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VPN-for-Mac

Introduction Our VPN for Mac immediately protects your internet privacy and security while giving you full internet freedom and instant access to content streaming. Important Notes: *Click the link below to view a list of available L2TP VPN servers and the matching “Shared Key“. Server Addresses List Before start, you need to have an active VPN account, if you do not have one follow the link  Get FREE VPN trial account! To manually set up L2TP protocol directly to your Mac system, follow our step by step guide detailed below: Step 1 : Click “System Preferences“. Step 2 : Click “Network” under “Internet & Network“. Step 3 : Click on (+) icon. Step 4 : Select the interface and enter a name for the new service: For “Interface“, select “VPN“. For “VPN Type“, select “L2TP over IPSec“. For “Service Name“, type a descriptive name for the Service Name (it’s recommended…

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The following is a step-by-step guide to help you setup PPTP manually on your iPhone. Things to Consider: Before you begin, please make sure that: You have a working internet connection An iOS device (Smartphone, Tablet etc.) A Premium NicVPN account (If you haven’t made an account you can get a free vpn account Here.)   PPTP is not supported on iOS 10 and higher. For more details please read this.   Step 1 : Go to “Settings” (1).   Step 2 : Tap on “General” (2).   Step 3 : Select “VPN” (3).   Step 4 : Tap on “Add VPN Configuration…” (4).   Step 5 : Tap on “Type” (5).   Step 6 : Tap on “PPTP” (6).   Step 7 : Set up the fields (7) as following: Description: Give a name to connection so you would remember what connection you use. We recommend to use NicVPN…

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To connect to NicVPN on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you will need to install the OpenVPN Connect client and download your VPN configuration file. It is recommended to follow these instructions in order.   Step 1 : OpenVPN protocol requires the OpenVPN software to be installed. Download and install it.During the installation you need to enter Apple ID and Password.Please wait until the installation is complete. Step 2 : Download VPN configuration file Download the NicVPN config files to your Mac/PC and unzip. Within the extracted folder are the config files which represent each server in the NiCVPN network. You will need one or more of these files in the next step depending on whether you want to connect to a server in a single location or wish to have all the locations available on your iPhone. Step 3 : To upload the configurations file/s into OpenVPN Connect,…

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sstp vpn

What is SSTP VPN Protocol? Technically speaking, SSTP (Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol)  is a form of VPN tunnel that enables users to access a private network by using HTTPS. This protocol offers similar advantages to OpenVPN (i.e. the ability to utilize TCP port 443 typically used by HTTPS protocol to establish secure internet connection). SSTP is a proprietary standard owned by Microsoft and is built in and integrated into Microsoft products. This makes it an easy to use encryption option. To put it more simply, SSTP is a protocol that allows a connection to NicVPN servers on a built in mechanism and does not require use of any additional application. What are the advantages of SSTP use? SSTP can allow traffic to pass through most firewalls and web proxies. Additional Microsoft Support for Microsoft products SSTP has a great reputation for being a secure VPN tunnelling system Convenience of using…

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Step1: To start set up VPN(PPTP,L2TP) on Linksys routers you first have to connect to it. For that you have to put in your browser the following address: http://192.168.1.1 (If this doesn’t work, please consult your router’s manual to find what is the Default Gateway Address). Also you have to set your network connection to obtain IP address automatically if you connect to your router via Ethernet.   Step2: Select “Connectivity” from “Router Settings” (1).   Step3: Select “Internet Settings” (2). Click on “Edit” (3) near “Type of Internet Connection setting”. Choose PPTP / L2TP from the “Connection Type” drop-down menu (4). Important! By setting up a L2TP VPN on Linksys routers your IP will be changed but your traffic will NOT be encrypted. That happens because the connection does not use IPSec. Check the “Obtain an IPv4 address automatically (DHCP)” checkbox (5). Enter the IP address of the VPN…

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Here is a short how-to which will guide you through the setup and use of personal L2TP VPN without pre shared key on your Android phone:   Step 1.  Open the settings app – e.g. from the app drawer of your launcher. Tap on More.   Step2. Tap VPN. You might get asked to select a screen lock method if you haven’t done so before (Pattern, PIN, Password, Swipe…) – Google unfortunately forces VPN users to do this nowadays.   Step3. Tap “Add VPN network”.   Step4.  As “Type”   Step5: select ”L2TP”   Step6: Modify your settings as explained below: Name: l2tp VPN connection(optional) Server address: Enter an IP or hostname of a VPN server; you can find them in Client Area, under the VPN Servers tab. L2TP Secret: (Leave blank) Tap “Save” to save this new VPN profile.   Step7: You’ll find the VPN connections you created in the list now. Tap…

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  OpenVPN For Android Setup Guide OpenVPN serves as an open-source client which is used to configure VPN on your device. The protocol is extremely reliable, secure and provides speed. OpenVPN is best for countries where censorships and restrictions are high. This page describes the manual setup of the OpenVPN connection. It requires you to install the OpenVPN for Android app and add the config file manually. This tutorial was made on Android 4, but it is tested and compatible for all Android versions from 4 to 7 as well. The application used here contantly gets updated, so the exact menu options and their location may differ from the screenshots of this tutorial. Anyway all the given steps are similar.   Before you start Download the configuration files in Customer Area.You need WinZIP or WinRAR installed on your Android to unzip the configuration files. Step 1 -Download OpenVPN Connect From…

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pptp android

One way smartphones help us work smarter is by allowing device users to connect to VPN networks. The Android platform has an outstanding built-in VPN connection tool that allows you to connect to PPTP VPNS, L2TP VPNs, L2TP/IPSec PSK VPNs, and L2TP/IPSec CRT VPNs. This is a walkthrough of how Android users can set up and connect to a VPN with the help of a PPTP VPN. Notes about this tutorial The PPTP VPN is the Point to Point Protocol that is supported by Microsoft dial-up and is very common. The set up for each type of VPN will vary. I used a Motorola Moto G with Android Lollipop 5.0.2 for this example, so please note this process will vary on different handsets. attention: Android requires you to have a secure lockscreen, such as a PIN, Pattern, or Password lockscreen to be able to manually configure L2TP or PPTP.  …

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