personalVPN™ IPSec Setup for iOS (non-app)

This is an alternate setup for your iOS device, without using our iOS app.

Do the following steps from your iOS device.

Important note! You must use Safari on iOS to download your profile.

  1. Tap here to log in to your personalVPN dashboard.
  2. Tap on Download/Setup
  3. Tap the iOS icon
  4. Tap Download IPSec, L2TP, or PPTP, Configuration File
  5. Tap the plus sign to select the location(s) you want to setup
  6. We selected Atlanta for this example, you can use any location(s) you like

  7. Tap to select IPSec from the protocol list
  8. Tap Download
  9. Tap Allow on information box that comes up
  10. Tap Close on second information box
  11. Tap your home button
  12. Go to your iOS Settings
  13. Tap on the Profile Downloaded option that shows at the top of settings
  14. Tap on Install for the profile
  15. Enter your pin/passcode for the phone (if prompted)
  16. Tap install on the warning message screen
  17. Tap install again at the bottom of the screen via the pop-up
  18. Tap Done
  19. Tap on General at the top to go back to the main settings
  20. Tap Settings at the top
  21. Tap on VPN from the settings menu
  22. tap on the name of the VPN connection you want to connect to
  23. Tap on the status toggle switch at the top
  24. Tap ok on the connection notice

Enjoy the VPN

To remove the profile(s), go to: Settings > General > Profiles on your iOS device.
Tap the profile you wish to remove.
Tap Remove Profile in the next screen with your profile details.
Enter your passcode if/when prompted.

Note: If you see “WITOPIA_IPSEC_CA” do not remove this. This is not your VPN profile. This is your IPSec certificate. If you remove this, you will need to reinstall it to make certain types of connections.

Have more questions? Let us know how we can help you.