How to set up OpenVPN connection on iPad (iOS 7, 8, 9, 10)

Install OpenVPN Connect app from App Store.

Download OpenVPN Connect from App Store


Download OpenVPN from App Store


App OpenVPN for iOS


In the "My Account" download OpenVPN configuration files for iOS and extract the ZIP archive to any folder.

Downloading OpenVPN files for iOS


OpenVPN app offers two ways to save the configuration files.

  1. Downloading files via Email which is configured on iPad. We recommend this method if you want to set only a few connections.
  2. Uploading configuration files from the iTunes app. We recommend this method when you want to configure a large number of connections.

Downloading files via Email

Send .ovpn files via e-mail which is set up on your iPad. Click on the file in Mail app and Copy to OpenVPN.

Copy files to OpenVPN on iOS


Click the green plus icon to add a file to the OpenVPN application. These steps will need to be repeated to set all configuration files. If you have many files, we recommend configure OpenVPN in iOS via iTunes.

Add files to OpenVPN on iOS


Username VPN and Password VPN look under "My Account".

  1. Choosing a connection
  2. Username VPN
  3. Password VPN
  4. Select Save if you do not want always to enter a password to connect
  5. Connect button to OpenVPN

Enter the login and password for OpenVPN connections on iPad


Click on the connect button. Connected successfully.

Successfully connected to OpenVPN on iOS


Downloading files via iTunes

Connect your iPad to your computer and open iTunes.

Select:

  1. The device from the list
  2. Section Programs
  3. At the bottom of the page in the General section, select the OpenVPN app
  4. Click the Add button.

Upload OpenVPN files to the iPad via iTunes


Upload all .ovpn files that you need. A list of all uploaded files.

List OpenVPN connections on iOS


Click on all the green plus icons to add files to the OpenVPN application.

Adding files to the OpenVPN on iOS


In the "My Account" look Username and Password VPN.

  1. Select a connection country
  2. Username VPN
  3. Password VPN
  4. Click Save if you want to remember password
  5. Connect button to OpenVPN

Enter the login and password for OpenVPN connections on iOS for iPad


Click on the connect button. Connected successfully.

Successfully connected to OpenVPN on iOS




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