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== Import OpenVPN config files ==
 
== Import OpenVPN config files ==
  
When importing OVPN config files, please use Safari browser (other browser might not work properly). Login to Members section, and then navigate to '''[https://members.astrill.com/openvpn-certificates.php Members > VPN SERVICES > OpenVPN certificates]'''.
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When importing OVPN config files, please use Safari browser (other browser might not work properly). Login to Members section, and then navigate to '''[https://members.astrill.com/tools/openvpn-certificates TOOLS > OpenVPN certificates]'''.
  
  
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If you wish you can create new certificates for iPhone or you can use existing OpenVPN certificates/OVPN configs just fine. Tap on the blue folder to expand certificates folder, and select any VPN server location of your choice.
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If you wish you can create new certificates for iPad or you can use existing OpenVPN certificates/OVPN configs just fine. Tap on the blue folder to expand certificates folder, and select any VPN server location of your choice.
  
  
 
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== Connect to OpenVPN server ==
 
== Connect to OpenVPN server ==

Latest revision as of 17:59, 21 May 2018

Install OpenVPN Connect iOS app

Install OpenVPN Connect from Apple Store, the official, free OpenVPN client for iOS developed by OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.


Openvpn-icon.png


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981?mt=8


Once you have installed OpenVPN Connect iOS app, you should see an icon similar to screen below. If so, then you are ready to import the OVPN config files.


Ovpn-ipad-01.jpg


Import OpenVPN config files

When importing OVPN config files, please use Safari browser (other browser might not work properly). Login to Members section, and then navigate to TOOLS > OpenVPN certificates.


https://members.astrill.com/tools/openvpn-certificates


Ovpn-ipad-02.jpg


If you wish you can create new certificates for iPad or you can use existing OpenVPN certificates/OVPN configs just fine. Tap on the blue folder to expand certificates folder, and select any VPN server location of your choice.


Ovpn-ipad-03.jpg


Note : You can only generate and use the standard Openvpn profiles. You cannot use "Split Routing for China" profiles due to size limitation imposed by Openvpn Connect app. Split Routing profiles are meant to be used on computers only.


Tap on Open in OpenVPN button. This will import OVPN config file into OpenVPN Connect iOS app.


Ovpn-ipad-04.jpg


Tap on + (green plus) button. This will save and configure OVPN config file into OpenVPN Connect iOS app.


Ovpn-ipad-05.jpg

Connect to OpenVPN server

Tap/Slide on OFF button to connect to Astrill OpenVPN. On first use you might be prompted to confirm, Allow OpenVPN to enable VPN connection? - Tap on Yes button to confirm.


Ovpn-ipad-06.jpg


You will see status change from Connecting to Connected.


Ovpn-ipad-07.jpg


Done ! You can now browse the Internet.