This article explains how to setup PPTP VPN protocol connection on a iOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod).
Before we being you need to Activate your VPN account from your Smart DNS Proxy MyAccount panel. In order to do this login to your https://www.smartdnsproxy.com/MyAccount.
Under Home section you will find VPN Configuration Status. There simply enter the vpn username you would like to use and then click Activate. Your VPN account password will be the same as your Smart DNS Proxy account.
Setting up your iOS Device (iPad, iPhone, iPod) for VPN:
Tap on the Settings icon on your iOS device dashboard. Go to the General section, then tap on the VPN item.
Tap on the Add VPN Configuration
Click on the PPTP tab at the top of the screen.
Slide the switch ON to connect to the VPN. A small "VPN" icon should appear in the status bar at the top of the screen.
You are now connected and all your internet traffic is Encrypted & Secured!
Once you're done, slide the switch OFF to turn off the VPN from your Settings section. You can connect and disconnect at anytime using the VPN switch at the top of the Settings menu.
There are several reasons that the VPN connection will fail. Here are some things to check.
- PPTP protocol might be blocked in your Internet Service Provider connection. Setup L2TP VPN connection. L2TP uses different protocol and encryption layer.