How to Configure iPad VPN?

Posted on March 14, 2013 by Nikhil P Naik

When using iPad from any remote location, you need to make sure that you are well protected, as using public Wi – Fi is surely not the top notch choice that you should be going with without iPad VPN, and this is because it won’t take much time to corrupt your data on your iPad, as such public internet are considered to be unsafe and are vulnerable.

In order to protect yourself all the time while using public internet, all you have to do is to go with iPad VPN, as it allows you to hide your identity over the internet and makes your browsing much more safer. Besides that, some iPad VPN providers also offer you data encryption feature, which makes your browsing 100% more secure.

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Configuring your iPad VPN is really not that difficult, as it won’t take more than 30 seconds to get it starting. Here is the method of configuring your iPad VPN service:

Read through the instructions properly:

Before you choose to go with any type of iPad VPN service, the first and the most important thing that you need to do is to go through the download instructions properly that are offered by iPad VPN service provider, so that you may download and install the application successfully.

Downloading Configuration:

Now the next thing that you need to do is to download the configuration file in your iPad.

Accepting Profile:

As soon as you click over the download of configuration file, the next thing that you would be seeing in front of you is the request of accepting profile. Just click on the install button in order to proceed.

Accept profile changes:

After you are done with that, you will witness a pop up window. Just accept that by clicking over the download button, so that all the necessary changes will be made. You don’t need to worry about anything, as the only changes that would be made are the ones that necessary for the setup file.

Enter your My Access ID SF Number:

Now you will be prompted for your username, you cannot input your Ad style username at this point, as all the iPad VPN service will be asking is your SF number id. You can put it in any way you want, as they are not case sensitive. After you are done with it, tap over the next button.

Leave password space blank:

After that, you will be prompted to enter your password, just leave this space blank for now.

Entering PIN code of iPad:

Now you need to enter the PIN code of your iPad in order to proceed, and if you don’t have one you will asked to create it first.\

Tap over “Done” button:

After you are doe with all that you will be acknowledged that your iPad VPN service setup is completed, and now all you have to do is to press “Done” button in order to proceed.

After you are done with all of the above steps, you are ready to go. Just step into the world of the internet, with all the safety and security you need while keeping all your data in your iPad intact!

Another Method:

Go to Settings > General > Network > VPN > Add VPN Configuration. Then use the VPN settings for your device.

ipad config


  • Server = Enter your PC external IP / Hostname.
  • Account = Your login credentials
  • RSA SecurID = OFF
  • Password = above mentioned account password
  • Secret = Computer secret that you chose during setup
  • Send all traffic = ON
You are first required to switch off the WiFi before turning on the VPN. In case if you have setup a VPN config, then you can find the option to turn ON/OFF VPN in settings.

Author Bio: The article is written by Uzma Parveen who loves to describe the necessity of Best iPad 2 VPN for internet users. She is a technology blogger and writing for whose articles appear on Tech, fashion and beauty blogs.

About Nikhil P Naik

Nikhil Naik has a Master's Degree in Information Systems, and is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft. He also loves playing cricket, listening to music, and traveling. Twitter Handle - @buzz_nikhil.

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