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L2TP/IPsec VPN Configuration Guide for Windows 10 Mobile

for KeepSolid VPN Unlimited users

Want to cover your Windows 10 Mobile with a reliable VPN protection, go anonymous online, and get access to any geo-blocked content? Easy! This guide will walk you through the steps to set up a VPN connection using the L2TP/IPsec protocol on your Windows 10 Mobile.

 

I. Get VPN configurations for the Windows 10 L2TP VPN setup 

 

First of all, you need to generate the necessary VPN configurations in your User Office. Check out this tutorial for a detailed walkthrough on how to do it. There you’ll get such information as VPN server domain name, pre-shared key, login, and password, required for configuring your Windows Mobile Device. 

 

II. Set up L2TP/IPsec connection on Windows 10 Mobile

 

To configure L2TP VPN on your Windows 10 Phone, just follow the simple steps below:   

  1. Head into your phone’s settings: swipe down from the top of your screen and tap All Settings
L2TP windows 10 Mobile - all settings button
  1. Tap Network & wireless > VPN.
IPsec VPN connection on Windows mobile VPN Unlimited for Windows 10 Phone - VPN L2TP
  1. Press Add a VPN connection.
Add a VPN connection on Windows 10 phone
  1. Tap on the dropdown arrow below VPN provider > Windows (built-in).
Windows 10 L2TP VPN setup - choosing VPN provider
  1. In the Connection name field type in a custom name for the VPN connection you’re creating. In our example it is VPN Unlimited.
  2. In the Server name or address field, enter the domain name of the selected VPN server. The server domain name is available in the VPN configurations you’ve previously generated.
Windows 10 L2TP VPN setup - filling out VPN Unlimited settings
  1. Tap on the dropdown arrow beneath the VPN type, and choose the option L2TP/IPsec with pre-shared key.
L2TP on Windows 10 phone - choose VPN type L2TP/IPSec with pre-shared key
  1. Fill out the following fields using the information you got when generating VPN configurations.
  • Pre-shared key:  you can find it in the relevant psk field. 
  • Username: type in the login from Global Config section of the VPN configurations.
  • Password: you can find it in the same Global Config section.  
  1. Once you fill out the necessary information, tap Save
Windows 10 L2TP VPN setup - saving changes
  1.  The VPN connection you’ve just created will appear in the list of VPNs. Tap on it and press Connect
Connect to VPN on Windows Phone 10

That’s it! You’ve successfully configured Windows 10 IPsec VPN connection on your mobile and can now enjoy private, secure, and absolutely unrestricted web surfing. 

Need to set up VPN on other devices? Check out our manuals section to find the relevant guides or contact our customer support team via [email protected]. We’ll be glad to assist you any time!