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:

L2TP VPN Setup on Android 4.4 (Kit Kat)

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Getting Started

 

Go to Settings > Wireless & Network , click on More.

Android L2TP More Settings

 

Select VPN.

Android L2TP Network Menu


Add VPN

 

Click on the (+) sign to add VPN.

Android L2TP Create VPN


VPN Settings

 

Now ensure the settings are as below:

Android L2TP VPN Settings

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.


Other Countries

 

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.


Connect

 

Click on the VPN connection name that you’ve created to connect.

Connect Android L2TP VPN

 

Once you have done that, you will need to enter your MPN username and password, these are the details that you registered with us.

Entering MPN Username and password Android L2TP VPN

 

Click on the Save account information checkbox and then Connect.

 

Android L2TP VPN connected

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.

Disconnecting from Android L2TP VPN


Change something?

 

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.

android-l2tp-pptp-vpn-edit-connection


Any Problems?

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 IKEv2 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:

Android VPN Manager App
Android IKEv2 Manual VPN Setup
Android IKEv2 StrongSwan VPN App Setup

If you have any problems or can’t get connected, please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible and try to help.