This article explains how to setup L2TP 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 L2TP 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 L2TP tab at the top of the screen.
In the Description box, enter "SDP VPN". Here you can enter more friendly name depending of the servers you like to setup, i.e.; "Smart DNS Proxy", SDP US", "SDP Switzerland".
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.
- L2TP protocol might be blocked in your Internet Service Provider connection. Try to setup OpenVPN connection.