How to set up a PPTP VPN connection with TP-Link Wireless Dual Band 4G LTE Router (new logo)?

Configuration Guide
Updated 06-14-2019 07:16:01 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.

 

Step 1. Set up PPTP VPN Server on Your Router

 

1. Please refer to How to log into the web-based management interface of TP-Link Wireless Dual Band 4G LTE Router? (new logo)

 

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

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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. In the Username/Password filed, enter the username and password to authenticate clients to the PPTP VPN server.

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.

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3. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.

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4. Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).

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

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

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

 

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