Setting up your Android L2TP to connect to My Private Network should take 5 minutes with these simple step-by-step instructions.
These instructions were based on Android device running on Marshmallow (6.0), but the steps are fairly similar for other versions of Android i.e. Lollipop (5.x).
If you are on an older version of Android, you can refer to the L2TP VPN setup instructions from the link below:
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Go to Settings > Wireless & Network , click on More.
Click on the (+) sign to add VPN.
Now ensure the settings are as below:
Name: MPN GBR
Type: L2TP/IPSec PSK
Server address: gbr.mypn.co
IPSec pre-shared key: private
Leave the other settings as it is and tap on Save to save the connection.
If you are trying to connect to our USA based service, please change the description accordingly (i.e. MPN USA) and change the servername to be usa.mypn.co
A full list of all our servers can be found on our in this Knowledge Base Article.
Click on the VPN connection name that you’ve created to connect.
Once you have done that, you will need to enter your MPN username and password, these are the details that you registered with us.
Click on the Save account information checkbox and then Connect.
Once connected you will see a key icon in the top right hand corner of your screen. On some other devices, the key icon will be on the left. Once you see that, you can go straight to the site or launch the TV apps of your choice.
How to disconnect?
If you would like to disconnect from our VPN service, simply head back to the VPN menu, tap on the VPN connection and then Disconnect.
If you would like to make changes to the VPN settings i.e servername , you can edit the connection by tapping on the Gear Icon at the right hand side of the connection and then refer to Step #3.
Unfortunately, it does not always go to plan!
If it does not connect, please try rebooting your Internet router (if you are using one) and also completely power off your device and then switch it back on.
Failing that, the other method of connecting to our service is to use our Android VPN Manager App (OpenVPN) or via the PPTP VPN protocol. We have prepared some instructions which will guide you through the setup on your Android device using these protocols, they can be found on the following links: