Setup L2TP VPN on Windows phone 8.1

Setup L2TP VPN on Windows phone 8.1 2016-11-09T16:33:02+00:00

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 introduced L2TP with IPSEC VPN in addition to highly secure IKEv2 VPN. L2TP VPN is built into Windows Phone 8.1. No separate app install is necessary.

Installation instructions

  1. In the App list, Go to Settings, Select VPN. Turn on the VPN status. Select + to add/create a new profile.

    Tap on Settings

    Tap on VPN

    Add VPN Profile

  2. Input the following
    Server name or IP address: Ace VPN Server IP address. You can find IP’s in openvpn config file.
    Type: L2TP with IPSEC
    Connecting Using: user name+password+preshared key
    User name: Your VPN Username
    Password: Your VPN Password
    Preshared Key: acevpn
    Send all traffic: On
    Profile name: Give the profile a name to identify this connection
    Hit Save.

    Input Server IP, VPN Username and Password

    Choose Preshared Key

    Input Username and Password

    Input Profile name to identify this connection

    VPN Profile Created

  3. Tap on newly created profile to connect to VPN. When VPN connection is established Status shows Connected.

    Tap on VPN profile to connect

    VPN Connected

  4. Check your IP address on www.acevpn.com to confirm that your IP has changed

    Hide Your IP