Apple’s iPad is the most popular tablet in the market today. It is owned by millions of users due to its stability and durability. In order to make it even more secure, we need to secure our online sessions with a virtual private network or VPN service. The most common and secure internet security protocol used by VPNs is the OpenVPN. This guide will show exactly how to simple setup OpenVPN connection on iPad through very easy steps. Scroll down for more details.
What You Will Need Before Configuring OpenVPN on iPad
Before establishing a new OpenVPN connection on iPad, first you will need to get things ready:
1- You will need a working internet connection.
2- You will also need an iPad that is working properly
3- You will also need to make sure that your premium VPN subscription is active (e.g: bVPN).
4- You need to also download and install the “OpenVPN Connect” application together with the OpenVPN configuration files.
Steps to Configure OpenVPN Manually on iPad
Follow the steps below in order to successfully establish a new OpenVPN connection on your iPad:
1- Firstly, connect your iPad to a Mac computer, and then open iTunes.
2- Go to “iTunes Apps”, and then choose “OpenVPN App”.
3- Choose the OpenVPN files that you have downloaded. This also includes: Ca.crt, WDC.key, Client.crt and Client.key.
4- Drag and drop the files to “OpenVPN Documents”. You can choose between TCP and UDP whichever works best with your internet connection.
5- Now, go to your iPad, and then tap to open the OpenVPN App.
6- Now, you will need to add the profiles, one by one. You can do so by tapping on the “+” sign.
7- In the “Account” field, type in your VPN username.
8- In the “Password” field, type in your VPN password.
9- Next, tap on the “Save” icon.
10- Wait for a few moments until your connection is activated on your device.
Congratulations! You have successfully setup OpenVPN on your iPad. Wonderful job! You can now safely connect to the internet and enjoy anonymous browsing.