How to use PPTP VPN to access your home network through the High Power Wireless N Router? (Router mode--new logo)

Configuration Guide
Updated 05-24-2019 09:48:54 AM
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PPTP VPN Server is used to create a VPN connection for remote device. To use the VPN feature, you should enable PPTP VPN Server on your router, and configure the PPTP connection on the remote device. Please follow the steps below to set up a PPTP VPN connection.

Here we take TL-WR941HP for demonstration.

Step 1. Set up PPTP VPN Server on Your Router

1. This feature is only available when the router is set to Router mode. Please make sure you have configured the router correctly according to the instructions below.

How to configure Router Mode of High Power Wireless N Router? (new logo)

2. Go to Advanced VPN Server > PPTP VPN, and select Enable VPN Server.

Note:

Before you enable VPN Server, we recommend you configure Dynamic DNS Service (recommended) or assign a static IP address for router’s WAN port and synchronize your System Time with internet.

3. In the Client IP Address filed, enter the range of IP addresses (up to 10) that can be leased to the devices by the PPTP VPN server.

4. Configure the PPTP VPN connection account for the remote device.

5. Click Save.

 

Step 2. Configure PPTP VPN Connection on Your Remote Device

The remote device can use the Windows built-in PPTP software or a third-party PPTP software to connect to PPTP Server. Here we use the Windows built-in PPTP software as an example.

1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a new connection or network.

3. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.

4. Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).

5. Enter the internet IP address of the router (for example: 218.18.1.73) in the Internet address field. Click Next.

6. Enter the User name and Password you have set for the PPTP VPN server on your router, and click Connect.

7. The PPTP VPN connection is created and ready to use.

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