Set up OpenVPN on iPhone and iPad (iOS)

This tutorial explains how to set up an OpenVPN for iPhone or iPad. Follow step-by-step for the OpenVPN iOS setup.

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

1: Install the OpenVPN Connect App from the App Store.

OpenVPN connect ios client

2: Download the OpenVPN server configuration files (ovpn files) on your iOS device. These files will be provided by your VPN service provider.

3: If those files are in the zip folder, then extract them.

4: Go to the folder where you saved these files, select your desired VPN server file and open it with the OpenVPN Connect App.

5: In the "title" field, enter any name for your iPhone VPN connection. Then enter your VPN username. After that, check mark "Save password" and enter your VPN password. Click on "Add" at the top right side.

OpenVPN iphone

6: Turn on the VPN switch

7: Tap on "Continue", then wait for a few seconds for the iOS VPN connection to get established. Later on, you can use the same switch to connect and disconnect VPN on iPhone and iPad when needed.

OpenVPN ios


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By following the steps given above, you can set up the OpenVPN iPhone using the OpenVPN Connect iOS client. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to the OpenVPN iOS, or any other operating system, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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