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How to setup VPN for windows phone 8.1


How to setup VPN for windows phone 8.1


Windows Phone 8.1 introduces support for virtual private networks (VPNs), including app-specific VPN capabilities, IPsec, and SSL VPN gateways.After picking up a Windows phone and hours of testing I’m happy to announce we now support Windows Phone!


IKEv2 allows Windows Phone 8.1 devices to tolerate interruptions in the underlying VPN connection. If the connection is temporarily lost, or if a user moves from one network to another, IKEv2 will automatically restore the VPN connection after the network connection is reestablished. For more information on IKEv2, please see Internet Key Exchange (IKEv2) Protocol and IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP).


Install one the certificates below by tapping it and following the certificate installation procedure that pops-up automatically.

Click it on your windows phone  

To install the certificate you need to enter a password. This password is 12369.Confirm you want to install the certificate by tapping the install button.

Go to Settings. Select VPN. Turn on the VPN status. Select + to add/create a new profile.



Enter the server name or IP address

For a password-based VPN, select user name+password. 

Set Send all traffic to ON.

Give your profile a name and tap the Save button.

Windows mobile automatically establishes a VPN connection, if the connection has been established successfully it should look like this.



To input more details, select Advanced. Select Save. The automatic VPN profile has now been created. To make changes or view details on the profile, click and hold the profile. To switch to a manual profile, select Switch to Manual.