Setting Up OpenVPN Client on iPhone / iPad
Posted by Aidil A. on 21 September 2022 11:50 AM

Download and Install OpenVPN Connect

Setting up your iOS device iPhone / iPad using OpenVPN Connect

  1. Go to the App Store on your iPhone/iPad.

  2. Tap on Search bar.

  3. Enter "openvpn connect" in the search bar.

  4. Find the OpenVPN Connect application and tap on its installation button.




Download .ovpn configuration file

Once OpenVPN Connect is installed, download the .ovpn configuration file from respective VPN server.

The download link URL is stated in the activation form email you'd received.

If direct download into your iOS device or PC, ensure to save the file with extension .ovpn, not as .txt.

Shown here .ovpn configuration file being transferred to iPhone via email.

Touch the .ovpn file and open with OpenVPN Connect application.


 Inside the OpenVPN Connect application, select File and tap Add to add the imported configuration.



Enter your VPN username. You may tick Save password box if want your iPhone to save your VPN password.


You will get a pop-up asking for permission to add OpenVPN to your VPN configurations. Click Allow.

If you have enabled iPhone passcode, you may be asked to enter it.


OpenVPN Connect application will now try to establish VPN connection. Enter your VPN user's password.


To disconnect, tap on the same button you used to connect. You will be asked for disconnect confirmation. Click Confirm.



If you face any difficulties on the setup, please feel free to contact our support team by submitting a ticket on or emailing out support team at

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