iOS OpenVPN Setup

iOS 12

For devices running iOS 12 please see here

iOS VPN Server Profiles

Download Here

  1. Go to the App Store > Search for OpenVPN Connect and installios openvpn connect app store
  2. From our downloads section, download the iOS server profiles (link above).  Tap on downloads in Safari > Tap the .ZIP fileios openvpn connect profiles download
  3. Tap the .ZIP file to uncompressios openvpn connect downloads
  4. Navigate into the folder and select a location you would like to setup – eg Germanyios openvpn connect profile
  5. Tap the share icon (top right/left or bottom left/right)ios openvpn connect import
  6. Go to more (scroll across) > Copy to OpenVPNios openvpn connect copy to openvpn
  7. Enter in a profile name, your VPN username (not your email) and password > Addios openvpn connect profile add
  8. Tap on toggle/slider to connect to the serverios openvpn connect toggle


Each file imported corresponds to a single VPN server. Repeat the above steps to add multiple servers into the OpenVPN Connect App


You will find that when your phone locks, OpenVPN will disconnect/sleep/pause. This is totally normal as its designed to conserve battery

Updated on February 4, 2020

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