be minor differences on UIs.
  • These screen-shots are in an English version of iOS. If you use other languages, you can still configure it easily by referring the following instructions.
    server add:
    shared key: vpn
    password: vip@2018
    location : Singapore

1. Initial configurations (only once at the first time)

  • #1 From the iOS main screen, start the “Settings” application.
  • #2 Tap “VPN”



  • #3 Tap on “Add VPN Configuration”
  • #4 Tap on “type” to choose..” .
  • #5 Tap to choose “L2TP” and
  • #6 Input any description that you want.
  • #7 type the server address “”
  • #8 type the account id “”
  • #9 type the password “vip@2018”
  • #10 type the secret key “vpn”
  • #11 tap “Done” to save the settings”


  • #12 Tap to choose your newly create VPN settings.
  • #13 Swipe the button bar to activate the VPN.

  • In Here you will see that your already connected to the VPN.

Enjoy using your new VPN.

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