Set up IKEv2 VPN on Windows 10

This tutorial explains how to set up a Windows VPN using the IKEv2 protocol. Follow step-by-step to set up an IKEv2 VPN client on Windows 10.

We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the IKEv2 protocol.>

Step 1: Open the "VPN Settings" from Windows search. Click on "VPN" and then "Add a VPN Connection"
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Step 2: Enter the following info:

  • VPN Provider: Windows (built-in)
  • Connection name: Enter anything such as "IKEv2 VPN"
  • Server name or address: Enter the server address provided by your VPN service provider
  • VPN type: IKEv2
  • Type of sign-in info: User name and password
  • User name: Enter the username as provided by your VPN service provider
  • Password: Enter your VPN password

Check mark "Remember my sign-in info". Click on "Save"

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Step 3: After that, your IKEv2 Windows VPN profile will be created. Then click on "Connect" option

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Step 4: Wait for a few seconds until the connection gets established. Use the same option to disconnect the VPN on windows when needed.

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IKEv2 VPN protocol is generally considered the fastest and the most secure as well. Therefore, IKEv2 is quite popular among VPN users. By following the steps given above, you can set up a Windows VPN using the IKEv2 VPN protocol on Windows 10. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the IKEv2 VPN client on Windows 10, 7, 8 and others, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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