iPad PPTP Setup

Connecting your iPad to My Private Network should take 5 minutes with these simple step-by-step instructions.

Remember you need an existing internet connection to connect to My Private Network. Make sure your iPad is connected to the internet and that you are able to browse the web.

Note: These instructions were written for iOS 7 but the steps should be the same for all versions of iOS.

Getting Started

From the main screen, click on Settings.

Apple iPad settings icon

Choose General and then select VPN.

Apple iPad add PPTP VPN

Now click on Add VPN Configuration

Apple iPad add PPTP VPN configuration


PPTP Connection Configuration

At the top of the panel, ensure that you select PPTP as shown below:

Apple iPad PPTP VPN settings

Then enter the following settings:

Description: MPN GBR

Server: gbr.mypn.co

Note: If you want to connect to any of our other servers, ie our USA servers, simply change the server name, please refer to our complete list of servers.

Account: Your MPN Username

Password: Your MPN Password

RSA SecurID: OFF

Encryption Level: Auto

Send all traffic: ON

Proxy should be Off

Double check that everything is OK and press Save to save the settings.


Note: Error saving the connection?

Apple iPad PPTP VPN error

Note: If you get the above error when saving the connection, this is because you already have an existing VPN configuration with the same Description i.e MPN GBR.

To resolve this, please change the Description to something else i.e. MPN GBR 2, MPN UK or alternatively delete the older VPN configuration following the steps outlined on our Knowledge Base here.


Enabling VPN Connection

Connect to our service by sliding the VPN ON/OFF button on your device to the ON position.

Apple iPad connect to PPTP VPN

The VPN will now attempt to connect.


You are connected

That's it, once you have connected successfully, the Status will show as Connected and you will be able to see the VPN logo at top left of your device screen.

Apple iPad PPTP VPN connected

Your iPad is now connected to our UK service and you should be able to browse the Web as if you are in the UK.


Other locations

If you want to connect to any of our other servers, ie our USA servers, simply change the server name, please refer to our complete list of servers.

Note: You need to have the correct country Plan or our Global Plan to connect to different countries.


Any problems?

Unfortunately it doesn't always go to plan!

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.

 

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