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L2TP configuration guide for Xiaomi Mi Router 3

for KeepSolid VPN Unlimited users

This guide provides you with step-by-step instruction on how to set up a VPN on your Xiaomi router using the L2TP protocol.  What is Xiaomi Mi WiFi router 3 L2TP? How to setup L2TP on Xiaomi Mi Router? Let’s check it out!

 

Generate KeepSolid VPN Unlimited manual configuration settings for Mi Router setup 

 

At first, you need to get manual configuration settings in your KeepSolid User Office, which will include login and password for the L2TP connection, as well as the server domain name. 

Follow a few simple steps described in the tutorial How to manually create VPN configurations and you’ll easily get all the required information.

   

Set up the L2TP VPN connection on your Xiaomi router 

 

  1. Access your Xiaomi Mi router control panel available by the link miwifi.com. In case you’re signing in the control panel for the first time, you’ll be asked to set a password.
  2. At the bottom of the control panel, click on Advanced and proceed to the VPN section. 
VPN setup on Xiaomi router: Advanced settings > VPN
  1. Click Add service.

 

Configure VPN on Xiaomi router - click Add service in Advanced > VPN
  1. Fill out the fields on the Add service screen in the following way:
  • Name: enter the custom name of your VPN connection. In our example it is VPN_Unlimited.
  • Protocol type: choose L2TP.
  • Server: input the domain name of the selected VPN server.
  • Username: paste the login from KeepSolid VPN Unlimited manual configurations that you’ve previously generated in your User Office.
  • Password: paste the password from your manual configuration settings.
  1. Once completed, click Save
Enter L2TP settings on the Add service screen to set up VPN on your Xiaomi router

Connect to a VPN server via your Xiaomi Mi Router 3

 

The VPN connection(s) you’ve created will be listed under VPN. Click Connect and wait for the VPN connection to be established. 

 

Connect to a VPN server on your Xiaomi router

After the connection is successfully established, the status will change to Connected.

If you want your Xiaomi Mi 3 Router to automatically connect to the VPN after reboot, check the box next to Connect automatically when the device is on.

VPN setup on Xiaomi router - connect automatically when the device is on

Disconnect from the VPN server via your Xiaomi Mi Router 3

 

To disconnect from the VPN server, in the Advanced > VPN settings of your Xiaomi router just click Disconnect and wait till the connection is disabled. 

How to disconnect from VPN server on Xiaomi router

Bottom line on VPN for Mi Router setup

 

Well, now you know how to setup L2TP VPN connection for your Xiaomi Mi Router 3 yourself. In case you need to set up VPN on other devices, check out our Manuals page or contact our customer support via [email protected].