WARNING: As documented in multiple news, television and web articles, these devices are non privacy oriented. Use of these devices can expose you to a host of monitoring protocols. While the VPN on these devices will change your IP address, it will not protect you from the device itself. The only way to make these devices protect your personal information is to not use them. We provide the VPN service for these devices as a convenience to customers. We don't actively recommend or support such use.

 

SETUP:

  • Select Settings from the main screen
  • Select General
  • Select Network
  • Select VPN
  • Select Settings
  • Select PPTP or L2TP and set the following:
  • Enter a descriptive name, for example Sweden, Panama, Cyprus, Switzerland or Czech Republic
  • Server: choose the server name for your desired location from the list we provided
  • Account: Enter your user name
  • RSA SecurID: OFF
  • Password: Enter your password
  • PPTP - Encryption Level: Set to auto
  • L2TP: Enter preshared key we provided you
  • Send all traffic: ON
  • Proxy: OFF
  • Save settings
  • Repeat the process if you want to set up connection to additional servers

CONNECTING TO THE VPN

  • Select Settings from Home screen
  • Select your connection
  • Set VPN to ON

PPTP and L2TP are native to Apple devices and is easy to set up. PPTP is an old and realtively non secure protocol. It is useful to hide your IP for everyday use against bneing profiled by Ip address. It is not suitable to actually protect your data.