Apple® iPhone® - Add a Virtual Private Network

Caution Caution:

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) settings may not allow the device to connect to an unsecured Wi-Fi connection.
  • The device may not indicate that a Wi-Fi connection has been ended due to this restriction.
  • If available, the device resumes a 3G/4G connection and data usage may be incurred.

 

Note Notes:

  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus 
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus 
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
    • iPhone 4s
  • Follow these steps for the iPhone 4.

 

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General > VPN.
  2. Tap Add VPN Configuration.
  3. Tap the VPN type (at the top):
    Note Contact your VPN administrator for assistance with server info, credentials and additional settings.
    • IKEv2
    • IPsec
    • L2TP
    • PPTP
  4. Tap Back arrow icon Add Configuration (upper-left) to return to the previous screen.
  5. Enter the appropriate info into the available fields (e.g., Description, Server, Password, etc.).
  6. Configure additional settings as needed (e.g., RSA SecurID, Encryption, Proxy, etc.).
  7. Tap Done (upper-right).
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